Barry Cryan, Pat Walsh, Conal O’Neill and Anthony Killeen from PanelDuct: the Co Mayo engineering firm  won the overall Innovation of the Year award at The Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards 2015. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

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Barry Cryan, Conal O’Neill, Pat Walsh and Anthony Killeen from winning Mayo company PanelDuct. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

A cost-saving innovation for the construction industry, developed by a west of Ireland engineering firm, has won the overall prize at this year’s Iri(...)

Judges for Innovation Awards 2015 (front, from left) Dr Bernadette McGahon, Tim Brundle and Marion Boland, and back row (from left) Niall Campbell, Pat Daly and Frank Roche. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The_Irish_Times

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Wayne Byrne and Eoin Casey of OxyMem, overall winners in The Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny presents The Irish Times/InterTradeIreland Innovation Award to Eoin Casey and Wayne Byrne of Oxymem, the overall winners of The Irish Times/InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards held at the RHK, Dublin, last night. Also pictured are InterTradeIreland  chief executive Thomas Hunter McGowan (left) and Liam Kavanagh (right), managing director of The Irish Times. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

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Serial entrepreneur Norman Crowley has taken his latest venture Crowley Carbon north of the Border with a $10 million investment that will create 10 jobs. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Serial entrepreneur Norman Crowley has taken his latest venture Crowley Carbon north of the Border with a $10 million investment that will create 10 j(...)

Crowley Carbon chairman Norman Crowley says businesses in Ireland spend about €2.6 billion a year on heating oil and gas. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

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