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Students Scoop € 15,000 for Surfer Website at NUI Galway Student Enterprise Award

WestCoastSurfer.com is the brainchild of Cian Brassil and Oisin Halpin. Cian is a second year Information Technology student from Kilcolgan, Co. Galway and Oisin is a third year Earth & Ocean Science student from Achill Island, Co. Mayo. Their goal is to design, build, promote, develop and manage the premier Irish surfing website. Judges were impressed with the WestCoastSurfer.com brand and its potential draw investment to the domestic economy. Announcing the winner, Chairperson of the judging panel, CEO of Creganna-Tactx Medical, Helen Ryan said: “West Coast Surfer.com has huge growth potential and is well grounded in commercial reality with great opportunities for the West of Ireland. Both Cian and Oisin have all the hallmarks of people who will be very successful.”

News last updated : Thursday 21st July 2011