Cavan woman wins Best Young Entrepreneur at IBYE regional awards

A Cavan woman has had success at this years regional final of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur Awards.

Caroline Thompson of the Riverside Spa in Drumlaunaght, Stradone, Co. Cavan won the Best Established Business award at the event in the Nuremore Hotel, Carrickmacross last night. The business opened its doors in 2009 and employs 25 staff across two locations, it hopes to open a third location in 2020 and double its workforce over the next two years.

To date, the spa has won 19 awards for its range of treatments. Caroline will now go on to represent the region at the national final of the awards.

Speaking to Northern Sound News today, Caroline spoke about how she feels after winning the award: