Permanent TSB branches awarded Guaranteed Irish Symbol

by Gazette Reporter
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Permanent TSB branches in Dublin were recently awarded the Guaranteed Irish symbol for commitment to local enterprise.

The bank has a presence in 76 locations across Ireland, 19 of which serve the people of Dublin in Stillorgan, Dun Laoghaire, Balbriggan, Swords, Dundrum, Malahide, Santry, Raheny, Rathmines, Phibsboro, Rathfarnham, Finglas, Walkinstown, Ballyfermot, Tallaght, Tyrrelstown, Quarryvale, Grafton Street and Blanchardstown.

Serving over one million customers nationwide, Permanent TSB has successfully achieved membership of Guaranteed Irish for its contribution to local communities across the country and commitment to Irish provenance and local employment.

Guaranteed Irish champions a network of 1,600 member businesses, employing over 100,000 people across Ireland, and generating an annual combined Irish turnover of €10bn.

The licenced symbol is awarded to successful businesses by the Guaranteed Irish Appraisals Committee represented by Jason Crawford partner, Grant Thornton; Rob Lyons, senior sales & marketing manager Certification Europe Ltd. (CEL); Mark Keller, international sales & marketing director, and Karen Deignan, director & co-founder of sustainability works.

Commenting on the announcement, Patrick Farrell, Director of Retail Banking at Permanent TSB, said: With over 2500 employees in Ireland, 76 branches nationwide and a commitment to maintain our branch network, we are very proud to become a member of Guaranteed Irish. We also look forward to working with the team at Guaranteed Irish in the months ahead to showcase some talented SMEs through a ‘kick starting retail’ initiative, which will be run in partnership with Permanent TSB and Guaranteed Irish later this year.”

Brid O’Connell CEO Guaranteed Irish, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Permanent TSB and its network of branches providing services to the people of Dublin and throughout Ireland as a member of Guaranteed Irish. The Guaranteed Irish symbol is only awarded to businesses that contribute to our communities, make a commitment to Irish provenance, and support local jobs. The national licenced symbol helps consumers identify businesses that operate locally in Ireland and contribute to the local economy.”

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