Graham O'Rourke, CEO and Co Founder on stage at National Enterprise Awards Mansion House 25th May 2017
Aphix Software, regional winners of this year's National Enterprise Awards.
The awards, which were presented by Minister Mitchell O'Connor in the Mansion House are organised by the Local Enterprise Offices every year to celebrate Ireland's micro-enterprises.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny who attended and spoke at the event said the winners at the awards ceremony were examples of the confidence, ambition and creative talent at Ireland's core.
He said that since the Local Enterprise Offices were established in 2014, they have supported in excess of 11,000 new jobs.
"Unemployment has dropped from 15.4% to 6.4% in recent times and LEO offices have played their part in this. Jobs are now growing in every region in the country," Mr Kenny added.