Saturday November 28, 2020

Popchair could top the charts for papal visit

12th August, 2018
John McGarry and his daughter Lucy Pic: Douglas O’Connor

Dublin-based entrepreneur John McGarry has taken the first 1,000 orders for the foldable cardboard chair he has designed for event-goers ahead of the papal visit to Ireland taking place later this month.

A former currency trader, McGarry launched The Popchair earlier this year, working with Smurfit Kappa Design Solutions in Tallaght to design a foldable portable chair made from double-corrugated cardboard.

Available to buy online at, popchairs branded for the papal visit are priced at...

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