North Kildare Chamber Business Awards 2016 in association with Clark, were held on the 18th November in The K Club. The awards are county wide awards recognising the entrepreneurialism, innovation, diversity and talent of businesses across all sectors. The awards honour industry leaders through the acknowledgement of innovative business processes, product development, enterprise, sustainability and overall business success.

Naas based Recruitment and HR Services Company, Clark were the Title Sponsor for the Awards Night which took place on the 18th November in the K Club.

Deirdre Coghlan-Murray, Managing Director Clark

‘Clark is delighted to be associated with the North Kildare Chamber Awards Night, recognising and celebrating the best in Business in Kildare.  2016 has been a year of significant growth for Clark in our Recruitment, Managed Services and Executive Coaching divisions which is reflective of positive trends in the economy and Co. Kildare as a location of choice for employers and a highly skilled workforce.

We congratulate you all on taking part in this occasion and acknowledge the hard work and commitment of all the people behind the entrants for the awards. It is your people who are your most valuable resource and this evening is about taking a moment to recognise and celebrate all that you have achieved.

Well done to the Chamber on a very successful year and we look forward to partnering with you in 2017.’

Innovation and Technology Award

Sponsored by Kerry

Winner: Crystal Air PCM Ltd

Tourism and Hospitality Award

Sponsored by JF Dunne Insurances

Winner: Picaderos

Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Sponsored by Education Training Boards Ireland

Winner: Aileen O’Brien, O’Brien PR

High Potential Start Up of the Year Award

Sponsored by LEO Kildare

Winner: Meat & More

Retail Excellence Award

Sponsored by Ladytown Business Park

Winner: Sheehy Motor Group

SME Business of the Year Award

Sponsored by Bank of Ireland

Winner: Finlay Motor Group

Networker of the Year Award 

Sponsored by KBC Bank

Winner: Linda Gill Ryan, Essential Driver and Safety Training Solutions


CSR Award

Sponsored by Hanahoe and Hanahoe Solicitors

Winner: Intel

ECommerce/Social Media Award

Sponsored by Graphedia

Winner: Kildare Now

North Kildare Chamber Overall Business of the year Award

Sponsored by Dooley Insurances

Winner: Finlay Motor Group

North Kildare Chamber Outstanding Contribution to Business Annual Award

Sponsored by North Kildare Chamber

Awarded to Stan McCarthy, CE Kerry Group