North Tipperary Business Network Ireland Awards

MMC Design

Three individual ladies from north Co Tipperary have all been short listed for the Network Ireland Awards expected to be held in Cork next month.

They include a Cookery School Proprietor, a Fashion Designer and the General Manager of a Car Dealership.

Sarah Baker:  Nominated in the ‘Emerging Business‘ category, Sarah set up the Cloughjordan House Cookery School & Events Venue back in 2009 and today employs seven full-time staff together with some part-time staff. Sarah Baker has also expanded into the Wedding business and is offering Cooking Classes to Transition Year students.

Marion Murphy Cooney:  Nominated in the ‘Established Business‘ category, Marion operates as a fashion designer producing ‘made to measure’ pieces. Based in Friar Street, Nenagh, Marion, trading as MMC, has also introduced a ‘ready to wear’ collection, currently on sale through a number of other fashion boutique outlets.

Fiona Connolly:  Nominated in the ‘Employee’ category, Fiona is currently General Manager of the car dealership Lyons of Nenagh and is head of marketing for the Lyons Group in Limerick taking care of the brands; Landrover, Ford, Volvo and Jaguar in the Mid-West region.

Earlier this year these three businesswomen won their respective categories at the Network North Tipperary Business Women of the Year Awards, sponsored and promoted this year by AIB and the North Tipperary County Enterprise Board.


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