Blowing the Cobwebs off Galway retail

Phyllis McNamara is marking 45 years in business this year

9th July, 2017
Phyllis MacNamara, owner of Cobwebs jewellery shop in Galway Picture: Kelvin Gillmore

Her father’s brand of enterprise ignited a passion for business in Phyllis MacNamara, who set up the Galway city jewellery store Cobwebs 45 years ago.

Jimmy Lydon died last year aged 96. A successful businessman with a longstanding career in hospitality, he was remembered for bringing a touch of culinary class to the Galway Races at the Lydon House catering tent.

“My father always made business seem really exciting. When he was going off to...

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