Shoestring start to boutique elegance

Dressing to impress has paid dividends for Galway-based boutique owners Angela Gilligan and Martie Gorman, who opened Don't Call Me Dear on Mill Street in 2010.

20th October, 2013

Dressing to impress has paid dividends for Galway-based boutique owners Angela Gilligan and Martie Gorman, who opened Don't Call Me Dear on Mill Street in 2010.

They invested Euro 30,000 in savings and borrowings to start the venture, selling occasion and casual wear as well as hats and accessories .

''We wanted to open a shop unlike anything we had seen in Galway. We felt that all of the major towns were being over-run by large foreign high...

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