EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Ireland
The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ programme passionately believes in promoting entrepreneurship across the island of Ireland and empowering entrepreneurs to grow their businesses in Ireland, Northern Ireland and around the world.
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year at a glance
years of supporting and celebrating entrepreneurs
active programs around the world
business leaders in the global alumni network
Representing the best of entrepreneurship
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year honors founders, CEOs and leaders who demonstrate excellence in areas such as innovation, financial performance, social responsibility and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
Starting at the regional and country level, each annual program concludes with a competition and announcement of an industry winner, an innovation winner and an overall winner. Winners are selected by an independent panel of judges who are successful, innovative entrepreneurs themselves.
Overall program winners go on to represent their country or jurisdiction in the ultimate global competition for entrepreneurs: EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™.
The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ programme not only ensures national and international recognition for successful finalists and Alumni but also provides an invaluable network and business opportunity within a growing, 580+ strong EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Alumni community.
Recognising the best and brightest
Now in its 26th year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year ™ Ireland programme operates across the entire island representing all 32 counties on the island of Ireland.
By participating in the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ programme, entrepreneurs can connect with their peers, access relevant insights to help navigate their growth journey and raise the profile of their companies and teams. Each programme culminates in the announcement of an overall winner who the competes for the prestigious EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award.
Meet Our Previous EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Finalists
Sam Moffett Moffett Automated Storage Ray Nangle & Geraldine Killian The Lunch Bag Denis Collins ActionZero Deirdre & Helen O'Neill Hertility Chris Kelly EasyGo Declan Wynne Skanstec Engineering Rosie Connolly & Paul Quinn 4TH ARQ Fiona Parfrey, Lauren Duggan & Aine Kilkenny Riley Charles Cosgrave Village Vets John Desmond & John O'Callaghan Cygnum Timber Frame Douglas Adams Connected Health Ciaran Marron Activ8 Solar Energies Sheena Bailey & Louella Morton TestReach David Beggs Pure Pharmacy Lorraine Heskin Gourmet Food Parlour Michael McCambridge McCambridges Tom Walsh Staycity Tom Keogh Keogh's Crisps Abhilash Borana Failte Solar Ted Wright Writech Industrial Services Ltd Neil Skeffington Novelplast Brian Fahey MyComplianceOffice Nick Keegan Mail Metrics Andrew Woods Catagen
Alchemy Technology Services Ltd
Fionn Lahart & Christoph Hennersperger
Orphan Drug Consulting Ltd
Tom O’Connor & Kieran Cusack
Conack Construction Ltd
ICE Comfort Slat Mats Ltd
Louis Copeland & Sons Ltd
P&G Cards Ltd
John T. O’Sullivan
Dixon International Logistics Ltd
Mick G. Slein
LED Group ROBUS
Jack Pierse & Aidan Corbett
Aimee Connolly Sculpted By Aimee Chupi Sweetman Chupi Conor & James McCarthy Flipdish John Browne Kastus Lisa & Vanessa Creaven Spotlight Oral Care Niall Horgan & Diarmuid McSweeney Gym+Coffee Roisin Molloy TriMedika Ltd Xuemei Germaine MicroGen BioTech Brody Sweeney Camile Thai David Henderson Tobermore Concrete Ltd Dominic Walsh Hospital Services Ltd (HSL) Fergus Naughton ROSS Engineering Services Jim Darragh Total Mobile Joseph Doherty Regen Waste Michael McKinney Inishowen Engineering Manufacturing Ltd Oonagh O'Hagan Meaghers Pharmacy Brian & Jackie Reid Deli Lites (Ireland) Ltd Brian O' Sullivan Zeus Packaging Colin Lynch Electronic Product Services Ltd (EPS) Karl McHugh Atlantic Dawn Unlimited Company Kevin Brennan Modubuild Ltd Michael Burke Chanelle Pharma Unlimited Company Peter Foley LetsGetChecked
John Goulding; Joe Lennon
