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IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient announced

Linda Kiely, co-founder of Voxpro, is to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year Awards ceremony. Selected by the editors and directors of IMAGE Media, this special award is presented to women who have truly trailblazed in their careers, with former recipients including Breege O’Donoghue, former group director of Primark; Mary Finan, a founding partner of Wilson Hartnell PR; Freda Hayes, founder of Meadows & Byrne; journalist and former editor of the Sunday Independent, Anne Harris; and retail entrepreneur Geraldine Swarbrigg. Buy tickets to IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year 2019 here Linda Kiely, a…

By Eva Hall

Date 07th Nov 2019

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Nominations for IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year have been extended until midnight on Sunday!

Time is running out to enter the IMAGE Businesswoman of the year Awards. We have extended the deadline to midnight on Sunday, October 20.  This is the final call to be recognised amongst the most brilliant minds in business as we celebrate entrepreneurship, creativity and fearless thinking. Enter the IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year 2019 here. Now in its 13th year, the IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year Awards will see Ireland’s pioneering businesswomen being presented with prestigious awards in front of some of the country’s finest luminaries. These Awards aren’t just about a healthy bottom line (although it never hurts), it’s…

By Rosie McMeel

Date 18th Oct 2019

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Have you entered IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year 2019? You’ve just one week left

With only one week to go, time is running out to enter the IMAGE Businesswoman of the year Awards. Be recognised amongst the most brilliant minds in business as we celebrate entrepreneurship, creativity and fearless thinking. Enter the IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year 2019  here.   Now in its 13th year, the IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year Awards will see Ireland’s pioneering businesswomen being presented with prestigious awards in front of some of the country’s finest luminaries. This isn’t about a healthy bottom line (although it never hurts), it’s about having an idea and being brave enough to translate that…

By Rosie McMeel

Date 11th Oct 2019

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You’ve just two weeks left to nominate your IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year 2019

Do you see yourself among the most creative, fearless-thinking businesswomen in the country? Or  know someone who deserves to be recognised? Nominate your IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year 2019 now before entries close. The clock is ticking on the entry time for IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year 2019. Do you know an incredible businesswoman who’s making a big impact on her industry? Perhaps you are one yourself? Nominate an inspiring candidate now, before entries close on October 18. Click here to enter now    Now in its 13th year, IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year is one of the most prestigious…

By Eva Hall

Date 05th Oct 2019

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Leaving school at 15 didn’t hinder Oscar nominee and Businesswoman of the Year Nora Twomey

Meet Nora Twomey, co-founder and creative director of Cartoon Saloon and IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year 2018. Speaking to Jillian Bolger after her win, Nora revealed traditional education wasn’t for her; explaining how she left school early to follow her passion for art. Years on, she has received multiple Oscar nominations for her work in animation. “No matter where you are in your career, it’s always a learning curve. You always go in and face every day and think, ‘What am I going to face today, and what am I going to learn today?’ If you feel like you’ve stopped learning,…

By Jillian Bolger

Date 16th Sep 2019

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Are you the next IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year? Enter now

Entries are now open for the most prestigious event of the year, the IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year Awards 2019. Join over 800 of the most creative minds in business as we celebrate entrepreneurship, creativity and fearless thinking. Now in its 13th year, the IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year Awards will see Ireland’s pioneering businesswomen being presented with prestigious awards in front of some of the country’s finest luminaries. Lifetime Achievement recipient Anne Harris at the IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year Awards 2018 with IMAGE Group Brand Director Rosaleen McMeel.  Previous winners include journalist and editor Anne Haris, who was…

By Eva Hall

Date 11th Sep 2019

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Liz Waters, Social Entrepreneur of the Year: ‘Technology is changing the way we teach’

Liz Waters, CEO of An Cosán VCC, was named Social Entrepreneur of the Year at the IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year Awards 2018. Speaking to Jillian Bolger after her win, Liz opened up about the importance of education for women in Ireland. “If you can bring a young woman who is a lone parent to degree level, she will earn 67% more than her colleagues without a degree. That means she and her family will exit poverty forever. And that is such a powerful statistic that shows us it’s the way to go.” Related: Gemma Teeling, Management Professional of the Year: ‘Prove…

By Jillian Bolger

Date 10th Dec 2018

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Jennifer Taaffe, Digital, Science & Technology Businesswoman of the Year: ‘I didn’t leave the house’

Jennifer Taaffe, CEO of iZest Marketing Group, won Digital, Science & Technology Businesswoman of the Year 2018. Speaking to Jillian Bolger after the IMAGE awards ceremony, Jennifer opened up about the difficulties of being a small business; as well as the exciting deals in iZest’s future… Eight years ago this month, Jennifer Taaffe set up iZest Marketing in a back room in her house, with five clients. “It’s the typical new business story: The first year, I didn’t leave the house!” she admits. Today, her company has offices in Sandyford, employs 16 staff and works with large Irish and international…

By Jillian Bolger

Date 09th Dec 2018

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Jennifer Rock, Start-up of the Year: ‘I expect a lot from myself’

Jennifer Rock, CEO and founder of The Skin Nerd Ltd was named IMAGE Start-up of the Year 2018. Speaking to Jillian Bolger after her win, Jennifer explains how she got into business; as well as the importance of having a multi-skilled team at work.  Jennifer Rock is a multi-award-winning dermal facialist and skincare trainer, renowned for a 360-degree approach to skincare. Having gained invaluable experience working for international skincare brands and bodies, Jennifer developed her Cleanse Off Mitt while working in a London clinic, as a response to the number of clients who seemed to use face wipes. “It’s a…

By Jillian Bolger

Date 08th Dec 2018

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Fiona Heaney, Creative Businesswoman of the Year: ‘Okay, I’m stuck here, let’s embrace it’

Fiona Heaney, owner, founder and designer of Fee G, was named Creative Businesswoman of the Year 2018. Speaking to Jillian Bolger after her win, Fiona opened up about her career in fashion design; as well as her sources of inspiration. Two-time runner-up in this category, Fiona Heaney is “blown away” to win the award this year. “To win IMAGE Creative Businesswoman of the Year is wonderful. I’ve been using the words ‘created with love’ on our garments for more than ten years, and I’m really proud to win this.” Related: Nora Twomey, Businesswoman of the Year: ‘If you feel you’ve stopped learning, it’s…

By Jillian Bolger

Date 05th Dec 2018

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Breda Quigley, CEO of the Year: ‘We are a small, Irish company governed by great women’

Breda Quigley, managing director of The Q Café Company, was named CEO of the Year at the IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year awards 2018. Speaking to Jillian Bolger after her win, Breda opened up about growing her business (as well as the importance of sticking to the brand’s core values…) The Q Café Company Ltd was established in 1999 by Breda Quigley with a vision to change the face of contract catering in Ireland. A keen interest in good food and food experiences led her to incorporate the best products and emerging trends into everyday catering services. Related: Anne Harris, Lifetime…

By Jillian Bolger

Date 03rd Dec 2018

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Sonia Deasy, Entrepreneur of the Year: ‘If you don’t learn from mistakes, you’ll never progress’

Sonia Deasy, the co-founder and CEO of skincare brand Pestle & Mortar, was named Entrepreneur of the Year at the IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year awards 2018. Speaking to Jillian Bolger after her win, Sonia opened up about her journey to success (as well as the importance of learning from past mistakes…) Sonia Deasy launched Pestle & Mortar in 2014 with just a single product and a strong vision of creating the highest quality skincare products on the global market. Pestle & Mortar was originally started as a secondary business; Sonia was already running a portrait studio with her photographer…

By Jillian Bolger

Date 02nd Dec 2018