The finalists in the race to become this year’s EY Entrepreneur of the Year have been announced.
Major Equipment Intl Ltd in Ballyhaunis has been shortlisted for the 2018 EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards.
The finalists represent a broad spectrum of Irish industries including manufacturing and life sciences sectors.
The list includes some of the country’s top business minds – with this year’s 24 finalists employing more than 2,700 people between them.
Their businesses generate a combined €150m in revenue every year.
The closing stages of the competition will see the finalists competing across three categories – ‘Emerging,’ ‘Industry,’ and ‘International.’
The finalists were shortlisted from over 110 nominations around Ireland by an independent judging panel of previous winners.
Major Equipment company designs and manufactures a range of slurry handling and grass cutting equipment for agricultural and amenity applications.
Eibhlin Murphy of Major Equipment says everybody at the company is over the moon since they found out earlier today.