Brady’s Coffee to represent Co. Wicklow at the National Enterprise Awards

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Brady’s Coffee to represent Co. Wicklow at the National Enterprise Awards


A coffee roasting business from Wicklow Town is this year’s representative at the National Enterprise Awards, the Local Enterprise Office Wicklow has announced.


Craig, Darren and Catherine Brady will represent Local Enterprise Office Wicklow at the 24th National Enterprise Awards at the Mansion House in Dublin on Thursday 23rd May.


Irish Decal Products Ltd. sell souvenirs, gifts and (under the Brady’s Coffee brand), coffee beans, cold brew coffee in cans and a new soap product which uses local ingredients.  Brothers Craig and Darren, along with their father John and Craig’s wife Catherine will now be competing against 30 other finalists from every local authority area for a share of the €35,000 winners prize fund as national judging gets underway in April.  Categories this year include ‘Best Export Business,’ ‘Best Start-Up’ and ‘Innovation,’ in addition to eight regional awards.  There are also national awards for ‘One to Watch’ award and ‘Sustainability / Green Business’.

Speaking during Local Enterprise Week which ran from 4th -8th March this year, Vibeke Delahunt Head of Local Enterprise Office Wicklow said: “We are so proud to have the Brady family representing us this year.  They have a fascinating business story, involving pivoting from import and distribution of souvenirs to the creation of a first class coffee roastery, achieving superb exports to the US, the development of a delicious canned cold brew coffee and now a range of beautiful locally produced soaps.  The energy and ambition of this company is unstoppable!”

The National Enterprise Awards are organised every year by the Local Enterprise Offices and supported by Enterprise Ireland, Local Authorities and the Government of Ireland.                                                                  

For all information and media requests around the National Enterprise Awards, please contact your Local Enterprise Office Wicklow:

Louise Fleming, Senior Enterprise Development Officer, 086 6017441


National Enterprise Awards 2024

Award Categories and Prize Fund

The 2024 National Enterprise Awards take place on Thursday, 23rd May in the Mansion House in Dublin and are organised by the Local Enterprise Offices


  • Overall Winner, National Enterprise Awards 2024 (Cash Prize for business: €10,000)
  • Best Export Award (Cash Prize for business: €5,000)
  • Best Innovation Award (Cash Prize for business: €5,000)
  • Best Start-Up Award (Cash Prize for business: €5,000)
  • Sustainability / Green Award (Cash Prize for business: €5,000)
  • One to Watch Award (Cash Prize for business: €5,000)
  • Outstanding Achievement Award


  • Eight Runner-Up Winners (Cash Prize for business: €2,000 each)
    • Runner Up Regions:
    • Dublin City, Fingal, Dún Laoghaire- Rathdown and South Dublin
    • Kildare, Laois, Offaly and Westmeath
    • Wicklow, Wexford, Carlow and Kilkenny
    • Louth, Meath, Cavan and Monaghan
    • Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim and Longford
    • Galway, Mayo and Roscommon
    • Clare, Limerick, Kerry and Tipperary
    • Cork City, South Cork, Cork North & West and Waterford

Brady's Coffee

Craig and Catherine Brady