Elaine O'Regan

Elaine O'Regan

How building engineers found ‘a good, honest’ way to ‘do it better’

How building engineers found ‘a good, honest’ way to ‘do it better’

Ethos Engineering is going from strength to strength in the middle of its four-year- plan

What’s in a name for plant-based food retailer? Fiid ‘kissed a lot of frogs’ before finding success

What’s in a name for plant-based food retailer? Fiid ‘kissed a lot of frogs’ before finding success

A range of microwaveable plant-based meals will go on sale in SuperValu outlets around the countr...

Energetic growth sees Meath company on top of the world

Energetic growth sees Meath company on top of the world

In the nine years since Dennis Nordon established Hanley Energy with co-founder Clive Gilmore, th...

Female-led property firm finds strength in flexibility

Female-led property firm finds strength in flexibility

Kildare-based estate agent Lorraine Mulligan went into business for the first time in 2002 with t...

Opening gambits: who came, saw and conquered in early 2018?

Opening gambits: who came, saw and conquered in early 2018?

In the first part of our special end-of-year report, Elaine O’Regan reviews some of the most significant deals, investment coups and expansion plans by Irish companies in the first half of 2018

Terra Nutritech to plough €2 million into R&D ahead of expansion drive

Terra Nutritech to plough €2 million into R&D ahead of expansion drive

Company: Terra Nutritech Done Deal: €2m investment The clincher: “We anticipate our team to d...

Chapel Gate resurrects lost art of whiskey bonding

Chapel Gate resurrects lost art of whiskey bonding

Company: Chapel Gate Irish Whiskey Co Done Deal: Distribution deal The clincher: “JJ Corry has ...

Packaging firm Zeus takes over eco-tissue business

Packaging firm Zeus takes over eco-tissue business

Company: Zeus Done Deal: Aldar acquisition The clincher: “Our acquisition of Aldar means that t...

Lip-reading platform launched with $1 million backing

Lip-reading platform launched with $1 million backing

Company: Liopa Done Deal: commercial launch The clincher: “Our technology can cope with speaker...

A short cut to the perfect gin raises spirits across Ireland

A short cut to the perfect gin raises spirits across Ireland

A mere 13 months after securing her first order, Drink Botanicals Ireland (DBI) founder Laura McC...

Core values pay off for Co Clare digital marketing agency

Core values pay off for Co Clare digital marketing agency

Core Optimisation, the Clare-based digital marketing agency, will open a London office in the new...

Dublin firm’s airline print service set for takeoff Company has diversified into graphics provision

Dublin firm’s airline print service set for takeoff Company has diversified into graphics provision

Dublin company Esmark Finch is preparing to launch a large-scale print service aimed at airlines ...

High-risk dive into SaaS lands insurance fintech on cloud nine

High-risk dive into SaaS lands insurance fintech on cloud nine

When Leo Corcoran established Dublin-headquartered fintech firm ClaimVantage 12 years ago, his pl...

No need to go against the grain

No need to go against the grain

Healthy snack pouches have fruit, grains and yogurt to make a recipe for start-up success Founded...

Skincare company scents a new clientele

Skincare company scents a new clientele

Louth woman Lisa Heeney has launched a range of aromatherapy body products for men and women made...