Ardee Sports Company recently hosted an international delegation from the global sports shooting industry which brought business people from all over the world to Ireland.
Delegates from the USA, Russia and Australia visited Louth as part of a seven day visit to Ireland.
Barnaul, a town in Russia, four hours flying time east of Moscow, is home to “Barnaul Ammunition” – Russia’s largest ammunition manufacturer. Each year representatives from this company set up base in Europe for a week and invite their international customers to come and do business. This year at the invitation of Ardee Sports Company, they set up base in Dublin and visitors from many parts of the world came to Ireland to secure business. This included a delegation from Illinois USA representing “Zanders Sporting Goods” – one of the biggest sporting firearms and ammunition distributors in North America.
When the business was complete, the Brennan family in conjunction with Matthews Coach Hire went to Dublin and brought the remaining group of visitors to Ardee to visit the premises of Ardee Sports Company. They received a warm welcome from the team at Ardee Sports, a tour of the premises and also enjoyed shooting clay pigeons at the facilities on offer. The group of visitors where then taken to Darver Castle for lunch where they were also treated to a tour of the castle by owner Aidan Carville. During a speech in Darver Castle David Brennan, Managing Director of Ardee Sports, thanked the delegation for choosing Ireland as their business location. Ardee Sports Company got many messages of thanks for the hospitality.