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Two local businesses shortlisted for Entrepreneur of the Year

The shortlist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year was revealed today and 2 Kilkenny businesses have made the cut.

Michael Hoyne of Merlyn Showering and Tom Moore, Paul Young and Nora Twomey of the Oscar nominated Cartoon Saloon were announced as finalists for this years programme.

Theres 24 businesses represented across 3 categories – emerging, industry and international.

Both of the Kilkenny entrepreneurs are in the industry category.

As part of the 6-month development programme, the 24 finalists will join 100 entrepreneurs – all previous Entrepreneur Of The Year finalists – for a week-long CEO Retreat to Berlin and Munich in June.

The overall winner will be revealed in October.