WOMEN OF THE YEAR 2016: Niamh Sherwin-Barry, The Irish Fairy Door Company

Niamh Sherwin-Barry founded The Irish Fairy Door Company in August 2013 with her friend, Aoife, and their husbands, Oisin and Gavin.

In only three years, the range of wooden fairy doors has grown to include colourful wall art, accessories and storybooks and The Irish Fairy Door Company has now sold 300,000 doors across 80 different countries.

The brand officially launched in the USA in February 2016 and already more than 10,000 doors have been sold there, with a further one million doors set to be sold globally this year.

The ToyNews Women of the Year 2016 networking and awards event will take place at London’s Soho Hotel on July 21st, 2016. The winner of this year’s Woman of the Year Award will be selected from this year’s list of 30 outstanding individuals. Click here to book tickets to the Awards.

About Robert Hutchins

Robert Hutchins is the editor of Licensing.biz and ToyNews. Hutchins has worked his way up from Staff Writer to the position of Editor across the two titles, having spent almost eight years with both ToyNews and Licensing.biz, and what now seems like a lifetime surrounded by toys. You can contact him by emailing robert.hutchins@biz-media.co.uk or calling him on 0203 143 8780 You can even follow him on Twitter @RobGHutchins if ranting is your thing...

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