|Founded||Dungarvan, Co. Waterford|
Darrers Stores was a department store and supermarket brand with outlets in Waterford, Dungarvan, Tramore and Carlow, in Ireland. Operating as a grocers and drapers, Darrers was reputedly one of the first stores to introduce the concept of a free plastic shopping bag. In some parts of Waterford and Carlow, "Darrers Bag" became a synonym for "plastic shopping bag", and retained meme status following the store's closure.
- Munster Express. 15 November 2012.
As a supermarket owner and retailer, Mr Darrer [..] prior to retiring from business, operated flagship stores in Waterford, Tramore, Dungarvan and Carlow.
- World Food Marketing Directory, Volume 1. Euromonitor. 1999. p. 352.
- "End of an era as closure is imminent of Darrers". Nationalist and Leinster Times. 24 September 2004 – via Flickr.
Ask any middle-aged person upwards for a plastic bag and the chances are they will refer to it as a Darrers bag
- "Marc-Ivan's docudrama on Flann O'Brien and his Carlow Connections". Nationalist and Leinster Times. 4 April 2017 – via Flickr.
From the Darrers bag to Corcoran's red lemonade, a wonderful glimpse of Carlow through the eyes of one of Ireland's greatest writers filled the airwaves last Saturday night
- "Darrers to close". Carlow People. 1 October 2007. Archived from the original on 12 March 2014. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
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