Belfast Telegraph

Seven up for this year's entrepreneur gong

AS one world Entrepreneur of the Year competition reached a climax in Monte Carlo, 211's Ireland event started. Around 24 finalists will take part in a CEOs' retreat in India, where they will visit Indian universities. Seven of the finalists are from Northern Ireland - Pete Boyle of jewellery retailer Argento, Brian McConville of Newry firm MJM, Adrian McCutcheon of Telestack, Munster Simms' Patrick Hurst, Mark McCusker of Texthelp, Mairead Mackle of Homecare Independent Living and Grainne Kelly who developed the Bubblebum inflatable car booster seat.