Meet the winners

The Entrepreneur Of The Year™ winners are judged on their entrepreneurial spirit, innovation, national and global impact, personal integrity and purpose-driven leadership, strategic direction and value creation.


Sustainability – Dr Andrew Woods, CATAGEN

Sustainability – Dr Andrew Woods


Emerging & Overall – Sam Moffett, Moffett Automated Storage

Emerging & Overall – Sam Moffett

Moffett Automated Storage

Established – Ciaran Marron, Activ8 Solar Energies

Established – Ciaran Marron

Activ8 Solar Energies

International – Tom Walsh, Staycity

International – Tom Walsh



Sustainability – Stephen Nolan, Nutritics

Sustainability – Stephen Nolan


Fionn Lahart & Christoph Hennersperger, OneProjects

Emerging – Fionn Lahart & Christoph Hennersperger


Tom O’Connor & Kieran Cusack, Conack Construction

Established – Tom O’Connor & Kieran Cusack

Conack Construction

Martin McKay, Texthelp

International & Overall – Martin McKay



Aimee Connolly

Emerging – Aimee Connolly

Sculpted By Aimee

David Henderson

Industry – David Henderson

Tobermore Concrete

Brian O’Sullivan

International & Overall – Brian O’Sullivan

Zeus Packaging


Matt Cooper

Emerging – Matt Cooper


John O'Connell

Industry – John O’Connell

West Cork Distillers

Nicola Mitchell

International & Overall – Nicola Mitchell

Life Scientific


Triona Mullane

Emerging – Triona Mullane

mAdme Technologies

Pat McDonagh

Industry – Pat McDonagh


Richard Kennedy

International & Overall – Richard Kennedy