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Old traditions with a contemporary feel at Mishnóc

Wednesday, 6th February, 2019 10:54am
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Old traditions with a contemporary feel at Mishnóc

Photo: Ray Ryan

Old traditions with a contemporary feel at Mishnóc

Photo: Ray Ryan

By Robert Grace

THERE are a few aromas in life that have the ability to stop you in your tracks.
If you are like me, they are the smell of freshly brewed coffee in the morning, of cut grass in the summer, of a burning cigar close by and of real leather, well, any time at all.
A trip to the Mishnóc workshop in Athenry is worth the visit simply for the rich fragrance of leather that envelopes you as soon as you walk through the door. The business is the brainchild of Pat Delaney and his business partner Mark McDonnell.
Pat is a native of Athenry and attended St Jarlath’s College in Tuam. On finishing his education and after working as a sales manager for a number of years, he turned to taxi driving prior to the economic recession, working on and off in the industry for close to ten years. But a drastic change soon followed.

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