EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™
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.
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, 550+ strong EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Alumni community.
Recognising the best and brightest
Now in it’s 24th 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.
27 January Nominations Open February Nominee interviews begin 16 March Nominations Close March Nominee interviews continue April Judging Round 1: New 24 Finalists Selected May Finalists Induction Ceremony & Dinner June EY World Entrepreneur of the Year 2021
July - September Finalists Entrepreneurial Evolution Sessions and Finalists Filming September CEO Retreat October Judging Round 2: Finalists undertake individual interviews with Judging Panel 11 November 2021 EOY Gala Awards Night
Meet Our Previous EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Finalists
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) Jacqueline O'Reilly KonFloor IRL Ltd 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
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