GMIT grad launches GAA live scores app after 32 job rejections

Fergus Grimes has invested €20,000 to launch Score Beo, and the app has topped the Irish sports charts in the Apple Store after just a few weeks

Fergus Grimes’s app is based on a business plan he created for his thesis. Picture: Barry Cronin

A new live scores app for Gaelic games has been launched by Fergus Grimes, a 23-year-old from Mornington, Co Meath, after he had 32 job applications turned down.

Score Beo is providing live scores for all games in the national hurling and men’s gaelic football leagues, and will provide live scores for all championship games in camogie, hurling, ladies football and men’s football.

“I finished in Galway Mayo Institute of Technology, where I did a ...