A cosmetics development and manufacturing business from Ballina is this year’s winner of the Mayo County Enterprise Award for 2023.

Noreen Hackett, Founder and Director of Advanced Cosmetics, took the top prize of €2500 and will now represent Mayo Local Enterprise Office at the 23rd National Enterprise Awards at the Round Room in Dublin on the 1st June.

Advanced Cosmetics will now be competing against 30 other finalists from every local authority area for a share of the €35,000 winners prize fund as national judging gets underway in May. 

Categories this year include ‘Best Export Business,’ ‘Best Start-Up’ and ‘Innovation,’ along with “One to Watch” and a “Sustainability / Green” award in addition to eight regional awards. 

Last year saw David McIntyre, Cubbie competing at the National Enterprise Awards, on behalf of Mayo Local Enterprise Office and took home the Innovation Award.


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