Starcamp takes stage for British growth

Belfast success was first ‘stepping stone’

24th April, 2016
Aideen O'Grady of Starcamp: ‘I wanted something different from school for children Picture: Clare Keogh

Starcamp, the performing arts summer camp run nationwide by Cork entrepreneur Aideen O’Grady, will expand into Britain next year, having achieved revenues of €700,000. O’Grady will run 25 camps in Britain initially. She launched Starcamp in 18 locations in the north last year.

“We used that as a stepping stone to Britain because it means going into a different currency, and there are differences with how staffing is regulated,” said O’Grady. “We’re in...

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