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Short Videos - Enterprise Client Series

– Our Clients – Business Inspiration – Hear from our Enterprise Clients

Listen to the inspiring stories from a selection of Dublin South City Partnership Enterprise clients. Click on the videos below to hear about their business background, support they received from Dublin South City Partnership and top tips for new start-ups.

Enterprise Client Series – Naomi Rutherford, Nano Robin Designs
Enterprise Client Series – Gary Grimes, Simplí Finance
Enterprise Client Series – Andrew Fitzpatrick, Access Counselling
Enterprise Client Series – Isa Bella Bettero, The Hare Branding
Enterprise Client Series – Ciarán Murphy, Hyper C
Enterprise Client Series – Paddy Arnold, Revolution Farm & Kitchen
Enterprise Client Series – Philip J Doran, Philip J Landscape Architecture 
Enterprise Client Series – Michelle Licciardi, Dublin South City Partnership

Success Stories

– Client Showcase – Inspiring Businesses – Enterprising Clients

Dublin South City Partnership are proud to have helped so many successful businesses on their journey. Read below a selection of our enterprise clients describing their path to success, support they received from Dublin South City Partnership and top tips they have for new start-ups.

Isa Bella Bettero - The Hare Branding

Environmental Branding, Signage, Print, Branded Giveaways, Exhibition Stands – anything that needs branding!

I had been working in the Print & Signage Industry for the last 9 years, starting from production and graphic design, and after moving to account management. This can be a very stressful industry as most projects have a tight deadline, but I love what I do …. 


Jennifer Geraghty - Visual Merchandiser

As a freelance visual merchandiser, my business involves helping retailers and businesses create visually appealing displays and layouts for their products or services. I work with my clients to develop and implement effective visual merchandising strategies that capture the attention of their target customers, increase foot traffic, and ultimately drive sales….

Stephen Kavanagh - Fat Pup Illustration

I am a freelance illustrator, creating illustrations for children’s books, editorials and advertisements. I also sell art prints, magnets, stickers, t-shirts, cards and tote bags through my online store and at different art markets each month.,…. 

Better Call Darek

Dariusz Majewski - Better Call Darek

Before I have opened my company I was working working as a maintenance assistant and manager so I had lots of experience. I love repairing broken things and I love painting. It was always very difficult to get a company to fix small issues in my previous jobs so that’s when the idea with my own company came up plus I always wanted to be my own boss 😉…..

Built to Fail


Cilléin Mc Evoy –
Built to Fail Productions

I was freelancing as an actor and working part time as a tour guide. I wanted to focus on filmmaking in general and believed there was a gap in the Irish film industry for a company that makes the films that inspired me and I wanted a company where I could do the same. Our first feature film …..

Muireann Walsh –
The Good Limbo

The Good Limbo is an online mental health community for peer based support and distraction. We have an online forum and live chatroom where our members can communicate. We also provide a directory of mental health supports around the world. Our online platform is completely free to use to anyone over the age of 16. …..

Hugh Fowler – Mediatone

I was working as a secondary school music teacher, but I had an operation which left me unable to stay on my feet for a long time, and so was unable to continue as a teacher. I had always wanted to try my hand at writing music for TV and film. I found it hard to get into this industry specifically, though I did end up writing music for some animations, …..

Patrick Toal
Free Lancer

Patrick Toal –
Free Lancer

I work on SEO, Web Development & Design, Social Media , Google Ads, Blogs, Posters & Menu Designs.

I was a Hospitality Manager for 20 years – I wanted my own independence.  …..

Philip J Landscape Architecture

Having drummed for many years, I took up landscape maintenance as a part time job. After working for two years I decided to up-skill and studied Horticulture at Kildalton College, Kilkenny. There was an opportunity to work abroad after that, so …..

Darren Hegarty Accuro Fitness

I have worked many different jobs and also found myself unemployed. I have always been interested in fitness and helping people so I put the two together and bet on myself. I paid to attend the best academy for PTs in Ireland. I am currently providing online fitness coaching and in person fitness classes to clients.

Leonardo di Lorenzo - Shovelhead pizza

Pizza takeway and delivery

I have worked for an Irish company for 3 and half years. When the company decided to move into the doughnuts trend I decided to leave. At this pint I decided to look for permission to develop an idea for a business……

Naomi Rutherford - Nana Robin Designs

Bespoke soft furnishings and home accessories

My background is banking and retail operations but I always had a passion for crafting and whilst working in my career completed many courses to learn the skill of making soft furnishings. My passion was born from a desire to make customised pieces ……