Monday February 17, 2020

Navan man’s wood craft utensils a hit

Design student Conor Cogan’s college sideline has grown into a thriving business, selling online and through 30 outlets in Ireland and abroad

7th January, 2018
Conor Cogan, who founded The Bearded Man while in college studying design innovation

Conor Cogan from Navan set up Bearded Man Ireland in 2016 to market a range of handmade wooden products while studying for a degree in science at Maynooth.

There are six products in the Bearded Man range, priced from €12.95, including a bottle opener, shaving brush and pizza cutter. Made from ash, beech or walnut, they are available to buy online at Customers have the option of including a personalised engraving.

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