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40 Years in the making

Our Heritage

Celebrating 40 years in the business

Founded four decades ago by John Wogan, VIDA Living stands proudly as a family-owned business, preserving a cherished family ethos. As we continue to grow, our unwavering commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction remains at the heart of our brand.

The Wogan Family Legacy:

A Tradition of Quality and Innovation

With a legacy of passion for creating beautiful, functional, and enduring furniture, John Wogan’s vision laid the foundation for VIDA Living’s prominence today. Building on this rich heritage, our esteemed Co-CEO, Alan Wogan, brings vast experience and a relentless pursuit of excellence to our brand. His forward-thinking leadership has propelled VIDA Living to new heights while staying true to our core values.

A Cohesive Leadership Team:

Guided Towards Success

Ladies and gentlemen, meet the dream team of VIDA executive leadership – the brains, the brawn, and the brilliant minds behind the magic!
Alan Wogan, David Caffrey, and Ronan Wogan are not your average run-of-the-mill suit-and-tie folks. They’re more like the Batman, Robin, and Alfred of the business world (minus the capes and masks, of course).

Alan, our CEO, has a knack for seeing into the future of the industry, while David, our COO operations maestro, can turn a problem into a solution faster than you can say “coffee break.” And then there’s Ronan, our CFO, who brings thought leadership to the table like it’s his morning cereal.

Together, they’re like a well-tuned orchestra, with Alan conducting the symphony, David keeping everyone in rhythm, and Ronan providing the electrifying solos. But don’t be fooled by their fancy titles – they’re just as likely to crack a joke as they are to close a deal.

So, in this whirlwind tour of VIDA’s top dogs, get ready to discover how they’re not only leading the charge in the business world but also injecting a healthy dose of fun and camaraderie into the mix. After all, it’s not all business; it’s VIDA!

A Talented and Diverse Senior Leadership Team

Our senior leadership team comprises seasoned professionals from diverse backgrounds, each contributing unique perspectives and skills. Their collective experience and shared values create an empowering work environment that encourages creativity and continuous growth.

Committed to Excellence:

Our Promise to You

At VIDA Living, we go beyond expectations to set new standards for excellence. Our commitment to quality craftsmanship, ethically sourced materials, and sustainable practices underscores our responsibility to the environment and the communities we serve.

Discover Our Inspiring Collections:

Where Elegance Meets Comfort

Explore our extensive range of furniture and home decor, crafted with love and attention to detail. From cozy living rooms to stylish dining areas and serene bedroom retreats, our products cater to various styles, tastes, and budgets. With a relentless pursuit of innovation, we ensure our pieces resonate with modern living while maintaining timeless appeal.

Welcome to the VIDA Living Experience

As a cherished customer, you become an integral part of the VIDA Living family. Embark on a journey of creating beautiful living spaces for your clients. Let us partner with you in creating a one stop destination for all things furniture.

Our Timeline


John P. Wogan begins retailing furniture in Dunleer, Co. Louth, Ireland.


John P. Wogan imports his first containers from Holland.


Furniture Link International established.


John could see a gap in the market for lower cost furniture than what was being produced locally in Ireland and took his first flight to Taipei in Taiwan in 1983.

John then bought the premises at Market Street in Ardee in 1983 which had substantial warehousing and allowed him the space & capacity to start importing containers directly.


To accommodate the growth of the business, Furniture Link move to 100,000 sq ft. premises in Dundalk, Co. Louth.


This was a period of sustained growth for Furniturelink International.

There was a sustained move from a sourcing model that was dominated by Malaysian produced dining products into a more rounded product range which began to include sofa.

By the mid 1990’s China had become the dominant source of supply.

Then in 1998 Vida were one of the earliest companies to enter Vietnam and sourcing of Vietnamese produced goods began.


Opening of largest furniture facility in UK and Ireland of the time at 200,000 sq. ft.


Begin working with product designers to develop collections.


Exhibit for the first time at Chinese International Furniture Fair to sell VIDA designs to retailers from across the world.


Acquisition of Wilkinson Furniture business in the UK.


Rebranded as VIDA Living. Opened office and showroom in Vietnam with expanded production team in Asia.


Appointment of Alan Wogan as Managing Director.


Company organisational restructure which included formal appointment of Vida’s executive team, directors and senior leadership team to better position the company for future growth.


Welcome return to international travel and buying after a 2 year gap due to the pandemic.


UK move to a new upgraded facility in Manchester.

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