Profits at Peter Casey-founded recruitment company take hit during pandemic

Claddagh Resources recorded sales of €492,137 in 2020 compared to €683,843 the previous year

Peter Casey, the former presidential candidate, founded the firm in the 1990s. Picture:

Profits at the recruitment company founded by Peter Casey, the former presidential candidate and Dragons Den star, totalled nearly €2 million at the end of 2020. But the business took a hit in the pandemic last year as sales and salaries were down.

Claddagh Resources, the Donegal headquartered international recruitment agency had cumulative profits of €1,980,115 as of December 31 last year. Of that only €287,918 was accrued through 2020 and the majority was carried ...