Bags of success for Lily’s Tea Shop couple

Family-run tea firm based in Louth supplies 130 outlets and a further 30 hotels, restaurants and cafes

19th February, 2017
Lily Chen and Dom McGroddy, owners, Lily’s Tea Shop

Five years after Chinese-born Lily Chen set up her speciality tea business in Termonfeckin in Co Louth, the venture became a family affair when her husband Dom McGroddy joined the business full-time in 2014.

The move marked a new departure for the couple, who had met while working in management roles for a construction supplies business.

When the construction market collapsed in 2008, Chen, who hails from the southern Chinese province of Fujian, one of the...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly

€315

€248

Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

Tom Maguire: Tax changes we make now could help business for years

More Business Tom Maguire 9 months ago

The Daily Briefing

The Daily Briefing