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    17/08/2017

    Christening Generations New Venture All Sewn-Up...

    Sole trader and second-generation dress-maker, Miriam Lloyd, set up her new venture ‘Christening GeneratioMiriam's pull quotens’ in 2016, to customise bridal gowns, making them into heirloom christening robes.........

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    17/08/2017

    Goldfish

    Ireland’s growing reputation as a destination for customer service contact centres has opened-up a gap in the market for local suppliers. Gordon O’ Neill, co-founder of cloud-based telecoms provider Goldfish in County Wicklow, tells us how this industry is providing new opportunities for SMEs.........

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    17/08/2017

    Carlingford Brewing Company

    After more than a decade working in accountancy and recruitment, Des Goldrick decided to set-up his own craft beer enterprise. Today, he’s brewing up a storm in his own business, as he takes us on a tour of the Carlingford Brewing Company in County Louth.........

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    17/08/2017

    Applied Concepts

    We meet National Enterprise Award winner, Mark Clendennen of Applied Concepts in Offaly, to hear how he became the country’s only manufacturer of blasting machinery and is now exporting Irish-made industrial equipment around the world from his base in the Midlands.........

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    17/08/2017

    Áine Hand Made Chocolate

    We talk tactics, taste and truffles with entrepreneur and LEO client, Ann Rudden, as she takes us on a tour of Aíne Hand Made Chocolate...

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    16/08/2017

    Water2Buy Limited

    We talk new beginnings, break-through moments and European domination with entrepreneurs and LEO clients, Kevin Egan and David Forde, as they show us around Water2Buy Limited....

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