The Network Ireland Limerick Businesswoman of the Year Awards. Pictured are Winner of the Creative Professional, Nell Stritch, Pressed Flowers by Nell, Winner of the Shining Star Employee, Susan Walsh, Metis Ireland, Winner of Rising Star Employee, Danielle Markham, Eisner Amper Ireland, Karen Ronan, 2023 President of Network Ireland Limerick, Fiona Doyle, Vice President of Network Ireland Limerick, Winner of Networker of the Year, Valerie Murphy, Valerie’s Breast Care, Winner of Established Business, Denise Brazil, The Bedford Townhouse, Winner of Emerging New Business, Sinead O’Brien, Vacious Shapewear and Winner of the Solo Businesswoman, Edwina Gore, Gore Communications. Picture: Olena Oleksienko/ilovelimerick
Network Ireland Limerick 2023 Businesswoman of the Year Awards winners were announced at special awards evening
The winners of the Network Ireland Limerick 2023 Businesswoman of the Year Awards, sponsored by LEO Limerick and AIB, were announced at a special awards evening at the Clayton Hotel. Representing a broad range of businesses, 31 finalists competed for the awards. The winners were announced as follows:
· Emerging Businesswoman of the Year – Sinead O’Brien, Vacious
· Established Businesswoman of the Year – Denise Brazil, The Bedford Townhouse
· Solo Businesswoman of the Year – Edwina Gore, Gore Communications
· Creative Professional – Nell Stritch, Pressed Flowers by Nell
· Rising Star Employee – Danielle Markham, Eisner Amper Ireland
· Shining Star Employee – Susan Walsh, Metis Ireland
· Networker of the Year – Valerie Murphy, Valerie’s Breast Care
The winners of each award category will now go on to compete at the Network Ireland National Businesswoman of the Year Awards which will be announced at a black tie gala ceremony on 29th September in Lawlors Hotel, Naas, Co Kildare.
Speaking at the awards ceremony, Karen Ronan, President of Network Ireland Limerick said, “Network Ireland is all about encouraging each other to be the best we can be. Our awards are a way to highlight everyone’s potential and provide a great opportunity to recognise our member’s achievements, ambition and professionalism. We had 31 inspiring finalists this year which is fantastic. I would like to congratulate them all and wish our 7 regional award winners the very best of luck at the nationals.
“I would like to especially thank the support of our sponsors, LEO Limerick, AIB, and Shannon Region Conference & Sports Bureau and a big thanks to judges Karl Daly, Moore Financial, Ciara Farrell, LEO and Dymphna O’Brien, AIB who made this fantastic evening possible,” she continued.
Pictures: Olena Oleksienko/ilovelimerick