Ríona Ní Ghriallais; Conor Harkin
Dr. Sinéad B. Bleiel
AnaBio Technologies Ltd
M50 Truck and Van Centre
Errigal Contracts Ltd
Advanced Medical Services
Frank & Dolores Kiernan
Kiernan Structural Steel Ltd
West Cork Distillers
General Paints Group
Paul & Neil Fitzgibbon
Ard Ri Marble
Carlow Brewing Company
Open Orphan Plc
Lowe Rental Ltd
Name Company Una Kearns; Peter Kearns The Institute Of Education Triona Mullane mAdme Technologies Tom Cronin Rye River Brewing Company Timothy McElroy; James McElroy HouseMyDog Sonia Deasy Pestle & Mortar Simon Murray; Mervyn O'Callaghan Provision Cameramatics Shane Evans Scrapinghub Richard Kennedy Devenish Philip Noone Aalto Bio Paul McKenna mac-group Patrick Derry DRT (NI) Limited Pat McDonagh Supermacs (Holdings) Ltd Matt Ryan Press Up Entertainment Group Mark Dowds Trov Mark Whitaker Johnson & Perrott Ltd Lulu O'Sullivan GiftsDirect.com/TheIrishStore.com Lily Holmes PB Machine Tech Laurence O'Kane IMED Healthcare John Mullins Amarenco Solar Ian Nolan; Alex Kelly Brightflag Donnacha Hurley Motor Mania Limited Brian Leslie Seaquest Systems Ashley McCulla McCulla (Ireland) Ltd Andrew Day Keywords Studios
Name Company Vicki O'Toole JJ O'Toole Ltd. Tony Richardson Venn Life Sciences Sandra Whelan; David Whelan VR Education Holdings plc Ray Cole Virginia International Logistics Rachel Doyle Arboretum Peter Coppinger; Daniel Mackey Teamwork.com Peter Keeling Diaceutics Pat Rigney The Shed Distillery of P.J. Rigney Pat Lynch; Damien McGovern Compliance & Risks Paddy Finn Electricity Exchange P.J. Flanagan H&MV Engineering Limited Noel O'Hanlon Genesis Automation Mary McKenna Tour America/Cruise Holidays Louise Kennedy Louise Kennedy Joe Wiley Amryt Pharma plc Gareth Chambers Around Noon Eoin Leonard i3PT Certification Elaine Sullivan Carrick Therapeutics Eibhlin Murphy; Áine Lecky Major Equipment (Intl) Limited Dominic Fitzpatrick The Irish News David Maxwell Boojum Darragh McCarthy FinTrU Damien McGovern Compliance & Risks Bill Wolsey The Beannchor Group Barry Napier Cubic Telecom
Name Company Trevor Annon Mount Charles Samuel Dennigan Strong Roots Roisin Callaghan; Jane Gallagher Cogs & Marvel Ramona Nicholas Cara Pharmacy Patrick McAliskey Novosco Patrick McCann Simplyfruit (Ire) Ltd. Niamh Sherwin-Barry; Aoife Lawler The Irish Fairy Door Company Niall McGarry Maximum Media/JOE Media Mark Barrett APC Louis Keating L&M Keating Ltd. Kevin O'Loughlin Nostra Jim Burke GoBus.ie Jack Teeling Teeling Whiskey Company Jack O'Connor; Declan O'Connor BHSL Ian McKenna eLight Harry Hughes Portwest Gary Irwin; Andrew Irwin Bedeck Frances McArdle; Fergus McArdle Height for Hire Evelyn O'Toole CLS Darragh Cullen Edge Innovate Daithi O'Connor Revive Active Ciara Donlon THEYA Healthcare Brendan Monaghan Neueda Alan Foy Blueface
Name Company Suresh Tharma; Ashok Songra 3fivetwo Group Stephen Smith Kitman Labs Stephen Vernon Green Property Sean McAllister; Leona McAllister PlotBox Paul Quigley; Andrew Mullaney NewsWhip Media Noel Moran Prepaid Financial Services and eCOMM Merchant Solutions Niall Stringer; Gillian Maxwell Tiger Stores Maurice Healy The Healy Group MarkMcCloskey Oneview Healthcare PLC Louise Grubb Q1 Scientific Leslie Codd Codd Mushrooms Kieran O'Keeffe MobileWebAdz John Moore 3D4Medical Jimmy McGee Athlone Extrusions Jim Wright JMW Farms James Leckey Leckey Gavan Walsh iCabbi Gareth Loye M&M Contractors Eamon Donnelly Uform Colin Culliton TPI Group Clodagh Cavanagh Abbey Machinery Ciara Clancy Beats Medical Brian Lee Freshly Chopped Brendan Mooney Kainos Group plc
Name Company Terry Knox CD Group Sean Brett Steeltech Sheds Sean O'Sullivan SOSV Ross Kelly; Conor Crowley Vizor Paul Young Cartoon Saloon Patrick Collison; John Collison Stripe Padraig McBride Brandtone Morgan Browne Milner Browne Michael Hoyne Merlyn Michael O'Dwyer TyreCheck Kenneth Greene Greene Farm Foods Jack Dobson Dunbia Graham Stubbs Diona Frank Madden Crest Solutions Eoin Goulding Integrity360 Donald Fitzmaurice Beechwood Consulting Denise Tormey PlanNet21 Dave O'Flanagan Boxever Darragh Richardson Agile Networks Catherine O'Neill Amelio Group Brian Thornes X-Bolt Orthopaedics Ben Harris Drop Alyson Hogg Vita Liberata Alan Coleman Brite:Bill Alan Clarke STATSports Technologies Ltd