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A new way to pay

A new way to pay

We are an online shop but we know that sometimes it just does not suit you to pay online. Sometimes teachers want to order for their classroom and prefer to have the payment made by the school or early years settings prefer to pay by cheque or by bank transfer. Of...

Our New Workspace

Our New Workspace

For a long time now we have been working out of several spaces. Some were good for storage. Some were good for processing orders. We had office space for all the admin work. But we have never had a space that we could call home. Over the last few years, we have had to...

Fundraising Raffle

Fundraising Raffle

Little Blue Heroes As a business we choose to work with a nominated charity Little Blue Heroes. Little Blue Heroes, a not-for-profit charity operated entirely by volunteers (no paid staff) made up of Garda members/staff, retired Garda members, their families, friends...

A New Stockist

A New Stockist

We were very hesitant to go down the route of wholesale, until we met the Dufffy family that is. Tony Duffy and his family run an incredible independent toy store in Dunleer Co Louth.

Gift bags

Gift bags

We know that lots of our customers are buying gifts for the children in their lives, whether that is a birthday gift or a Christmas gift. We have been asked many times if we have gift bags as an option so we decided it was bout time to make one. There was a bit of a...

New design survey

New design survey

New Designs Every year over the summer months we go through a design and development cycle where we draft up and sample some new designs. We include new designs based on what we are most frequently asked for and of course what fits in with our mission to connect...

Barnardos Big Toddle

Barnardos Big Toddle

Ready, Set, Toddle! The theme of this year’s Barnardos Big Toddle is Community Helpers, people who help and support us all in our communities every day. At the very heart of Big Toddle are the children...

A new way to pay

A new way to pay

Pay with just a click We are delighted to say that our online shop now supports Google Pay and Apple Pay making the process quick and easy. At the end of each product page you will spot a new button which lets you checkout immediately with either Apple or Google...

A new name

A new name

Why we have changed our name It is a decision that was a long time coming. When we started off, I chose to name the business Mermaids and Dragons, it was quirky and interesting, and it represented my 2 daughters at that time. Like everything though, we evolved. We...