Fireball Media merges with Granite Digital

By: December 1, 2013
Alf Smiddy, Granite Digital; Chris O'Halloran, Fireball Media Group; Doyin Abimbola, Fireball Media Group; Robert Carpenter, Granite Digital and Seamus White, Granite Digital Alf Smiddy, Granite Digital; Chris O'Halloran, Fireball Media Group; Doyin Abimbola, Fireball Media Group; Robert Carpenter, Granite Digital and Seamus White, Granite Digital

Two web development companies in Cork, Granite Digital and Fireball Media, are to merge.

Granite Digital will run the combined web design business, with all Fireball Media’s current employees joining the Granite Digital business. The combined business will have combined revenues in 2014 “in the region of €1 million”.

Founded by partners Conor Buckley, Seamus White, Ger O’Shea, Robert Carpenter and Alf Smiddy in 2009, Granite started with four people and now employs 18 people, while its client list has grown from five in 2009 to 175, and now includes Cork Institute of Technology, Bon Secours Hospital, University College Cork, Munster Rugby, Institute of Technology Dublin, Meadows and Byrne, Blarney Woollen Mills, World Choice Travel and Enterprise Ireland.