Meet Ireland’s teenage tycoons

The kids with grown-up ambitions

8th May, 2016
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Shiofra Ryan

Eric Lassard is preparing to tap up Silicon Valley investors for funding. Conor O’Flaherty is closing in on a deal with an Asian conglomerate. Shíofra Ryan, meanwhile, is in negotiations with a leading sports star.

And not one of the three is old enough to vote: meet Ireland’s teenage tycoons.

Eric Lassard, a 12-year-old serial entrepreneur and motivational speaker, is heading to Silicon Valley this month with Silicon Valley...

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