Entrepreneurs of Little Island: John Foley, Crime Stoppers Security – ‘I use stress as a strength, not as a burden’

Crime Stoppers Security is a Cork security company and 100 percent Irish-owned, operating from their head offices in Little Island, Cork. Crime Stoppers also operates outside of Munster to provide an overall solution to their clients’ needs and they continue to grow, as they provide peace of mind to each and every one of their clients…

Cork’s Teamwork named 2018 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year

Daniel Mackey and Peter Coppinger of Teamwork have been named winners of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year for 2018 at the twenty-first annual awards ceremony held in Dublin last night. More than 1,500 business leaders from across the Island of Ireland were in attendance at the awards gala, alongside guest of honour, Minister for Finance…

500 startups later CorkBIC celebrates 30th anniversary

Michael O’Connor CEO CorkBIC, Olive O’Driscoll Founder AventaMed, Joe Healy, Enterprise Ireland, Simon Coveney TD, An Tánaiste – Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade,  Pete Smyth, Founder Broadlake. Photo: John Allen 500 startups later, leading business venture consultancy, CorkBIC celebrated its thirtieth anniversary at the Nano Nagle Centre in Cork City. The event was attended by business…

Entrepreneurs of Little Island: Kieran Barry – ‘Look after your customers and keep your promises to them’

With over 30 years’ experience in the furniture and bedding trade, Kieran Barry is delighted to bring you Living Dreamz. Living Dreamz provides you with a range of top class brands and some interesting one-off pieces in an ultra-modern show space. Some of the product brands they stock include market leaders, such as Sealy, Silent Night…

Shirley’s Beauty Clinic celebrates 20 years

Shirley’s Beauty Clinic marked 20 years in business this month. The salon celebrated its anniversary last weekend with a party for customers and friends in their salon in Glanmire. The event was hosted by Amanda Brunker and guests were treated to beauty demos, goodie bags, and prizes on the day. With over 3,000 clients, the…

Entrepreneurs of Little Island: Pat Lucey, Aspira – ‘There are two things that drive me; curiosity and fear’

Aspira is a consulting and enterprise IT company, which eagerly provides its clients with the resources and technology they need to deliver their projects. Following 10 years’ successful delivery of project management and business analysis using software development, testing offerings and IT management across multiple technologies, it is safe to say that Pat Lucey, Aspira…