Barry Prost – Rent a Recruiter
After moving back to Dublin with their families, Barry and Jaime decided to set up a new recruitment company called Yala.ie.
Carl O’Connell – Driftwood Surf Cafe
It is said that location is everything when it comes to property. But the same is true for hospitality and Driftwood Surf Café has arguably one of the best locations in the world.
Gavin Duffy – Trigr
After working in PR in the UK for 12 years, specialising in the creative industries, Gavin Duffy decided it was time to move home and try something new.
Jody Gannon – Big B Animation
Originally from Blackrock in Dublin, Jody Gannon spent most of the last 15 years living in Sweden with his family while commuting to work in Berlin where he had a highly successful animation company.
John Lynch – Context Studio
Having worked as a software developer in the design sector for a number of years, John Lynch, a native of Blanchardstown in Dublin, left Ireland for Denmark in 2010.
Joseph O’Neill – Eternum Columbarium
It’s not often that one daydreams about creating burial spaces, but Joseph O’Neill says plans for his unique business were ruminating in his mind for 10 years.
Ralph Benson – Moneycube.ie
Working in finance overseas, he began to realise that people in Ireland were missing out on new ways to build their savings so returned home to establish the business – Moneycube.ie.
Sarah O’Donnell – Little & Large
Sarah O’Donnell says she is an accidental entrepreneur as she and her husband Eoghan set up their business – Little & Large — primarily as a way to move home to Galway.
Siobhán Cahalan – Wisdom and Vision
Siobhán Cahalan had lived and worked in Ireland, the Netherlands, Belgium, UK, Germany, USA and Denmark before deciding that she wished to return to live in Ireland.
Stephanie Wickham – Expat Taxes
Stephanie Wickham, a KPMG-trained Chartered Tax Adviser and Chartered Accountant, moved to Perth, Western Australia with her husband in 2011.
Tom O’Brien – Sprintmodo
Cork native Tom O’Brien originally left Ireland in 2008 to take up a sales role with French pharmaceutical firm Servier in London after graduating from UCC’s BPharm degree course.