Ennis Electrical is still reaping the benefits of the Quin Rd move two decades later


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ENNIS Electrical Supplies Ltd. has been providing residents of Clare and beyond for over 46 years. A family business at heart, it is run by Eric Flynn while his two sisters are also involved, Audrey and Paula.

The history of Ennis Electrical dates back to 1976 when Eric’s father Paul opened the first electrical retail store at Woodquay in Ennis before moving the business to Parnell Street where they still operate. a shop today.

The Flynns expanded their business in 2000 when they opened their flagship premises in Quin Road Business Park. “Initially, we just moved the company’s trading post to Quin Road, and then we decided to toy open a Retail Showroom also, so now they both operate from the same location. Today they employ 30 people.

Eric tells The Clare Echo that the move was key to growing the business and expanding its customer base. “We were one of the first companies to do this after Market Hardware WHO were the first to settle there, we followed soon after. Soon after, people realized that the business park was the place to be because it was much more accessible from a parking perspective, and now we have tile shops, furniture stores, carpet stores, DIY stores, electricityl , heating and plumbing stores . A can do just about anything their shop for your new home in Quin Road Business Park. “We are seeing an increase in out-of-county customers coming to the business park. This is a credit to all businesses in the park, as customers are obviously impressed with the quality and selection of stores in the park.”

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“This move allowed us to present our product more while locate towards more modern showrooms. OWe proudly stock every brand available from entry level to mid to high end so that we have a good selection for the consumer.

Ennis Electrical, which has also operated a third store in Nenagh for 15 years, stocks a full range of market leading brands of AEG, Bosch, Siemens, Neff, Miele, Tourbillon to only cite a few. Ranges (both slide-in and range-style) American refrigerators, kitchen appliances, washing machines to vacuum cleaners, televisions laptops and more.

Coming out of a pandemic, the electrical supplies specialist says if they continue to be very busy it is not without challenges. A the noted increase in the number of customers purchasing items like Sage coffee machines hasn’t been the only impact felt – they’re like many companies navigating the choppy waters of the price inflation and supply chain issues.

Electrical wholesale is an integral part of the business and local contractors are reliably supplied with a full range of high quality products, including everything from switches, sockets, cable, light fixtures, showers, bulbs and more.

Customers come from Clare and beyond to visit Ennis Electrical, and Eric notes that their online store (https://www.enniselectrical.ie/) which has recently been modernised, continues to attract a new market with customers from all over Ireland.

Eric adds: “We have well trained and very faithful Staff, some of whom have worked at Ennis Electrical for over 40 years. Customers love to come back to meet familiar faces in the store that they would have purchased an appliance or kitchen fixture from before. »

Ennis Electrical is open from 9am to 6pm five days a week (and until 5.30pm on Saturdays).

Tel: 065 6829684; Email: [email protected];

The Web: www.enniselectrical.ie

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