The Cope - Business All-Star Accreditation
All-Star Donegal Business of the Year 2021/2022
The Cope has achieved AIBF 2021-1014 All-Star Donegal Business Of The Year 2021/2022, in recognition of the company’s commitment to the business life of its community.
We wish to recognise The Cope’s conduct in the areas of trust, commitment, performance & customer-centricity.
The Cope is hereby included in the AIBF Register Of Irish Business Excellence.
– Kieran Ring, Deputy Chair, Adjudication Board
Message from Emma Mcgarvey - Business Support Manager, The Cope
The Cope has established itself as one of the Irelands leading retailers serving the community in West Donegal for over 115 years. Our Founder, Paddy the Cope Gallagher, was a visionary before his time and the Co-op as it stands today is a testament to the people who have driven its success and sustainability by adapting and embracing change as required by the ever-changing needs of today’s retail consumer.
This accreditation is in recognition of the efforts and hard work put in by the Cope team who consistently strive to deliver customer satisfaction through exceeding expectations.
About The Cope
The Cope or the Templecrone Agricultural Co-operative Society is a co-operative retail chain indigenous to The Rosses area of County Donegal.
Founded in 1906 by a small group of people led by the extraordinary, “Paddy the Cope Gallagher” it has a number of supermarkets as well as a full department store, a builders merchants and an agricultural division.
The Cope has brought huge social and economic benefits to the people of West Donegal and is now recognised as one of the leading retailers in Ireland, stocking more product lines than any other retailer in the North West.
The Cope prides itself on being a community business that creates sustainable employment whilst operating with integrity and honesty through an engaged and inspired team.
The Cope is a multi-location co-operative with businesses in Dungloe, Annagry, Kincasslagh & Falcarragh.
Within these four locations are 12 individual retail businesses, they include foodstores located in Annagry, Falcarragh and Kincasslagh.
Operating from the town of Dungloe The Cope operates: Hardware & Homeware, Menswear, Sports, Ladieswear, Furniture & Flooring, An Club Beag Play Area, IT Sales & Services, Home Improvement / Builders Providers and Agricultural Supplies.