James Leckey

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EY Industry Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016, Stephen Vernon of Green Propertyat the awards. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Property veteran Stephen Vernon, chairman of Green Property and director of Green Reit, was last night named EY Industry Entrepreneur of the Year. Th(...)

James Leckey: “I would like the FireFly community to have over 100,000 active supporters.”

James Leckey was born and grew up in Belfast beside the Ravenhill rugby grounds. He left school at 16, wanting to pursue a career in anything that sme(...)

Kevin McLoughlin with Ian Murphy, director of  Growth & Scaling Invest NI, Julie Sinnamon, chief executive of Enterprise Ireland, Anne Heraty and programme director Sean Duffy. Photograph: Maxwellphotography.ie

The shortlist for the 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards has been announced, with 24 companies selected to compete across three categories. The(...)

Northern Ireland First Minister, Arlene Foster, and Deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness, pictured with Leckey founder, James Leckey (R).

Lisburn company Leckey, which develops specialist, supportive equipment to help children and adults with special needs, plans to create 50 additional (...)

 Claire and Daniel Smyth, Louise and Bethany Watson and Cameron and Charlotte Taylor enjoying the new Firefly Upsee. Photograph: William Cherry/Presseye

It was fun and games in and outside the Leckey factory in Lisburn, Co Antrim, yesterday morning as beaming young children with cerebral palsy “(...)