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From 0-60 in Three Years

Aoife Kinsella at the Hardware Journal recently caught up with Eamonn Kerr, Manager of Ferdia Homevalue, Ardee, about the phenomenal growth and success of this ambitious three-and-a-half-year-old business, now thriving in a spacious new premises. Read the full story here Eamonn Kerr with the Louth Girls U16 GAA Team. Aoife Kinsella talks to Eamonn Kerr, […]

The Guaranteed Irish Guide to Christmas

If you are looking for tips on how you can be a conscious consumer through your day to day activities this Christmas have a read of Guaranteed Irish latest blog “The Guaranteed Irish Guide to Christmas”. the very practical ‘fix it’ man or woman in your life who will only appreciate a sensible, no-nonsense gift, Homevalue is […]

Meet the CEO” series on the Global DIY Network

Earlier today, EDRA/GHIN General Secretary John Herbert interviewed Paul Candon CDir, Chartered FCIPD, CEO of United Hardware as part of the “Meet the CEO” series on the Global DIY Network. Find out more here: Today, EDRA/GHIN General Secretary John Herbert interviewed Paul Candon CDir, Chartered FCIPD, CEO of United Hardware as part of the “Meet the CEO” series […]

EEC Homevalue Balbriggan opens new-look store following €3.5m investment

Well-known DIY, Homeware and Building Materials store EEC Hardware, Balbriggan, is  opening  their new-look store following the significant expansion and refurbishment of its premises based in the heart of North County Dublin. EEC Homevalue, based in Stephenstown Industrial Park, Balbriggan, has undergone a significant refurbishment of its existing premises in addition to an expansion which […]

Rebuilding Ireland Seminar

If you missed the Guaranteed Irish annual Construction Forum that took place on Tuesday morning, you can catch up on all the insights from the event right here:  A panel of industry experts will discuss rapid changes and emerging trends in the sector.Paddy Kelly Etex Tara Flynn Paul Candon CDir, Chartered FCIPD United Hardware Xtratherm Construction Industry Federation (CIF)


Treacy’s Homevalue Hardware in Thomastown, county Kilkenny is to become a whole lot greener after its plans to erect solar panels at its property were approved by Kilkenny County Council. The application was made by Legan Developments Limited to construct create 139m2 of photovoltaic panels on top of the store in Cloghabrody on the Kilkenny […]


 60% of adults saved money for home renovations during pandemic lockdown 1 in 5 people believe the standard of their homes suffered as a result of lockdowns More than half of Irish people are nervous about letting tradespeople into their homes due to Covid-19 fears 20 May 2021 – New research from leading DIY, builders’ merchants, and homeware group – Homevalue […]


The most expensive, best craic, most trustworthy and best timekeepers amongst Ireland’s tradespeople revealed in new research Electricians voted as most professional, most trustworthy, but also most expensive Painters and Decorators voted most Craic according to new research by leading DIY, Hardware and Homeware group, Homevalue 3 in 4 adults (75%) claim that ‘word-of-mouth’ has […]


As part of our Industry Leader interview series, The Hardware Journal caught up with Paul Candon, recently appointed CEO of United Hardware, in what has been a very interesting first few months of his tenure. Can you tell our readers about your background career and how that experience will help you in your current role […]


This is an amazing achievement, D.Lynch & Sons Homevalue, Portumna, Co. Galway recently celebrated 150 years in business. They have been serving the people of Portumna & surrounding areas with an extensive range of quality hardware & homeware products & building materials since 1870. This is an amazing celebration for the Lynch family & all […]