|How we Started...
Molly's came about after much research into the Irish Gift Industry. It started many years ago when Bill grew up in an Irish American household that was extremely proud of their Irish heritage. All of the social events included Irish songs and dance. This feeling of Irish pride never diminished.
Through the years, the market for Irish products increased in the United States. Stores selling Irish wares were increasing. The thought of an Irish shop was ever on our minds. After visiting many Irish shops we started thinking about one of our own. A great deal of research started the process. We did all the groundwork to bring you a shop you will enjoy.
We wish to introduce you to the family involved in Molly Malone's,
To the left is Bill and Emily enjoying a fine dinner at a restaurant in Dingle, Co. Kerry, on a recent trip to Ireland where they researched and purchased some of Molly's product line.
The family tradition continued with
Grandsons Ben and Cory. Ben (left)liked the action at the cash register, but was not fond of mops and brooms. Therefore, we appointed him Special Promotions Manager and Cash Register Technician.
Grandson Cory (right) was often found in the food section, so he was our Quality Control Officer in the candy and crisp section.
Edna (middle) is the family's Irish Carin Terrier.
Molly Malone's Irish Gifts Store mascots were Fibber and Molly, These beautiful Irish Water Spaniels loved the store, but preferd the lake. Their take on life is dogs were meant to have fun.
The above text and pictures was the beginning of Molly Malones. Presently we are in a new and larger shop with a corner location. Ben and Cory have grown; Ben is employed as a mechanic and Cory is serving his county in the US Army.
Fibber and Molly have gone to doggy heaven and are greatly missed. Loving the breed we have a new Irish water spaniel named Mick as our mascot. He is a large fun loving dog and a great pet.
Stop by and say hi and while you are at it, sample a bit of Ireland and find that perfect Irish gift you've been looking for.