The shortlist has been announced for the IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year Awards 2017.
A number of women from the South East have been shortlisted including Irene Queally, Managing Director of Pip and Pear Chilled baby foods, Kathryn Thomas, Founder and Director of Pure Results Bootcamp and Louise Grubb founder and CEO of Q1 Scientific.
Now in its eleventh year, the IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year Awards aim to recognise and celebrate inspirational women across all areas of the Irish business world.
The overall awards take place next month in Dublin.
You can check out the full list of those nominated here