Big red Barn

The Startup Story of Big Red Barn

Startup Big Red Barn in Mayo
Entrepreneur Donal Byrne
Local Enterprise Office Supports Business Priming Grant

"a Business Priming Grant for business equipment and staff meant I didn’t have to borrow a huge amount of money to get the business started"

Working as events manager at the London Olympics gave Donal Byrne an idea for a more durable alternative to flimsy marquees. Though the standard ‘go to’ for extra event space, he discovered marquees were also prone to flying off in the wind.

The founder of Big Red Barn tells us about his success manufacturing cost effective, steel framed alternatives now used for everything from event venues to homes.

Find out how Local Enterprise Office in Mayo helped this entrepreneur get an innovative building business off the ground with a Business Priming Grant.

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