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Specialists 2019 - Republic of Ireland: Panic Sound and Light

Contact Details Company: Panic Sound and Light Name: Vincent Macklin Address: Rakeeragh, Dunraymond, Monaghan, Ireland. H18 T103 Telephone Number: +353872599925 Web Address: www.panicsoundandlight.ie

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Established in 1987 by Vincent Macklin, Panic Sound and Light began as a hobby and later developed from there. Vincent has always had a very keen interest in audio and sound, and from an early age was repairing radios and audio equipment as a hobby.

event services, sound, lighting, staging and LED screens. The firm can offer everything from individual services through to full event packages to meet each client’s unique needs and exceed their expectations.

Completely self-taught from books and magazines well before Google, he soon realised that this was the career he wanted. Originally when he set-up Panic Light and Sound he only offered a small audio equipment repair and rental service.

Seeking to offer clients cutting-edge support and service, the firm work hard to deliver well above their client’s expectations every time, and try to be creative and always have a new angle or look for an event. Panic Sound and Light’s expert team look for feedback from their clients to ensure that we are providing the service that they require at a competitive price.

Over the years he has created a thriving business, and clients now include event and festival organisers, schools and music promoters. For these clients Panic Sound and Light can now offer a complete range of

Ultimately, Panic Sound and Light’s mission is to become the leading provider in the events sector. This will remain as the firm’s ongoing focus as it looks towards a bright promising future.

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McDermott Memorials: Most Unique Monumental Sculptors - Connaught experience in the monumental trade. To celebrate the firm’s win in this year’s Irish Enterprise Awards we profile it to find out more and explore the secrets behind its phenomenal longevity and ongoing success. Situated near the town of Ballinrobe in Co. Mayo, for almost two centuries McDermott Memorials has developed a reputation for creating superior quality memorials using only the finest natural materials available. Most of us at some time in our lives will have to make the choice of a suitable memorial which will honour the life of a loved one. A headstone is far more than just a stone, it is a history of past events, something to embody the personality, character, accomplishments and beliefs of someone special who has left us. McDermott Memorials understand that your choice is an important one, which is why they take great care to understand your needs and the emotions you will be feeling at that time. You should expect a personal service when it comes to choosing the memorial and you can be sure that they will take the greatest of care to give

you the support and guidance you need. Boasting a long, distinguished and successful history in the monumental business, over the years the firm has evolved its commercial operation, enabling it to offer customers the best possible choice of headstones and memorials at affordable prices. Today, the firm’s use of both the traditional and modern techniques along with generations of experience has led McDermott Memorials to be recognised as one of the leading monumental sculptors in the west of Ireland. The firm’s range of beautifully crafted headstones in traditional or modern designs can be found in cemeteries throughout Ireland. The business is currently run by brothers Michael and Declan McDermott, who have carried on the family tradition from their father Miko McDermott. From

Contact Details Company: McDermott Memorials | Name: Michael & Declan McDermott | Address: Partry, Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, F12 EV67 | Telephone Number: 094 9543961 | Web Address: www.mcdermottmemorials.ie

their father they have learned that quality of service, personal assistance and customer satisfaction should always be the main aim of the business and his dedication and commitment to this trade has ultimately put in place the tools that have ensured the firm’s ongoing success. Since taking over the firm, the McDermott brothers have worked closely with their valued clients to deliver truly unique headstones and memorials as fitting personalised tributes to their loved ones. From traditional methods such as hand carving crests and designs, personalised Celtic crosses and other traditional and modern headstones through to computer generated bespoke designs and drawings. Still independently owned and managed since its formation nearly 200 years ago, the company also provide a full range of ancillary services for the maintenance and renovation of headstones. This may include new additions to the lettering on the memorial or on the cleaning of an existing feature. All work is carried out by skilled craftsmen who guarantee excellent results. Putting quality first, the McDermott Memorials team believe that every headstone and memorial should have a timeless quality derived from using the finest natural stone materials and highly skilled craftmanship. As such,

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they use a variety of materials including Marble, Granite and Limestone. All the materials used have been carefully sourced to ensure they are of the highest quality and are selected from it’s suppliers in Ireland, India and China with whom the firm has a long working relationship. As a result, clients can rest assured that when they choose McDermott Memorials, they are guaranteed only the best possible quality of service available.

