Businesses reap the rewards for their enterprise
EIGHT finalists for this year's National Enterprise Awards have been named ahead of a ceremony on November 7 in Dublin Castle.
The annual awards celebrating Irish business are run by County and City Enterprise Boards.
The finalists are Solaris Botanicals, an organic tea firm in Galway city; Tolerance Technologies, precision engineering firm, Tralee, Co Kerry; Chia Bia, a chia seeds business, Waterford; Haven Bay Care Food Ltd/Kinsale Gourmet, ready-made meals maker, Cork; Celtic Rider, motorcycle rental and guided tours, Fingal, Dublin; EazyCity hospitality group, Cork; DesignPro, automation and machine-build services, Limerick; and Aaron Value Adding Services Ltd, electronic manufacturing assembly, in Co Clare.
Pictured are, L-R: Paul Rawlins from Celtic Rider; Eamonn Corbett of Tolerance Technologies; Gerard Murray of Aaron Value Adding Services, Owen O'Brien of Haven Bay Care Food; Julia Lynes of EazyCity; Rita Guinan of the enterprise boards; Klaudia Kalazna of Solaris Botanicals; Barrie Rogers of Chia Bia; and Paul Collins of DesignPro.