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Homevalue Nominated for Guaranteed Irish Business Award in E-Commerce

Guaranteed Irish Business Finalists Announced for Guaranteed Irish 50th Anniversary, proudly supported by PTSB. Homevalue, part of United Hardware, Ireland’s leading DIY, Hardware, and Homeware group is delighted to be nominated in the E-Commerce category, sponsored by ESW at the third annual Guaranteed Irish Business Awards 2024, proudly supported by PTSB. The Awards ceremony will […]

Winners Announced For 2023 ‘United in Excellence Awards’ – Recognise Very Best Standards in Hardware Sector

12 Oct – Hardware and builders merchant stores from around the country have been honoured for achieving exceptional standards in retailing at the ‘United in Excellence Awards’ ceremony, hosted by Comedian, Mario Rosenstock at Mount Wolseley Hotel Spa & Golf Resort, County Carlow. Wallace’s Homevalue, Wellington Bridge, Co Wexford won the overall and highly coveted […]

Associated Hardware and National Hardware Merge to Create Ireland’s Largest Independent Co-operative Hardware Group

Monday, 3rd July, 2023 – Associated Hardware (“AHL”) and National Hardware (“NHL”), two of Ireland’s leading hardware groups, have completed a long term merger process, switching over to a single entity trading under the United Hardware company name, which served as the name for the joint venture between both companies since 2009. The previous joint […]

Remarkable safety initiatives recognised across diverse sectors at this year’s Health & Safety Excellence Awards

Dedicated to recognising excellence in the field of Health & Safety, the Health & Safety Awards 2023 brought together leading professionals and companies from a wide range of industries to showcase their innovative and effective practices With a strong emphasis on the importance of keeping workplaces safe and healthy, the Health & Safety Excellence Awards […]

NEW RESEARCH: 7 in 10 Irish households still frugally managing their home heating and energy

February 2023 – Irish households are still frugally managing their home heating and energy bills, according to new research by leading DIY, Hardware, and Homeware group, Homevalue. The new research comes amid continued warnings of impending cold snaps, return of the beast from the east, and the impending instalment of energy credit due to billpayers […]


Congratulations to Irish Building Supply Homevalue who just opened their second store in Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow. The store showcases an extensive range of hand tools, paint, timber, showers, radiators and much, much more. The modern fit out will deliver a strong customer experience with a large focus on trade customers at present. The store is […]

Paul Candon is now the President of the HAI – HAI thanks outgoing President and board members as new are welcomed – Hardware Association

Thursday the 8th of December marked Michael O’Donohoe’s (Wavin Ireland) final Executive Committee meeting as President of Hardware Association Ireland.  After taking up the mantle in 2021 as the country coped with another wave of Covid-19, he took on his role with vigor and enthusiasm, working closely with the board, the HAI team and our […]

Guaranteed Irish launch ‘Guaranteed Irish Forest’ initiative to start climate action engagement campaign with their members.

Guaranteed Irish and five of their members collaborate on the first climate action initiative for the organisation since its founding in 1974. Guaranteed Irish are partnering with their members to launch a new biodiversity initiative, the Guaranteed Irish Forest. The Guaranteed Irish Forest project aims to encourage climate action engagement and increase biodiversity. The biodiversity […]

United Hardware Host ‘United in Excellence Awards’ 2022 recognising exceptional standards in sector

Hardware stores across the country were recognised for retail excellence at first awards since emergence of COVID-19 pandemic which significantly impacted the sector Well known Fingal hardware and builders’ merchants, EEC Homevalue Balbriggan wins overall ‘United in Excellence Store of The Year Award’ for 2022 Hardware and builders merchant stores from the around the country […]