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Pictured at the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards, Kieran Cusack and Tom O’Connor, Joint Managing Directors, Conack Construction.

Tom O’Connor and Kieran Cusack, co-founders of Limerick-based Conack Construction, have been named 2022 EY Established Entrepreneur Of The Year.


This year the programme received a record number of entrants, with finalists having collective revenues in excess of €1bn.

Conack was founded in 2008 and will have an expected revenue of €150m this year, up from €73m in 2020.

Diversification of projects has been an area of sharp focus and one that’s central to Conack’s growth strategy. Co-managing directors Tom O’Connor and Kieran Cusack ensure that their portfolio of work at any given time is spread across a range of construction projects from universities, hospitals, and hotels to apartments and social housing.


The company employs over 200 people, works with over 2,000 subcontractors across Ireland and aims to achieve a turnover of €250m by 2025.

The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ programme is a global recognition programme run in 145 cities in more than 60 countries. Currently in its 25th year in Ireland, the programme works to recognise, promote and build a supportive community around Ireland’s high-growth entrepreneurs and is considered one of the strongest programmes globally.

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