News

We’re here today to honour Rita Shah, a successful Indian entrepreneur whose company has become the byword for recycling in Ireland. Her story starts in Thika, a small industrial town in Kiambu County, Kenya, home to important historic sites like the Mugumo Gardens, where, legend has it, a seer prophesied the fall of British rule

read more

New Website Launch

Shabra Plastics & Packaging are delighted to launch our new online shopping website.   To Launch the arrival of our new website we are giving one lucky customer the chance of winning an IPad.   To enter this competition simply place an order online with the total over €750.   The winner will be selected

read more

Plastic Fantastic: Entrepreneur Rita Shah on her recycling empire Whether she’s in the office, at the stables with her racehorses, or helping others through her charity work, Rita Shah loves life. She was honoured during Athlone Institute of Technology’s 2019 conferring ceremony with the institute’s highest honour – a Distinguished Fellowship. The title was bestowed

read more

‘Plastic is a beautiful thing if you can take care of it’ Shabra Plastics is the largest plastics recycler in Ireland, recycling 100,000 tonnes of plastics annually. Based in Castleblaney, Co Monaghan, the business was founded over 30 years ago by Rita Shah and Oliver Brady. Shabra Plastics operates a so-called closed-loop process for the

read more

Two local women among winners at Irish Women’s Awards Two local women were among those to take home awards at the Irish Women’s Awards last night.   Well-known local entrepreneur Rita Shah has been crowned Ireland’s Business Woman of the Year. While Cathriona McConnell of Donaghmoyne GAA was rewared for her services to sport.  

read more

Shabra raises

Rita Shah & Oliver Brady co-founders of the Shabra Charity Foundation held their 4th annual Cheltenham Preview & Race Night is on Tuesday, 6th March

read more

Lean Business

Hundreds of Irish firms are becoming more cost efficient and are increasing profits thanks to a support programme designed to encourage companies to adopt lean business principles. Cian Molloy reports. Lean business aims to use objective analysis to identify and eliminate waste in the production system to improve overall customer value. The techniques were pioneered

read more