More than the sum of its parts

The car industry has had its travails in recent years, but online-based parts supplier Mick’s Garage is going from strength to strength, writes Dick O’Brien

8th January, 2011

December’s heavy snow brought about motoring Armageddon in many parts of the country.

While plenty of firms struggled to cope, a young internet business was making hay. ‘‘We were the people who introduced Snow Socks to Ireland,” said Ciaran Crean, managing director of ‘‘We ended up having a very busy month.”

The move was the latest coup for the company founded by Crean and his...

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