Recent Networking Event in the Anner Hotel, Thurles

Recent Networking Event in the Anner Hotel, Thurles

L-R, Sean O’Farrell, Cloncannon Biofarm, Declan Kennedy, Declan Kennedy Consultancy Services, Denis Vahey, Denis Vahey Photography, Cheryl Hayes, Ardcroney Stone & Paving, Dermot Fitzgerald, Boru Stoves, Brian Moloney, Chairman, TGBN & Biofinch Waste Management Equipement, Attracta Lyons, Tipperary Co. Council, Con Trass, The Apple Farm, Michael Corbett, Emerald Oils, Terry Cunningham, Backs to the Walls Tours, Stephen McMahon, Tiny Homes, Frank McGrath, Ulster Bank (seated – Michael Spillane, Soil Renew, Breda Delahunty, Recharge Print & Offices Supplies, Thurles, Colla McMahon, Tiny Homes, Martina Cripps, ECOS Environment, Antoinette O’ Dowd, Hive Media

Tipperary Green Business Network (TGBN) hosted a networking event in the Anner Hotel, Thurles on Wednesday, 7th October. The theme of the evening was ‘Tell us about your Business’ and members of TGBN were joined by a number of other businesses and organisations in the county for the event.

Following a presentation on Social Media Strategy for Business by Antoinette O’Dowd, of Hive Media, Thurles, those attending gave an elevator pitch for their business to the group.

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Dermot Fitzgerald, MD, Boru Stoves & Frank McGrath, Ulster Bank

Dermot Fitzgerald, MD of Boru Stoves in Thurles, closed the event with a presentation on Boru Stoves, telling the group how the successful stove manufacturing business developed and thrived during the recession to a stage where it now has close to one hundred employees and has a thriving export market.

Cheryl Hayes, Ardcroney Stone & Paving, Michael Corbett, Emerald Oils & Michael Spillane, Soil Renew
Martina Cripps, Ecos, & Breda Delahunty, Recharge Print & Office Supplies, Thurles


Frank McGrath, Ulster Bank & Martina Cripps, ECOS


Declan Kennedy, Kennedy Consultancy & Sean O’Farrell, Cloncannon, Biofarm


Frank McGrath, Ulster Bank, Brian Moloney, (Chairman,TGBN) Biofinch Waste Management Equipment
Brian Moloney, Biofinch Waste Management Equipement and Michael Corbett, Emerald Oils
Michael Spillane, Soil Renew, Dermot Fitzgerald, Boru Stoves, Con Trass, The Apple Farm & Denis Vahey, Denis Vahey Photography
Sean O Farrell, Cloncannon Biofarm, Moneygall & Con Trass, The Apple Farm, Cahir

Tipperary Green Business Network is supported by the Local Enterprise Office, Tipperary (LEO), North Tipperary LEADER Partnership (NTLP) and South Tipperary Development Company (STDC)


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Tipperary Green Business Network is established in Co. Tipperary to take advantage of the emerging Green Economy, harness its job creation potential, with the longer term ambition of making Tipperary one of Ireland’s greenest counties. The Network receives financial assistance from Local Enterprise Office, Tipperary and is supported in other ways by North Tipperary LEADER Partnership, South Tipperary Development Company and Tipperary Energy Agency For more information about the Tipperary Green Business Network or if you would like to become a member please contact TIPPERARY GREEN BUSINESS NETWORK Coordinator on 067 56676/089 4171397 or by email at