Michael Carey

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Daniel Mackey and Peter Coppinger of Teamwork, overall winners of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Peter Coppinger and Dan Mackey, the founders of Cork technology firm Teamwork, have scooped this year’s overall EY Entrepreneur of the Year award. Th(...)

Alison Cozwer: “Whatever line of work you go into, you deserve a place at the top table.”  Photograph: Rob O’Connor

The self-made man is a familiar figure in business, but what about the self-baked woman? It could certainly apply to Alison Cowzer, managing director (...)

East Coast Bakehouse co-founders Alison Cowzer and Michael Carey. Newly filed abridged accounts show the company recorded an almost €3m loss for the 12 months ending February 2017 to bring accumulated losses from €1.4m  to €4.36m

East Coast Bakehouse, the Co Louth-based biscuit business founded by Michael Carey and Alison Cowzer, has just made its first inroads into Africa as i(...)

Central Bank fails to meet key target of its own.

The Central Bank, responsible for making sure financial firms were ready this week for Europe’s biggest market rules shake-up in a decade, failed to m(...)

IDA Ireland chief executive Martin Shanahan: quoted as saying Apple’s “decision to cancel” construction of a data centre in Athenry was “understandable”.

The Sunday Independent writes that Apple’s “decision to cancel” the construction of a data centre costing €850 million in Athenry, Co Galway, has been(...)

St Kieran’s College 3-19 St Brigid’s Loughrea 1-9 St Kieran’s College flexed their hurling muscles and kept their hope of a fourth successive Croke C(...)

Alison Cowzer and Michael Carey: The latest project of the husband-and-wife entrepreneurs is  East Coast Bakehouse, based on Drogheda, Co Louth. Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography.

Family businesses form the backbone of the Irish economy, accounting for more than 40 per cent of all private sector employment. The benefits of famil(...)

The demand for protein, in the form of dairy and meat, will almost double over the next 30 years. Ireland’s competitive advantages in these foods include its weather and its structure of family farming.

The population of the world’s urban centres will increase by almost 70 per cent between now and 2050. The Earth’s population will by then exceed nine (...)

East Coast Bakehouse founder Michael Carey at the Checkout conference. Photograph: Nigel Gault

When business owners – often after years of torrid toil – cash out successfully with big payouts, what drives some of them to try it again from scratc(...)

Entrepreneur Enda O’Coineen’s attempt to become the first Irish person to single-handedly sail around the world is an extreme example of someone always willing to take risks and live on the edge. Photograph:  Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images

Entrepreneurs and business leaders are of every shape, coming from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Even at the typical business conference domina(...)

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