For our #CelebratingIrish series this week, we’ve partnered with @EI_TheUK to highlight the Irish businesses and businesspeople who have made a major impact in GB.
Irish businesses have played a significant role in the British economy, creating jobs for local areas, helping build schools, roads & providing important services to the community.
Building on its success in 🇮🇪, Aviation maintenance repair & overhaul company, @DublinAerospace expanded its operations last September by opening a new UK site @Exeter_Airport, creating 100 jobs for the area with plans for further job creation as the aviation sector recovers.
The company’s new Exeter Aerospace centre will complement their hugely successful Aircraft Overhaul facility in Dublin by specialising in regional aircraft from @Embraer, @Bombardier & @ATRaircraft. ✈️

Kilkenny-based animation studio @CartoonSaloon has gained popular & critical acclaim in 🇬🇧 & around the🌍through its breathtaking hand-drawn animation & powerful storytelling. The studio has created TV series, feature-length & short films such as #Wolfwalkers & #TheBreadwinner
Its debut feature film ‘The Secret of Kells’ won the Audience Award at the @edfilmfest & the European Animated Feature Award at the @BAAwards. The studio have since gone on to be nominated for a @BAFTA, two @goldenglobes & five @AcademyAwards. 👉
Founded in Dublin in 1989, @ESSmodular has grown to become an industry leader in modern methods of construction in the UK & Ireland, employing over 250 people at sites in Manchester, London, Dublin, Belfast & Laois.
Last September, the company delivered the first prototype modular homes in Tower Hamlets, London designed for @londoncouncils’ PLACE Partnership, a not-for-profit aiming to provide high quality temporary accommodation for homeless families:
Family-run company @ODonovanWaste was set up in 1959 by Corkman Joe O’Donovan & has grown into London’s leading waste management service with a sterling reputation & dozens of awards to its name for leadership, innovation & excellence in business and construction.
Trailblazing managing director of O’Donovan Waste Disposal, @Jacquelineodono was honoured as one of the ‘Most Admired Women Leaders in Business’ 2021 by @CIOviews & last week, was named in @GrowingBizUK’s Top 20 UK SME Leaders for 2021👏👏:
Following its successful trials in Oranmore in Galway, Irish drone delivery company, @MannaAero announced plans to expand into the UK, by the end of the year with investments from Dublin & London listed Venture Capital firm @DraperEsprit. 👉
The Dublin-based company also has an office & factory in Pontypool, Wales, where it builds their custom-developed drones using European parts & technology including components from Spiddal-based design, manufacturing & testing company @EireComposites.


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As of 19th July, travel arrangements will change for fully vaccinated travellers from GB to IE. Please visit… for full information and please be aware that the Covid-19 pandemic means that guidance may change at short notice.
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