The midlands chambers of commerce voucher scheme has been a huge success.
There has been a big increase in the number of people shopping locally this Christmas.
Chambers of commerce in the midlands have seen a rise in the sales of their vouchers.
Mullingar Chamber have had sales of €330,000, with Laois having €80,000 in the last three weeks since the launch of a new gift card.
Aoife Wyer, Administrator of Tullamore Chamber, says it has been the biggest year yet: