IIBN announce new Sponsorship partner in RBK

IIBN announce new Sponsorship partner in RBK We are delighted to announce RBK Chartered Accountants as a new sponsor of our Dublin Chapter. We believe that with the support of RBK we will expand our ability to support our members in 2022 and beyond. Speaking on the sponsorship, Joe Cleary, Managing Partner at RBK said, […]

Mettacomms – the great marketing and communications disruptor by Ellen Gunning

We caught up with long-time IIBN Dublin member Ellen Gunning whose new business, Mettacomms, is about to go out to the market seeking €1million in investment for a platform which, she believes, will completely disrupt the marketing and communications industries. Ellen has been 30+ years in public relations and is utterly passionate about this new […]

Say Hello to our New Members

We are delighted to welcome these new recent members to IIBN – check out their profiles below (and the links to their IIBN account). Current members are encouraged to contact these new members to welcome them to the network and suggest ways in which they can benefit from engaging with other IIBN members. If you […]


There is considerable entrepreneurial potential among Irish nationals who have spent time abroad and are returning to live in Ireland. Recognising this latent talent, Colm Brophy T.D.  Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and Diaspora has just opened a call for applicants for Back for Business, a peer support development programme, specially tailored to […]

Networking Works……. Here’s the Evidence!

The Futurum looks bright! The essence of the IIBN is to connect Irish business professionals globally, and that’s exactly what it did for Francis Fitzpatrick and Niall Watters. The pair first met at an IIBN networking event in London a few years back, and since then have ended up working together. Francis, the CEO of […]

The hidden cost that Covid has on your Network – Kingsley Aikins

According to IIBN Dublin member and leading authority on diaspora networks, Kingsley Aikins, there is a hidden cost of COVID that has not been much talked about and that is the extent to which our networks have shrunk. Kingsley shares his thoughts with us here. You see, normally networks don’t shrink – they churn. We […]

Galway-based Mother and Daughter duo Launch new Slow Fashion Brand Mise Tusa

Meritta Gorman-Geoghegan (right) and Bridget Geoghegan (left) Designer and creative director Meritta Gorman-Geoghegan and her daughter, creative marketer, and human rights advocate Bridget, have re-emerged from the pandemic launching an exciting new, slow fashion brand to the market, Mise Tusa. The brand, formerly known as Ail Ruin Design Centre, with a design centre based in […]