~ Prime Sponsors ~

We have to say a big “Thank You” for the support of our Prime Sponsors for their financial contributions to help bring the Gorey Business & Endeavour Awards to a reality.
 We look forward to many years of collaboration and continued success.

The Hatch Lab

John O’ Connor
Chief Executive Officer
The Model County Enterprise Group CLG.

The Hatch Lab is a Tech Incubator space located in Gorey, Wexford. The Hatch Lab is designed specifically for Technology Companies, supporting business concepts, business start-ups and remote working staff. Becoming a client of the Hatch Lab covers incubation space, networking, mentoring, advice, organised events, peer to peer learning and sharing of ideas, information and knowledge, technical expert talks and pitches to potential investors. The ethos of The Hatch Lab is to help ideas become commercially viable by composing a good business plan, creating a sustainable business model, developing a good foundation and building a solid structure that can scale while evolving into a world class business.

The Hatch Lab
SmithByrne Repairhaus - Enniscorthy & Gorey

Smithbyrne Repairhaus

Dan Smith

Owner

Smithbyrne Repairhaus is the newest addition to the Smithbyrne franchise. Now open in Enniscorthy due to demand from so many loyal customers who travelled up to take advantage of the superior service and products offered by Dan Smith and his team at Smithbyrne Solutions on the Main Street in Gorey, Co. Wexford.

As Gorey’s longest established repair shop they specialise in the repair of smartphonestabletscomputers and gaming consoles. The workshops are equipped with state of the art micro soldering equipment allowing their expert technicians to provide advanced repairs. If you have a device in need of repair, contact us today.

Smithbyrne Solutions is a certified Apple Independent Repair Provider (IRP). This means that they now provide their customers with the option of having genuine Apple parts fitted to their devices.

Repairs are carried out by Apple trained technicians, using genuine Apple parts, tools and diagnostics, ensuring peace-of-mind.

https://www.SmithByrne.com

Robbie Leonard

SME BUSINESS MANAGER

Robbie manages the business lending for Permanent TSB across the South East Region.

Robbie has extensive experience in lending to a variety of business sectors developed over his nearly 20 years in banking.

With a history going back over 200 years, Permanent TSB are committed to supporting local communities in Wexford and throughout the country.

https://www.permanenttsb.ie/

Altura Credit Union was founded in 1966 when it was known as Gorey Credit Union Ltd. Initially, there were no premises – but collection points instead However, the first branch in Gorey, Co. Wexford was soon too small for the needs of the business, despite being extended in the 1990s. In the early days it was a business run purely by volunteers both on the board of directors and as officers of the credit union, i.e. tellers and loan officers. Over time as the complexity of the products and expansion of the business continued paid staff were employed as officers to serve the ever-growing membership.

In 2008 Gorey Credit Union moved into a vast purpose-built new premises on McDermott St. In 2015 the first merger took place, with Gorey Credit Union absorbing Avonmore credit Union with three branches in Co. Wicklow. In 2016 a motion was passed at AGM to change the name to Altura Credit Union Ltd, as the having ‘Gorey’ over the door was a confusing message in Roundwood, Rathdrum & Avoca. In 2018 a new building was opened in Rathdrum, as it too had outgrown the tiny branch it had on Gilbert’s row. They are now in pride of place on the market square. Also in 2018, another merger with Carnew Credit Union took place bringing the branch locations to five. In 2020 a brand-new branch was opened in Arklow, Co. Wicklow, following the success of the pop-up branch that was in use for just over a year. At the end of the financial year 2019/2020 Altura had 34,371 members and total assets of €163,161,950. The loan book was €62,299,218.

2021 sees the building of another new premises in Gorey adjacent to the existing building. This will open in 2022.

https://alturacu.ie/

Whizzy Internet is the local, independent broadband provider for North County Wexford, South County Wicklow and now some areas of County Carlow.

Established in 2014 by James O’Sullivan and Janis Dravnieks, Whizzy Internet brings Fast Fibre Broadband to customers in a growing section of the South East of Ireland.

A range of broadband packages are available for both residential customers and businesses – delivering reliable, fast internet at affordable prices with great service.

Whizzy Internet prides itself on its excellent customer service record – the company is focused on giving customers the very best broadband connection possible whilst keeping the personal, accessible service standards expected from a local business.

https://whizzyinternet.ie/

Colm Nolan

RIAI ARCHITECT

Circa Design functions as both an architecture & construction company.

We provide an integrated service to maximise the potential of each project through our design & construction team. We realise that every client has a different brief and we work closely with you to understand your individual thoughts ideas and ideas in an efficient and effective manner. Our goal is to develop relationships with our clients to promote integration and communication throughout the design & construction process and beyond.

We work hard to realise your vision through our design service. Each design is unique to our client’s needs and specifications, whether the focus is on light, comfort, space or energy efficiency. As RIAI registered architects we ensure that your dream becomes a reality through constant communication, careful project management and continual assessment until the project reaches completion.

https://circadesign.ie/

FHM Accountants

FHM Accountants

We are a firm of Chartered Certified Accountants and Registered Auditors serving a diverse client base from our offices in Bray and Gorey.

Partners Justin Fitzsimons F.C.C.A. and Dave Howick F.C.C.A founded FHM Accountants in 1999.

In 2005 FHM Accountants purchased another accountancy practice which had been operating in Bray for over 40 years. 2005 was a pivotal year in the development of the practice as it also saw the establishment of the Gorey office. The enlarged practice is now one of the most well known practices operating in the North Wexford / Wicklow area.

https://fhmaccountants.ie/