Monday July 13, 2020

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For e-commerce maven Bríd Ryan, Cork has proven a launchpad for her business.

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent

@emmetjryan
6th September, 2015
Brid Ryan, founder, Queen B Athletics. Picture: John Allen

Originally from Carrigaline, Bríd Ryan initially trained in public relations before branching out radically to start her own sports clothing company, Queen B Athletics. Ryan was working as entertainment manager on a cruise ship when the idea hit her. It was the peak of the recession in 2010, but the Corkwoman was determined to go out on her own.

“Many people would have said it wasn’t the time to start a business. It wasn’t...

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