Our Stories

A home for history and innovation, old souls and new neighbours, Kerry is a place to gain and share ideas and experiences. This blog offers a collection of such insights, along with an invitation to check back regularly to see what’s new in Kerry.

From Lab to Market: The Inspiring Journey of Dr. Helena McMahon

Bridging the World of Academia and Business Meet Dr. Helena McMahon, a proud Tralee native whose journey intertwines her passion for human health with a knack for entrepreneurship, enriching Kerry's entrepreneurial landscape. Armed with a background in biomedical science and drug development…

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From Physics to RegTech: Ogie Sheehy's Entrepreneurial Journey

From Corporate World to Entrepreneur With a background in Applied Physics and Electronics, Ogie first embarked on a multinational career that took him through prestigious companies like HP, IBM, and Dell. However, in 2008, Ogie decided to take a leap of faith, resigning from his position as…

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Salaso's Wins Big at HealthTech Ireland Innovation Awards 2023

Tralee-based health tech company, Salaso, has been recognised for its outstanding contribution to the healthcare industry at the prestigious Health Tech Innovation Awards 2023. The company received the "Most Transformative Impact – Diagnostics for Prevention" award for its innovative myHealthyBody…

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It All Adds Up for Athena Analytics Founder Emily Brick

Many people leave school relieved that they will never have to open a maths book again. Not Athena Analytics founder Emily Brick. Maths has always been a passion for her. She had a wonderful experience with the subject both in school and beyond, something she credits her teachers and friends for. “I…

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