22.07.13

Chloë O’Connor

Managing Director of Love Letters Wedding Stationery

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Chloë O’Connor is the owner and Managing Director of Love Letters Wedding Stationery Ltd. She graduated from NUI Maynooth in 1997 with a B.A. Hons Degree in History & Classics and went on to work in IT for several years as a programmer. From 2004, she worked with her family business, bags.ie, for over six years as head of Sales & Business Development. During this time she also set up her own business, Stronghold Packaging Distributors Ltd, specialising in reusable, environmentally friendly, packaging. This company featured in the book, That’ll Never Work, stories of twelve Irish entrepreneurs, published by KPMG in 2007. During this time she also worked as a fundraiser, voluntarily with Ranelagh Arts Festival. She worked as a professional fundraiser for two years; with Kilkenny Arts Festival in 2011 and as Development Manager with Dublin Theatre Festival, Europe’s oldest specialist theatre festival, during 2012/13. She has been on the board of Butler Gallery, Kilkenny since September 2011. In June 2013, Chloë acquired Love Letters Wedding Stationary, which produces Irish designed, hand made wedding stationery.

Because I am a Girl I ask …  difficult questions all the time.

Because I am a Girl I believe …  in making my own dreams come true.

Because I am a Girl I hope …  I will always be able to hear music.

Because I am a Girl I wonder ...  if I will have the opportunity to read enough books.

Because I am a Girl I dream …  big.

Because I am a Girl I remember …  everyone who believes in me.

Because I am a Girl I like …  dancing.

Because I am a Girl I dislike …  being told things are not possible.

Because I am a Girl I feel …  passionately about the beauty in the ordinary.

Because I am a Girl I celebrate …  learning new things all the time.

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