19 F O R ‘ 19 EOIN CLUSKY SUZY BYRNE BEST OF IRELAND | 37 Eoin Clusky Eoin Clusky is the man behind a new organic bakery and café on Pearse Street, called Bread41. There is also a wholesale arm to the operation, boldly called Bread Nation. Clusky’s vision when opening Bread41 was of going back to basics, grounding our on-site in a stone mill and cooking in large clay ovens on the premises – ovens that are also used to cook pizzas in the evenings. The café has already amassed a loyal following, who ock there in the evenings to get their hands on the sourdough pizzas. Socially responsible and organic, Bread Nation is also going from strength to strength. They not only sell bread to other distributors such as The Happy Pear, but are carving out their own niche in the corporate market. LAURA CAULWELL founder of GirlCrew, an international social network, which allows women to make friends, build support systems and make networking connections. The community has signed up more than 100,000 members worldwide, including in Dublin, London, New York, San Francisco, Toronto, Edinburgh and Melbourne. In 2018, GirlCrew raised almost $1 million (€810,000) in a seed funding round, to expand in the United States. Having recently left GirlCrew, Aine is now consulting on a number of projects. A passionate advocate for inclusion, last year, she delivered a TEDx talk on “Representation” and the need to build a more inclusive society. Mulloy has won a 30 Under 30 award for Community Activism. an interest in social media and harnessing it for social change. In 2018, Suzy was appointed to the board of Irish Rail by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross – as one of ve disabled people appointed to State transport boards in an attempt to improve access. FOOD Laura Caulwell Laura Caulwell studied design in NCAD before working in exhibition design. Shel then studied at Ballymaloe Cookery School, where her innate skill and passion for presentation resulted in meals that are as eye-catching as they are mouthwatering. Honing her skills at the Fumbally Cafe, Caulwell was invited by her friend Jamie Grif n to become the head chef at Storyboard Café in Islandbridge. Caulwell’s attention to detail is mixed with a joyful sense of fun, imbuing each dish with thoughtfulness as well as the deliciously unexpected. Caulwell’s food is also hearty and comforting, plated with an artistic eye just waiting to incite jealousy in your Instagram followers. Caulwell is now working in schools, creating healthy school meals for students – lucky kids! BUSINESS & TECH Suzy Byrne A campaigner for over 30 years, and a member of the board of the Irish Council for Civil Liberties, Suzy Byrne works as a regional manager for the National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities. She was co-chairperson of the Gay and Lesbian Equality Network (GLEN) during the campaign to decriminalise homosexuality in 1993, and also chaired the International Lesbian and Gay Youth Organisation (IGLYO). An award-winning blogger, she has Niall Dennehy & Joe Thompson Niall Dennehy and Joe Thompson are the founders of Aid:Tech, an award-winning Dublin start-up and software company that has developed the secure delivery of international aid, using blockchain. The company, which won the overall Innovation of the Year Award 2018, was the rst in the
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