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Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur 2015 has been Announced

7 December 2015

Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur competition (#IBYE) is operated through the Local Enterprise Offices locally, as part of the €2 million Fund aimed at young and aspiring entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 and 30. Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur competition is an integral part of the Action Plan for Jobs and is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through the network of 31 Local Enterprise Offices.

Sunday 6th December saw Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur being crowned. The Overall Winner in receipt of €50K was South Cork man James Foody of  Ayda in the Best start-up category. Other awards went to Wicklow and to James Keogh of Rathwood who bagged the Best Established Business Category worth €30K. Winner of the Best Business Idea (pre-trading) was Blaine Doyle of GlowDX from Kilkenny who was in receipt of €20K. Google also presented an award to Isolde Johnson of the Cool Bean Company Dublin City for Best online presence.

 

A total of 24 finalists competed at the Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur National Finals in December. The finalists for the Cavan, Louth, Meath and Monaghan region were:-

Local Enterprise Office

Category

Name

 Business

Louth

 Best Business Idea (pre trading)

Andrew Nadin

Dooskey Irish Whiskey Ltd

Louth

 Best Start Up Business

Mark Reilly

Aphix Software

Louth

 Best Established Business

Keith Agnew

MVI Cleaning Services Ltd

Cavan

 Best Business Idea (pre trading)

Tyrone Do Couto

Real Dynamics

Cavan

 Best Start Up Business

Norman Ormiston

BearRubber

Cavan

 Best Established Business

Alicia Treanor

Nutri-Snax Ltd

Meath

 Best Business Idea (pre trading)

Laura Browne

WaterScout

Meath

 Best Start Up Business

Rachael Darby

The Bubblins

Meath

 Best Established Business

Diarmuid Gryson

Envirosoil

Monaghan

 Best Business Idea (pre trading)

Colm Connolly

Moo bites

Monaghan

 Best Start Up Business

Lisa Marie Clinton

Avail

Monaghan

 Best Established Business

Mark Kelly

Sculp

 

For more information visit: http://www.ibye.ie/


  • Cavan
  • Louth
  • Meath
  • Monaghon