« BackDingle woman wins national entrepreneur award

Marie MartinA young Dingle woman has won two major student awards for enterprise.

Marie Martin was announced the winner of the Irish Student Entrepreneurial Forum in Croke Park recently.

She also won the University College Cork’s Entrepreneur Of The Year award.

Marie won the awards for her business ‘Martin Safety Equipment’ which she set up in 2012.

The business produces her own unique innovation called ‘Safe Scrub Sprayer’.

The sprayer is a spot weed sprayer for a tractor, which according to Marie, makes spraying weed killer safer and healthier.

Marie says the award means a lot: