Monday May 25, 2020

In a New York state of mind

Amanda Hilton Sawyer spent a quarter of a century in the Big Apple. Now she’s returned to Ireland to set up a new lifestyle brand, writes Tina-Marie O’Neill

24th February, 2019
A selection of images of Hilton-Sawyer’s Brooklyn home. Above: the dining space and extension with its full-height glazing and glass work, made in Brooklyn

Limerick native Amanda Hilton Sawyer spent some 25 years in New York City, where she worked in real estate, selling lofts in Manhattan’s trendy SoHo and TriBeCa districts. Now Hilton Sawyer has returned to Ireland and set up a new lifestyle brand: Irish Girl in Brooklyn.

The venture includes an online store and a showroom on Thomas Street in Limerick, which specialises in homeware, interiors and floral design. Hilton Sawyer set the business up...

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