Irish people in sport, tech, science, and journalism were recognized in the list
Forbes has released it’s annual 30 under 30 for 2019 and this year six Irish people have been included.
The Irish Times reports that Jessie Buckley, Conall Laverty, Ciara Clancy, Edel Browne, Peter O’Mahony, and Sally Hayden have made the 2019 European list.
The 2019 European 30 under 30 list comprises of 300 "disruptors" across ten different categories.
Actor Jessie Buckley, 29, was nominated for the Rising Star BAFTA this year and won the Most Promising Newcomer at the British Independent Film Awards in 2018 for her role in Beast. Her latest movie, Wild Rose, is receiving strong reviews.
Conall Laverty, 29, is the founder and chief executive of Wia, a Dublin-based start-up that has developed a cloud platform which enables developers to turn sensor-based hardware into internet-of-things devices.
Honoured to be on this year's @Forbes 30 Under 30 list! Humbling to be included in a group of such amazing people.February 12, 2019
Dr. Ciara Clancy, 28, founded her company Beats Medical in 2012 which provides sound wave treatment to Parkinson’s patients.
Delighted to be included in the Forbes 30 Under 30 list. There's great team behind all our work at Beats Medical who have helped us get to where we are today. Looking forward to continuing to expand our impact in 2019 #ForbesUnder30 https://t.co/u1pIVUbWEj pic.twitter.com/X4bQNPylYs— Dr Ciara Clancy (@ciarapt) February 12, 2019
Edel Browne, 21, is “thrilled and humbled” to be included in this year’s list. Browne is the founder of Feet Free Medical, which developed an award-winning device designed to treat gait freezing, a common Parkinson’s symptom.
Peter O’Mahony, 28, is a Munster rugby player. In 2017, the Irishman played for the British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand.
Sally Hayden, 29, is a freelance investigative journalist who focuses on migration, conflict, and humanitarian issues. In 2018, she won the best foreign coverage award at the Newsbrand Ireland awards and was named the foreign correspondent of the year at the Irish Journalism Awards.
So nice to be named in the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for media in Europe (though I need to reiterate I'm Irish, not British!)https://t.co/z5m122wrPe— Sally Hayden (@sallyhayd) February 12, 2019