Enterprise Ireland is the Irish Government agency charged with developing and promoting Irish enterprise. Enterprise Ireland partners with entrepreneurs, Irish businesses, and the research and investment communities to develop Ireland’s international trade, innovation, leadership and competitiveness. The ultimate objective is increased exports, employment and prosperity in Ireland.
Invest Northern Ireland is Northern Ireland’s main economic development agency. Our overall goal is to help create wealth for the benefit of the whole community by strengthening the economy and helping it grow through exports. We aim to do this by supporting business development, helping indigenous businesses to explore new markets, attracting high quality inward investment, and stimulating a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation.
Our approach is to work closely with both local and international companies to identify the support programmes and services that will best meet their development needs. As a global organisation committed to improving the productivity and international competitiveness of Northern Ireland business, we deliver our services through a network of regional and international offices.
Invest Northern Ireland is once again delighted to support and to be a part of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Programme, and we wish all the finalists every success.
The Irish Times is a broadsheet daily newspaper, which has delivered top quality news, opinion and analysis since it was first published in 1859. Some 793,000 people read the Irish Times each week. The Irish Times with irishtimes.com is an authoritative and independent commentator and analyst on important events in the affairs of Ireland – North and South – Britain, the European Union, the United States and the wider world. It is the only Irish news organisation with a network of correspondents around the world, who provide a view of the world through Irish eyes.
Newstalk 106-108fm is the fastest growing independent national talk radio station. With a broad range of programming seven days a week, we offer the best in news, sport and entertainment.
Ireland’s leading Independent talk radio station enjoys over 704,000 listeners on a weekly basis across 26 counties. The Newstalk presenter line-up includes Ivan Yates, Chris Donoghue, Pat Kenny, Business Editor Vincent Wall, Political Editor Shane Coleman, Tom Dunne, Sean Moncrieff, Jonathan Healy, George Hook, Sarah Carey, Bobby Kerr, Colette Fitzpatrick , Shona Murray, Orla Barry, Dil Wickremasinghe and Ger Gilroy.