Cheryl O’Sullivan

Cheryl O’Sullivan

Dispensing much more than medicine

Dispensing much more than medicine

The head of the Irish Institute of Pharmacy wants to see the role of pharmacists evolve

Wine firm hoping for vintage online presence

Wine firm hoping for vintage online presence

Dubliner Eamonn Grant has spent the last five years developing his family’s online flower company, Flowersmadeeasy.ie.

Providing an insurance alternative for credit unions

Providing an insurance alternative for credit unions

With years of experience behind them working with credit unions and in insurance, John Hamilton and Daren O’Neill decided to go it alone.

Maud’s maids business cleans up with professional service

Maud’s maids business cleans up with professional service

Maud Chitiza-McGuckin has gone from selling local luxury peanut butter in her native Zimbabwe to being director of her own professional cleaning company in Ireland.

Making marketing work for you

Making marketing work for you

After 15 years of tackling London traffic, Evan Mangan left the city behind him and returned to his native Kerry to become his own boss. Now living in Glenbeigh, Mangan runs The Marketing Crowd in Killorglin.

Online lettings company bucks the property trend

Online lettings company bucks the property trend

Online property rentals were in their infancy when husband andwife team Igor and Lee Fleming set up Dublin Lettings. com in 1998.

High hopes for an animated future in film

High hopes for an animated future in film

Watching the Late Late Toy Show in 2007,Diarmuid Brennan’s son, Matthew, then aged 12, complained that there weren’t very many toys for children his age.

Ill winds don’t blow for roofing firm

Ill winds don’t blow for roofing firm

If every cloud has a silver lining, then the recent high winds and heavy rain could prove a boon for roofing experts Tom Lavin and Kevin McCudden.

Organic gear for babies

Organic gear for babies

A year after she launched her company, HipBaby, Leona Kinahan is literally watching her customers grow with the business. Kinahan, a mother-of two, set up the firm after spotting an opportunity to sell organic children’s clothes and accessories.

Company helps businesses adapt to changing times

Company helps businesses adapt to changing times

In the course of a career with large companies in the financial services sector, Irial O’Farrell always wanted to set up her own business.

A helping hand to keep hospitality in business

A helping hand to keep hospitality in business

As a third-generation hotelier, Paul Quinn has seen the ups and downs of the hotel sector.

Procuring the right price for small firms

Procuring the right price for small firms

Carmel Coffey spent 11 years working as a purchasing manager before deciding to take voluntary redundancy and go it alone. On October 1, she set up Procure.ie, which aims to help businesses save on their expenses.

Kelly’s is a cut above

Kelly’s is a cut above

Third-generation butchers Kenneth and Cormac Kelly have two passions - keeping their family business thriving and promoting Irish food.

Helping women make chic style choices

Helping women make chic style choices

Launching a personal styling business in a recession may seem like an odd move, but StyleFish founder Julie Cobbe believes she can ultimately help women to cut their fashion bills.

Clinic offers learning therapy

Clinic offers learning therapy

As the mother of five children diagnosed with dyslexia, Annette Duggan knows more than most about specialist learning and education.