Why a 28-year-old turned down a top US corporate job to run his father’s Limerick business

Patrick Byrnes has transformed Croom Medical from a company with 30 staff into a state-of-the-art medical devices maker employing almost 170 people

Patrick Byrnes, Croom Medical chief executive: ‘When I came into the business, I identified the need for investment in new equipment in order to drive growth and improve our competitiveness’. Picture: Alan Place