ACORNS 9

Anna Sutcliffe – House of Achill

Anna Sutcliffe’s business grew out of her desire to create something that would allow her to live and work on Achill Island – a place she has strong family connections and which she considers to be magical.

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Breige Grogan – Little Rock Digital

Breige Grogan, who is originally from Carrickmore in Co Tyrone, set up her business at her home in Ennis, Co Clare, in August 2022 after spending over 15 years working in digital marketing and ecommerce for global brands.

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Bríd Fanning – Bríd Fanning Art & Design

Based in Ballinacree, Oldcastle, Co Meath, where she is also from, Bríd Fanning’s business is inspired by the views from her home studio – with the Loughcrew megalithic cairns on one side and Mullaghmeen Forest, home to the largest beech trees in Ireland, on the other.

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Brosna O’Donovan – Little Rock Digital

Brosna O’Donovan decided to set up her own 3-D animation company after she had grown accustomed to living in her native Sligo during the pandemic.

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Ciara Stanley – Coppenagh House Farm

Ciara Stanley, from Tullow, Co Carlow, is something of a serial entrepreneur. She and her husband Robert have run Coppenagh House Farm, which specialises in rearing and selling wagyu beef, since launching the farm shop in August 2022.

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Edel Walsh – Edel Walsh Coaching & Consultancy

Experiencing serious illness during the pandemic prompted Edel Walsh to reassess her situation and to pursue something she had always wanted to do – supporting students through her own coaching business.

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