Elverys Sports

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Elverys Sports
Limited Company (Ltd.)
Industry Clothing and consumer goods manufacture
Founded 1847 as Elverys Sports
Founder J.W. Elvery, Staunton Family
Headquarters Moneen, Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland
Area served
Ireland
Key people
Anne Maire Hanly,[1]
(Marketing manager)
Products Footwear, sportswear, sports equipment, toiletries
Number of employees
>700 (2014)
Website www.elverys.ie

Elverys Sports is a sports store chain in Ireland. Founded in 1847, it is Ireland's oldest sports store. Elverys sell sports clothes and equipment, both third-party and own brand goods.

History[edit]

Elverys was founded in 1847, and is Ireland's oldest sports store.[2] It was taken over by Staunton Sports in 1998, and went from one store to over fifty nationwide since the takeover. As of 2011, the company employs over 600 people.

Products[edit]

Elverys offers equipment and sportswear for Gaelic games, soccer, golf, rugby, basketball and other sports. It also stocks exercise equipment such as treadmills and walkers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bank of Ireland Youth Week from October 26th - 29th", Kellybegsonline (archived link, 26 July 2011)
  2. ^ Barker, Tommy (24 March 2016). "Sports retailers Elverys plays long game". Irish Examiner. Retrieved 28 January 2017. 

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