The search is on for Ireland’s ‘tech hero’

By: October 11, 2017

The business membership organisation, Guaranteed Irish is calling on individuals and businesses to nominate their ‘tech hero’ as part of the ‘Guaranteed Irish Hero Awards’.

Throughout 2017, Guaranteed Irish is “championing exceptional individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to creating a better Ireland in their respective sectors”. Members of the public are invited to nominate their Guaranteed Irish tech hero before Friday, 13th October 2017.

Four of the six Guaranteed Irish Heroes have so far been awarded. Artist, Maser; former Women’s Rugby Captain, Niamh Briggs; Professor Louise Kenny; and music promoter, Keiron Campbell Black were previously named Guaranteed Irish Heroes for art, sport, science and music, respectively.

The remaining two Guaranteed Irish Heroes will be awarded for technology and food in November and December this year.

“We’re calling on businesses and individuals to get involved and put forward names of anyone who has demonstrated a real commitment to creating a better Ireland with technology through: jobs, community and provenance. If you know someone who fits that bill, then we want to hear from you,” says Brid O’Connell, CEO of Guaranteed Irish.  

To get involved and to nominate someone, simply email before Friday, October 13, 2017 or use the hashtag #GIhero on social media with your nomination.