FAST Participants

Munster Tool Company

Brian Ambrose
Tel: 087 6250035

Munster Tool company supply an extensive range of high quality, specialized tools and equipment to thousands of customers in the automotive and allied industries. Tools are sourced from the world's leading suppliers and redistributed from a custom-built warehouse and administrative centre in Mallow, Co. Cork, via a fleet of modern state of the art sales and demonstration vans

LA Magic

Leon Anderson
Tel: 086 0873960

Award winning magician Leon Andersen has been involved in the entertainment business for almost 20 years now, he has appeared on radio, TV and in 2006 he became the number 1 magician in Ireland. In 2009 he picked up the Outstanding Young Person of the Year Award. Let's hear about his business called LA Magic.

BPM Services

Colm Barry
Tel: 087 0673388

The BPM Services motto is "quality service and within budget constraints". They provide a project management service catering for small and medium size construction ventures, offering structured processes for both private and commercial projects, while keeping control over the timeframe, quality, scope and cost creep. BPMS finds "solutions" – not "problems".

Argos Fire & Safety Ltd

Karen Corcoran
Tel: 021 4319088

Argos Fire & Safety Limited is the leading specialist when it comes to fire, safety, rescue and environmental products, providing their customers with the back-up support for all products distributed. Argos Fire & Safety clients range from small to medium size businesses to pharmaceutical multi-nationals to the fire and rescue services. The Argos Fire & Safety team will ensure that our customers are compliant with the current fire, health and safety and environmental legislation. Argos Fire & Safety will provide our customers with the correct equipment and provide training in its correct use. To find out more visit their web-site

Surface Cleaning Solutions

Denis Connaughton & Declan Bourke
Tel: 0876592899/ 0868267609.

Surface Cleaning Solutions is a specialised cleaning and restoration solutions service to the Marine, Automotive/Automobile, Industrial and Municipal sector. We use a revolutionary patented soda blasting technology and with our custom designed equipment we give a superior quality and most cost effective service to all our customers. Soda Blasting easily removes carbon, grease, oils, gasket material, surface corrosion, paint and coatings from a variety of alloys, plastics and composites without substrate damage or distortion. Our process is the latest, greenest technology. Virtually any coating can be removed from most any surface. Soda bicarbonate media is FDA, OSHA and EPA approved, it is non-toxic, silica free; non-sparking, non-flammable, non-hazardous, odourless and an odour remover and an environmentally safe substance.


Simon Conlan
Tel: 086 3465221

FitKids is an Irish company delivering educational gymnastic and fitness classes to children. Our emphasis is on promoting confidence for life and instilling in children a love for active fun. Our proven programs are designed to develop children's motor, cognitive and social skills. Our programs are age appropriate and teach children the fundamentals of exercise.

Dennehy IT Solutions

John Dennehy

John Dennehy is from Castlemagner in North Cork and is a qualified Electronics and Computer service Engineer. His business is JD FASTER IT Services. As an IT service engineer. John has very high levels of integrity & professionalism and is totally committed to serving his customer's needs. John has a great passion for technical innovation and is always keen to share his expertise.

Shane Foley

Is in the process of developing his new business which will be operational very soon

Alan Flanagan

Went onto employment, having successfully completed the FAST programme

Kim Johnson

Went onto employment, having successfully completed the FAST programme

Gary Kennedy

Went onto employment, having successfully completed the FAST programme

Ultimate Ireland

Maura Kinney
Tel: 087 3635757

Ultimate Ireland Offers personalised luxury Travel. The company turns dreams into a reality by offering unique & authentic experiences with specialist Itineraries that are customised to each client.


Patrice Mahu (RIP)

IQMS were certified lead auditors with expertise in manufacturing, distribution, and service industries. They offered consultancy in ISO 9001 quality systems, process improvement, and setting key performance indicators leading to growth and increased export potential.


Nino Matassa
Tel: 061 481450

Trecal technology provides for Applied Cloud Solutions. Trecals unique approach is to apply the business model to the software. This approach ensures the delivery of bespoke systems for our partners

Cian Mc Cormaic

Successfully completed the FAST programme. Cian is currently exploring franchising opportunities.

Tim's Driving School

Tim Mc Grath
Tel: 087 6814168

Tim's Driving School is a recently established driving school operated from the Tipperary Town test centre. Tim McGrath is a fully qualified Approved Driving Instructor(ADI) registered by the RSA. Tim is providing lessons in Tipp town and surrounding areas for drivers of all skill levels from beginner to pre-test.


Daniel Nedelcu
Tel: 086 0781087

NUADA is a health service that helps businesses and individual workers attain one of the greatest gifts of all- a healthy mind and body. Nuada enables clients to relax and allow a better work life balance; the advantages are a boost to levels of self-esteem, motivation and productivity. Thus Nuada offers tremendous advantages for both the employer and the employee.

Banner Bog Oak

Joe O'Shea
Tel: 087 9969374

Banner Bog Oak is Joe O'Shea's business. He restores and sculptors Bog Oak. Bog Oak is older than the pyramids of Egypt and each piece is a connection to history. It inspires Joe O'Shea to carve. The pieces are unique and restored to a high standard polish finish.


Edel Waters
Tel: 086 3840757

HealthReach is an emerging leader in the field of preventative and aftercare personal health solutions. Our Mission is to empower people with the knowledge and support needed to make the lifestyle changes that result in better quality of Life and reducing the likelihood of lifestyle associated illnesses. HealthReach is all about putting the consumer in control of their own health presenting the very latest scientific knowledge in visual and easy to understand tutorials supported with the most advanced measuring equipment and up to date products available. Covering areas such as weight management, smoking cessation, health screening, skin care and after treatment support. HealthReach is designed to help you help yourself to a healthier you.

Career Coaching Solutions

Marian Walsh
Tel: 086 7827614

Career Coaching Solutions specialises in four areas
1. Career Profiling "Finding your ideal job"
2. CV Presentation "Marketing yourself"
3. Interview Training "Selling yourself"
4. Can you be your own boss "Profiling for business start up"