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Bailies Coffee: Machine Maintenance and Start Up Guide

Well, we guess we could never have thought that we’d be in this situation. It’s like what we would imagine seeing on a Netflix show has turned into a reality, and a harsh one at that.  Over the past several weeks of lockdown, we have been amazed at the resilience the coffee industry has shown, and how it has been able to find ways to adapt, especially during these incredibly difficult circumstances. From creating new web shops, brand new takeaway and delivery services to providing online brewing and baking videos for those stuck at home- the coffee industry and our local coffee community, has been doing it’s upmost to support itself, and everyone within its wider community at this time. ...

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Bailies Engineering Advice

These past few weeks have hit us all hard. While we’re all at home; working, staying indoors, trying to isolate to protect loved ones and everyone around us- sadly, our world as we know it, and our day-to-day as we knew it has dramatically changed. With that, local businesses have begun to close their doors in the interest of public well-being and safety. With this in mind, we want to support all businesses who work with us closely and help them as much as possible at this time. Prior to the Government’s new updates at the weekend, Bailies engineers had offered a service that would allow for businesses to create pop-up stands to conduct take-away and retail trade. However, this...

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Beyond Bailies: Indigo & Cloth

Indigo & Cloth is doing something a bit different to other stores in Dublin. The Independent men’s fashion, lifestyle and design retailer resides in Dublin’s famous Temple Bar- a tourist hotspot of the city. In contrast to the busy tourist scene, Indigo & Cloth heralds art and design (outside of the perfectly poured Guinness and renditions of ‘Galway Girl’) by local Irish artists. The store itself boasts quality menswear and lifestyle products unique and exclusive to Ireland, whilst serving a seasonal speciality coffee offering from their café that can be enjoyed whilst taking in the unique aesthetic of the store. In the re-purposed textile building, of the towering four floors of brick and mortar; three are dedicated not only to...

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Christmas Gift Guide 2019

It’s the most wonderful time of the year- and that means it’s time to get started on those Christmas wish lists! At Bailies, we know that gift giving, often comes that little bit of panic the closer it gets to Christmas time- it’s never easy when trying to pick the perfect present!  This year, we’ve put together the following Christmas Gift Guide- filled with inspiration and plenty of options to help make your Christmas shopping that little bit easier!    Coffee There’s no such thing as too much coffee… right? Right. For 2019, we have a choice of two Christmas Coffees that will certainly add to any coffee lover’s festive cheer! Our limited-edition Christmas Blend is unique combination of two washed microlot coffees...

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Beyond Bailies: Cargo

Amidst the busy hustle of Holywood High street, surrounded by Ferguson Flower’s collection of giant monsterras, orchids and peace lilies- you'll find the second location of Cargo Coffee. For almost a year, Cargo’s new second location; on Northern Ireland’s ‘Gold Coast’ (or so Mike McGoldrick would call it) has taken off. Inside,Cargo shares its space with Ferguson Flowers- and together, both businesses are blossoming (oh yep, the puns are back), with their co-space naturally marrying their two businesses and aesthetic styles together. Matt’s cool brew bar/café and Ferguson’s wonderfully vibrant haven of flora and fauna play well against and with each other to achieve a collected and unique feel for the customer to truly sit back and relax. But this isn’t the...

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