Ryans Cleaning of Borrisoleigh has been shortlisted in the O2 sponsored services category of the Small Firms Association National Small Business Awards 2013. The winners will be announced by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD in March 2013.
“It is a tribute to the team at Ryans Cleaning that it is one out of the six companies nationally that has been shortlisted in the services category,” commented Lisa Corcoran, Head of Enterprise at O2. “Services is a vital sector in terms of job creation in Ireland. We are particularly pleased to sponsor this category as we have launched many services designed to help entrepreneurs run their businesses more productively from fixed line and broadband bundles to cloud services.”
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, TD, who is Patron of the Awards, added, “Small businesses and entrepreneurs play a crucial and often underestimated role in our economy. The SFA National Small Business Awards enable us to reward and showcase Ireland’s entrepreneurial talent. I am confident that the talent and energy of Irish entrepreneurs highlighted through these awards will provide the basis for Ireland’s re-emergence as a strong and successful economy.”
Ryans Cleaning was established in 1997 to provide professional cleaning services in the event, venue and corporate cleaning business. Year on year the company has grown and in 2006 it was the largest in Ireland. In 2005 Ryans Cleaning UK was established.
Since its foundation Ryans Cleaning has been awarded a host of iconic events such as the World Special Olympics in Dublin and The Ryder Cup at the K Club Co. Kildare. Many of the company’s contracts have been renewed year on year which is testament to its service and attention to client requirements. This year was its 10th year providing cleaning services to the Irish National Ploughing Championships which attracted a crowd of 200,000 and is one of the largest outdoor events in Europe.
In addition to such events Ryans operates cleaning services on an annual basis to a host of venues which include 10 horse racing tracks, visitor attractions such as Dublin Zoo and state of the art venues such as Bord Gáis Energy Theatre and the O2 arena Dublin.