Making It Work: Former pilot’s new business is ready for take-off

Dust+Rock founder Susan Furniss Radley came up with the idea for the Wrist Pocket – or ‘horizontal purse’ – accessory on her travels

20th November, 2020
Making It Work: Former pilot’s new business is ready for take-off
Susan Furniss Radley, founder of Dust+Rock: ‘There’s little point in going after the millennial market because if a Kardashian isn’t endorsing a product, they’re really not interested.’ Photo: Patrick Browne

Susan Furniss Radley left her career as a commercial pilot to develop the Wrist Pocket, a new functional accessory she has launched ten years after first coming up with the idea.

She gave up working for Stobart Air in late 2018 to set up Dust+Rock from her home in Dungarvan, Co Waterford.

She said the Wrist Pocket, the start-up’s main product, could be used to store small but essential items like mobile phones, keys and...

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