As one of the national symbols of Ireland the harp is also used extensively by businesses and other corporations wishing to convey 'Irish-ness'.
Guinness bottle labels are perhaps its most famous gig while a heavily stylised harp puts in an appearance on the tail fins of budget carrier Ryan Air. It is also known as the Celtic harp, the Gaelic harp, the clàrsach (in Scotland) or the cláirseach (in the modern Irish language).
Young George was only 2 years old when his older sister Daisy, died in 1893 leaving George an only child.
Wade Heath also produced a Mickey Mouse figure and a toy Mickey Mouse tea set, which were both released in 1935.In 1930 Jessie Hallen was given her own department at Wades Manchester Pottery.She produced superb porcelain floral arrangements and lady figurines. In 1933 Major Wade became Chairman of both companies despite being a relatively minor shareholder.In late 1935, Wade Potteries Ltd was formed, merging both Wade Heath and AJ Wade Ltd.George Wade was appointed Chairman and George Heath the Managing Director.