Student Enterprise Winners

Seven budding teenage entrepreneurs have been selected to represent South Dublin at the school’s Student Enterprise Programme National Finals in Croke Park.  The young entrepreneurs will represent their Local Enterprise Office and their county at the Student Enterprise Programme showpiece on the 2nd May.

The students were all competing at the South Dublin County Final on Friday the 9th of March, which was held at the Institute of Technology Tallaght. An estimated 200 students from 14 Secondary schools took part in the annual programme locally.

Every September, entrepreneurial secondary school students across the country begin their business journey as they are encouraged to brainstorm, create and run their own businesses.  In September 2017 over 23,000 students from 480 schools nationwide begun their entrepreneurial journey with the help of their teachers and their Local Enterprise Office (LEO).

National Finals – May 2nd 2018 Croke Park

Award Junior - 1st Place - Deadly Dublin Days - Colaiste Eanna-001 (1)
In the Junior Category, the student representing South Dublin at the National Finals is: Colm Ward from Deadly Dublin Days at Coláiste Éanna.

Award Intermediate - 1st Place - CC Hoodies - Colaiste Chilliain

In the Intermediate Category, Shanice Stafford, Naomi Lanney, Imelda Kinch, Áine Mitchell, from CC Hoodies in Colaiste Chilliain will be representing the county in Croke Park.

Award Senior - 1st Place - Relumination - Colaiste Eanna

In the Senior Category of the competition, South Dublin will be represented on 2nd May by Rory Duggan and Fionn McBride from ReLumination at Coláiste Éanna.


The local students will be competing with hundreds of other student entrepreneurs from all over Ireland in Croke Park at the 16th Annual Student Enterprise Awards National Finals on May 2nd

The Student Enterprise Programme began in 2003, with over 150,000 students getting involved since its inception.

Further information around the Student Enterprise Programme is available from and by searching #studententerprise on social media.



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