A Cork native has been named Kerry Person of the Year for the first time ever.
At a ceremony in Iveagh House in Dublin last night, Fexco founder, Brian McCarthy received the honour from the Kerry Association in Dublin.
Mr McCarthy was honoured for the success of his financial services company and the employment he has brought to Kerry and beyond as a result.
The award follows a change in the constitution of the Kerry Association recently which allows people not born in Kerry to receive the annual honour.
Brian McCarthy says it’s been a long journey in his career and he never foresaw his financial services company becoming the success it did: