Whelans Pharmacy, Gorey has been nominated a finalist in the ‘Pharmacy of the Year’ category of the inaugural Irish Independent Retail Awards 2018.
The pharmacy on St Michaels Road, Gorey was set up in 2013 by local couple, Ed & Veronica Whelan and currently employs seven staff. “We are absolutely delighted to be nominated for this prestigious award and I wish to thank everyone who nominated us and to thank our brilliant staff who made this possible” said Ed.
Gorey Chamber CEO, Diarmuid Devereaux is full of admiration for Ed and Veronica;
“To take a very brave step in establishing an independent business among a host of franchise pharmacies as the economy was taking its first tentative steps towards prosperity again, is to be celebrated itself.”
The final takes place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dublin on October 1st