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Eason and Son have more than 60 outlets in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, stocking an extensive range of books, newspapers, magazines, greeting cards, and stationery. Some shops also stock music, video, DVD’s, toys, and computer accessories. The company was originally founded in 1819 as Johnston & Co. Charles Eason and his son acquired the business from W.H. Smith in 1886.

Financial Data


By Turnover

(€130.4 million)

By Employees

411th in Top Companies By Turnover
  • 625
  • €130.4 million


  • Liam Hanly CEO/Managing Director

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