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This attention to detail and its commitment to quality is what sets McDermott Memorials apart from its competitors and has, for almost 200 years, marked it out as the best possible option for customers seeking quality memorials that will stand the test of time and best reflects the memory of your loved ones.

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Ultimately, McDermott Memorials’ mission has always been to offer its discerning customers a professional, individualised and affordable service. After all, the firm’s expert team understand that choosing a headstone or memorial for a loved one can be an upsetting and saddening experience. As such, they aim to make it as easy and stress free as possible. The firm’s personalised service ensures that clients are assisted in every way in selecting a memorial or headstone. This will remain the firm’s ongoing focus as it looks towards a bright future.

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and mobile applications. Working to achieve this, the firm has a Both Flex Manager and CGA’s plethora of new developments mobile applications have a range in the pipeline moving forward, of benefits for clients, including a simple setup procedure, proven including a new range of hardContact technology Details and integration with ware and IoT devices which the firm is integrating with to allow modern applicances, as well as Company: Word Perfect Translations Contact: Jimmy Gashi for the automatic capture of data. financial and time savings.| Users Website: www.wordperfect.ie New modules will be introduced can find information easily to throughout 2019, and CGA also make better business decisions plans to enhance the look and and create the foundation for a successful compliance feel of its solutions throughout and businesses management the coming 12 months. Additionenvironment. ally, the firm is now collaborating with Queens University Belfast Alongside these benefits, the to develop the data visualisation firm’s creative solutions allow and set up the foundation for clients to ensure compliance at Artificial Intelligence interpretation all times, which is especially for executive reporting. These important in today’s fast-paced developments and much more safety market. New compliance will ensure CGA’s ongoing and safety regulations are being success over the years ahead.

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Company Name Contact Details Company: CGA Technology | Name: Steven Battersby Address: Units 13B, Briarhill Business Park, Telephone Number: 0873355979 | Web Address: www.cgatechnology.com

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Mount Wolseley Hotel

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Best Luxury Spa & Golf  Resort 2019 - Leinster: Mount Wolseley Hotel:

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Salamanca Tapas Bar & Restaurant

Salamanca Tapas Bar & Restaurant: Best Tapas Bar & Restaurant 2019 - Dublin

Nestled in the tranquil rolling countryside of Tullow, Co. Carlow, Mount Wolseley Hotel, Spa & year’s Irish Enterprise Awards we profile the establishment and explore how it came to win

