Irish Makers is a new series spotlighting some of the most talented makers and creators that the country has to offer.

It's now more important than ever for us to support small independent businesses, whether that be by sharing their creations across social media, buying from them or recommending to a friend. 

With Christmas quickly approaching, its the perfect time to support Irish...

Today's spotlighted Irish makers are Michael Keelan and Max Fox with Flying Elephant, making everything from Christmas toys for children and gifts to home furniture. 

The idea for Flying Elephant came about when Michael and Max's event industry business, Flying Elephant Productions, came to a standstill due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

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The founders realised that they needed to keep innovating and creating in order to sustain their business until things returned to normal and with this idea 17 jobs were saved. 

The products are 100 percent Irish made with their signature finish, creative flair and distinctive Flying Elephant motif - find out more here