All Occasions Florists Ltd. was established by Mary Harte trading under Portlaoise Florist in 1976. It was the first flower shop in the town of Portlaoise, and Mary, our Managing Director, still works part time in the shop.
Currently the shop is managed by Mary’s daughter, Yvonne Harte N.D.S.F. F.S.F.
Yvonne is a qualified floral designer with a Btech National Diploma in Floristry & Interior landscaping from Oaklands College,St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England, and also has a Diploma with the Society of Floristry (UK).
In 2002 Yvonne qualified as a Society of Floristry Judge & continues to be active in judging competitions throughout the UK and Ireland. Yvonne ensures all staff are fully trained in all aspects of floristry and customer care. We employ 7 full time florists and 3 part time florists.
We receive fresh flowers direct to us from Holland of the highest quality 2 - 3 times weekly and carry a wide selection & choice.