Ciara | Founder

Ciara has a proven track record in Marketing and has many years of experience working across a number of Marketing and Business Development roles worldwide. Ciara is a born entrepreneur and has run successful businesses since the age of 16. She is well established for her creativity and innovation and has brought these skills to raise vital funds for many charities over the years. She has a passion for helping businesses grow and succeed, including start-ups and furthering already well-established brands. Ciara wanted to create an innovative platform to help Irish businesses grow to their full potential, hence Croía was born.

Ciara Walsh

Ciara has recently graduated with a Masters Degree in Management and Marketing from University College Cork. With a BA in Music and Irish, Ciara is delighted to be part of the Croía Ireland team which combines her love of Marketing with all things Irish. She looks forward to watching Croía Ireland grow from strength to strength.

Becky Quinlan


Becky has recently completed her MSc in Management & Marketing University College Cork. She also holds a BSc in Microbiology. She has a diverse skill set and has helped launch many successful new start-ups this year in various industries. She has a passion for helping people and is thrilled to be a part of Croía Ireland, to help support local Irish businesses. She can’t wait to see Croía grow and blossom in the future.

Elizabeth McMahon


Elizabeth is a recent dual-degree graduate of Global Business France from Dublin City University. Having completed her specialization in Entrepreneurship, Elizabeth is hardworking and passionate about supporting local Irish businesses in developing their ideas. She is delighted to join the Croía team to help Irish businesses succeed online.

Lauren Ponsi


Lauren is a native Californian living in an Irish state of mind. Lauren graduated from the University of Limerick with a Master’s degree in International Business and is looking forward to showcasing all the amazing creators in this fabulous little country.

Emma Stokes

Emma graduated from University College Cork with a Bachelor of Arts degree, having studied a joint honours in Maths and Economics. Emma is thoroughly enjoying working for Croía Ireland and is excited to see what the future holds.