appointed and serves imaginative surrounds, mature trees, lakes and playing surfaces unrivalled cuisine in a stylish and intimate for its consistency and its quality. setting. The Aaron Lounge is the ideal place to savour a morning Home to the European Challenge Tour for 3 consecutive years, coffee, a light lunch, some guests are also offered the pre-dinner cocktails, a relaxed As part of the resort’s focus on dinner or to simply enjoy leisurely opportunity to also play in the foot quality and guest satisfaction, no drinks. To then complete the steps of the world’s greatest effort or luxurious amenity has experience guests can indulge in golfers. been spared at Mount Wolseley range of tantalising dishes. invited Caroline Boyle to tell us more about the eatery and a signature Wolseley Afternoon Centrally wide located just one hour to assure every guest We has an Tea. Additionally, the hotel’s awardfrom Dublin, magnificent of total comfort. The thethissecrets behindatmosphere its popularity. winning Wolseley Spa offers the 4-Star Deluxe Spa and Golf bedrooms and suites are large, Catering to more than just the very best of Asian and European Hotel is set in a serene country airy and bright and each room is market, we have also put a lot Established in 2002 city centre location. As such, and interpretation of a dish on a intrepid gourmet, the avid golfer rituals including Swedish Masresort and offers an idyllic decorated in its own individual of work into the Mediterranean as one of the first over the years we have put a lot menu and is constantly trying to can enjoy a picturesque journey sage, Steam Rooms, Floatation’s escape in a central location. style with views over the rolling style décor and themes. AndaluTapas Bars, Salaof work and effort into our dishes do better.” of the breath-taking late great and Hamman. Relax, invigorate countryside. sian inspired lanterns with canmanca still remains and wine lists. I am particularly Christy O’Connor designed and rejuvenate, treat your senses From the grand staircase, regal dlelight are placed all over the This focus on providing an top of the list for interested in and passionate There is a sumptuous selection to a luxurious escape. Complete championship golf course. Like a interiors and glistening Italian walls of the restaurant, dimmed authentic Spanish dining experiSpanish Tapas dishes in Dublin about Spanish food and culture. of dining options for guests fine wine, this lush championship with the renowned Sabia Med marble floors, this magnificent chandelier lighting completes ence extends beyond the firm’s to this very day. I and head chef Aleksandar to choose from, and as such parkland golf course has matured Indoor Beach light therapy resort was designed for luxury. this beautiful ambience. The dishes and through to its décor, Dimitrov visit Spain as much as beautifully with age, with rich everyone is catered for at Mount experience, only one of a few in Guests can reinvigorate their walls are decorated in orange as Caroline proudly highlights. Working to offer guests a truly possible to gather ideas. Wolseley. Fredericks Award spirits in the Wolseley Spa, test and yellow colours, with large authentic dining experience, Winning Restaurant is beautifully their skills on the championship “As well as striving to offer the ornate mirrors, bringing you from Salamanca provide a wide range “Aleksandar is particular about best Spanish food to the Irish the office or home to a place of Tapas dishes and good quality his recipes and creations and wines. Caroline shares an insight strives to bring the best possible into the eatery’s focus on extapas dishes to your table in ceptional quality meals and how Salamanca. We bring 80% of it works to ensure every guest our ingredients from Spain which enjoys an exceptional dining adds to the authenticity of our experience. products and Tapas dishes. He is constantly updating our menus “Here at Salamanca, our aim and trying new ideas. We try to and our mission is to whisk you encourage our diners to try new from the mundane to the tastes and flavours. Aleksandar Mediterranean with in a prime is not afraid to put his stamp Featuring a wide array of amenities, stunning surroundings and sumptuous décor, Mount Wolseley is a spectacular resort which combines rich history with modern facilities.

Golf Course or simply spend a leisurely afternoon curled up with a good book in their spacious bedroom.

Spanish food to the Irish market, we have also put a lot of work into the Mediterranean style décor and themes. Andalusian inspired lanterns with candlelight are also placed all over the walls of the restaurant.”

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For families, Mount Wolseley is the perfect location for everyone. This stunning country Resort offers an action packed Woolie Bear Kids Club over midterm and summer, also on the grounds is an outdoor playground with zip wire, a teen zone, a soft play room and a family den, all boxes are ticked for the ideal escape. Ultimately, this countryside gem is the perfect location for any form of break and has something to tempt every guest. Throughout 2019 Mount Wolseley looks forward to welcoming even more guests and providing them with the very highest possible standard of hospitality.

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where you can imagine you are on holidays on a rainy day in Dublin.” Operating in such a fast-paced, ever-evolving industry, Salamanca has to adapt to the changes it sees and work to overcome the challenges it faces. Caroline talks us through these in detail and outlines how the industry is evolving and how her firm is adapting to ensure it remains competitive.

“Within the Irish hospitality market, more and more restaurants are opening in Dublin City centre making competition fierce. This includes a whole range of cuisines and diners are left with more choice than ever before. It means basically that we must keep our standards as high as possible and not give the diner a reason to not come back to our restaurant. Quality, service and consistency are key. The number of eateries opening up at a fast pace is not just in Dublin but also

Cork, Dublin, Belfast and major towns. Irish people are now well travelled and want more choice. The demand is there, however there are challenges to be faced. “The biggest key development in Ireland at present, which is also a key challenge, is the increase in VAT rate in Hospitality from 9% to 13.5%. There is a worry that it will slow down trade and was in my opinion not a fair move at all by our government, Contact Details given the huge employment the sector provides. At Salamanca EU BUSINESS NEWS / 2019 Irish Enterprise Awards 43 Company: Salamanca Tapas Bar & Restaurant we will continue to focus on Name: Caroline Boyle | Address: 1 St Andrew St, Dublin 2. quality and excellence to ensure Telephone Number: 01 6774799 that we remain successful and Web Address: www.salamanca.ie are able to overcome this challenge in the future.” Overall, the future looks bright for Salamanca, with the eatery set to continue to draw on Caroline and Aleksander’s industry experience to offer guests the exceptional dishes that they have come to expect.

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