Ireland's Best Young Entrepreneur

Kerry’s Best Young Entrepreneurs   

IBYE Finalists 2015                                              

€50,000 investment fund has been launched by Local Enterprise Office Kerry.

Our 2018 Programme kicks off with a closing date of 29th September, 2017.

IBYE, which has a €2 million investment fund, is run by the 31 Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) and is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and Enterprise Ireland.

A total of €50,000 was awarded in prizes across three different categories including best Business Idea, Best Start Up Business and Best Established Business.

Tomás Hayes, the Head of Local Enterprise with Local Enterprise Office Kerry said: “Our office has started the search to find Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur. 

The Regional Finals for IBYE to select 24 national finalists across the three competition categories will take place in January and February 2017.

Further details on the competition and supports available to young entrepreneurs are available through the IBYE website at