Innovation and job creation were to the fore as three start-up businesses emerged as winners at the ‘ILDN Border Region Enterprise Awards’. The ILDN Border Region comprises of seven SICAP Companies. Louth, Cavan, Sligo, Monaghan, Leitrim & two in Donegal
The winners were ‘Tastys’ Jonathan & Mary Elizabeth Weir Inishowen Partnership Company, Three Quick Service Restaurants. ‘Simply Natural Health’ Derek Walker Donegal Local Development Company Letterkenny, Frozen Wheatgrass Shots & Artisan Food &Craft Market. ‘Pro SEO Ltd’ Derek Dolan from Monaghan an Online Marketing Business. Each of the businesses now go forward to the National Enterprise Awards to be held in Dublin on the 15th September 2016.
The presentation of the awards took place in the Cavan Crystal Hotel on Friday night.
“The awards have brought fourteen businesses into the limelight but there are many more that could also have been on the shortlist. This is about giving hope to people who are unemployed and saying there’s something out there for them.”
The awards were presented by Sean Quinn Entrepreneur & Jim Slevin Chairman of the ILDN Border Region Network.