Featured Entrepreneurs

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2014 GEM REPORT FOR IRELAND

BEN HARRIS

NEW BUSINESS: DROP
ACTIVITY: Connected scale and recipe app
LOCATION: Dublin

ISOLDE JOHNSON

NEW BUSINESS: THE COOL BEAN COMPANY
ACTIVITY: Healthy superfood consumer product
LOCATION: Dublin

JULIE CURRID

NEW BUSINESS: INITIAFY
ACTIVITY: Online platform for the induction of new staff
LOCATION: Dublin

MOIRA KIELY

NEW BUSINESS: XHAIL
ACTIVITY: Original music software platform
LOCATION: Wexford

MYLES MURRAY

NEW BUSINESS: PMD SOLUTIONS
ACTIVITY: ResipraSense: a breathing rate monitor
LOCATION: Cork

SIMON LYNCH

NEW BUSINESS: WICKLOW WOLF BREWING COMPANY
ACTIVITY: Producer of Irish craft beers
LOCATION: Wicklow

WAYNE BYRNE

NEW BUSINESS: OXYMEM LTD.
ACTIVITY: Energy efficient wastewater treatment
LOCATION: Westmeath

YVONNE BRADY

NEW BUSINESS: EVB SPORT LTD.
ACTIVITY: Support sportswear for women
LOCATION: Louth


2013 GEM REPORT FOR IRELAND

BARBARA ANNE MURPHY

NEW BUSINESS: EQUILUME  BarberaMurphy
ACTIVITY: The Equilume Light Mask provides artificial light to mares affecting the timing of their reproduction cycle
LOCATION: Co. Kildare

JOHN HUGHES

NEW BUSINESS: INSULCHECK  
ACTIVITY: Digital device which detects the
time insulin was last injected by a diabetic
LOCATION: Dublin

LEONORA O’BRIEN

NEW BUSINESS: PHARMAPOD  
ACTIVITY: : Incident reporting & learning system for pharmacists
LOCATION: Dublin

MARJORIE O’MALLEY

NEW BUSINESS: ACHILL ISLAND SEA SALT  
ACTIVITY: : Salt production from the waters of Keel in Achill
LOCATION: Co. Mayo

PAT O’NEILL

NEW BUSINESS: ZENITH ADHESIVE COMPONENTS  
ACTIVITY: Manufacture & supply of medical and industrial adhesive components
LOCATION: Co. Westmeath

PAT PHELAN

NEW BUSINESS: TRUSTEV  
ACTIVITY: Real-time online identity verification reducing the risk of fraud
LOCATION: Cork

PATRICK RIGNEY

NEW BUSINESS: PJ RIGNEY DISTILLERY & INTERNATIONAL BRANDS  
ACTIVITY: Multi-purpose distillery
LOCATION: Co. Leitrim

THERESA KEADY

NEW BUSINESS: EC CHARGING  
ACTIVITY: Manufacture of high speed, network enabled electric vehicle charging stations.
LOCATION: Dublin