Vaughan Shoes

  • Vaughan Shoes based in Mayo has been named as one of the five online retailers in Ireland with the best performance.

    Retail Excellence Ireland has unveiled its shortlist for National Online Retailer of the Year, and has selected five finalists from scores of entrants for the award - which is one of more than a dozen awarded annually by Retail Excellence Ireland to its members.

    Vaughan Shoes, Countrylife, Harry Corry Interiors, Michael Murphy Home Furnishing and are the five finalists chosen, due to their page loading speed, first impressions, ease and accuracy of product search, navigation, shopping cart and check-out functions and delivery options.

    Vaughan Shoes also operates stores in Castlebar, Ballinrobe and Claremorris.



  • Three businesses in Mayo have been awarded funding to help strengthen their online business and reach more customers, Fine Gael general election candidate Alan Dillon has revealed.


    Vaughan Shoes Castlebar, Stauntons Pharmacy Castlebar and Cordar Pharmacy Ballina were successful in their application.


    The successful applicants will receive between €10,000 and €25,000 to help them to enhance their online sales capabilities, which will allow them to reach new customers at home and abroad.


    Recipients of funding under the second round of the pilot Online Retail Scheme have been announced by Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD.


    As part of the Government’s Future Jobs Ireland framework, the pilot Online Retail Scheme initiative hopes to ensure that Irish retail businesses remain competitive.


    The funding of €659,550 brings the total to 40 retail businesses who are benefiting from the scheme.

  • Local Mayo Business Vaughan’s Shoes has won the national online retailer of the year award at the AIB Retail Excellence awards over the weekend.

    Vaughan’s Shoes won the best in Ecommerce award for excelling in the sale of goods online.

    Their site scored the highest rating at 84% in the first round of judging.

    After being shortlisted down to the top five the store, which has shops in Castlebar, Ballinrobe and Claremorris, were invited to Dublin to make a presentation to Ecommerce experts.

    The awards ceremony was attended by more than 500 Irish Retail Industry executives with winners announced across 20 categories.

    Donal Vaughan of Vaughan’s Shoes told Midwest Radio News the staff in the store are over the moon with the award.