Since being founded in 2015, Madlug has gained attention and support from various media outlets and organisations across the UK. Below are some of the articles and features that have highlighted the work and impact of Madlug.
We are always looking for opportunities to spread the word about our mission to ensure no child or young person should carry their life in a bin bag or plastic shopping bag.

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BBC News

Social enterprises: Giving back to the community

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The Guardian

Madlug: I dont want to be a campaigner or a big stick

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Simon Community launches 'Welcome Pack' for homeless

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The Top Christmas Gifts from Independent Brands

Belfast Telegraph

Northern Ireland man ensures no child carries their life in a bin bag


The luggage brand helping to support children in care, with one bag donated for each one sold

Irish News

Craigavon luggage firm MadLug has bags of potential

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Co Armagh social enterprise teams up with John Lewis to raise awareness of children in care


Madlug: The Co Armagh company founded with £500 that has given children their dignity back

News Letter

Madlug believes no child should carry their life in a bin bag or in a plastic shopping bag

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Northern Ireland World

John Lewis Christmas advert 2022 highlights Richhill social enterprise Madlug's worthy work

Home For Good

The Madlug Story

License Global

Novel Entertainment and Horrid HenryTeam Up with Madlug