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One of the purported birthplaces of 17th-century Irish economic thinker Richard Cantillon is the village of Ballyheigue in Co Kerry.

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

@whytebarry
30th March, 2014

One of the purported birthplaces of 17th-century Irish economic thinker Richard Cantillon, the man who developed the concept of the entrepreneur as the risk-bearer, is the village of Ballyheigue in Co Kerry.

Gerald Leen, one of the founders of biomedical technology firm Polypico, is also from Ballyheigue. Leen is one of the graduates of the Entrepreneur Experience, a one-day annual event that aims to help the risk-bearer reduce that risk through seminars and talks from...

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