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RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT


December 2014 NEWSLETTER


TOP LIMERICK CHAMBER AWARD GOES TO GRASSLAND AGRO


EIGHT COMPANIES AWARDED FOR SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENTS AT REGIONAL BUSINESS AWARDS, SPONSORED BY LIT PRESIDENT’S AWARD PRESENTED TO DES O’MALLEY


success and achievements of businesses in our region. As sponsors of these awards for the fourth year running, we honour companies who are thriving and successfully contributing to our economy.” stated Dr. Maria Hinfelaar, President, LIT. Over 400 of the region’s top business


Pictured: Limerick Chamber President Cathal Treacy & Órlaith Borthwick, Limerick Chamber present Liam Woulfe, Grassland Agro with the Overall Company of the Year Award along with Dr Fergal Barry, LIT (main awards sponsor).


Grassland Agro was hailed Overall Business of the Year at the 2014 Limerick Chamber Regional Business Awards 2014 on Friday 21st of November. The awards, sponsored by LIT, were announced at the Limerick Chamber President’s Dinner at the Limerick Strand Hotel. “LIT is delighted to partner with Limerick Chamber in recognising the


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leaders and government officials attended the annual dinner and awards ceremony which featured a keynote address by Martin Shanahan, CEO, IDA Ireland. Speaking at the awards ceremony,


Limerick Chamber President, Cathal Treacy, congratulated all the winners as well as those who were shortlisted, commenting that “The competition was extremely high this year, so every company that made the shortlist should be proud of its achievements. This year’s winners are a great example of the vibrant business community and excellent talent in our region.” Presenting the Overall 2014 Business


of the Year award, he praised Grassland Agro for its innovative approach and continuous investment in its staff and


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