Joe Schmidt to receive Outstanding Contribution to Ireland Award

Business, Business & Finance Awards | Mon 19 Nov | Author – Business & Finance
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt with New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen  ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

Irish Rugby Head Coach Joe Schmidt to be honoured at Business & Finance Awards 2018

Following Saturday’s historic win against New Zealand Business & Finance announces that Irish Rugby Team Head Coach Joe Schmidt will be recognised for his Outstanding Contribution to Ireland at the 2018 Business & Finance Awards. Ireland’s climb to the summit of World Rugby under Schmidt’s guidance has not just greatly contributed on our sporting community, but also has significantly impacted on Ireland INC across the world.

Business & Finance Award 2018 honourees

In addition, the 2018 Business & Finance Awards, in association with KPMG, will honour José Manuel Barroso with the inaugural Sutherland Leadership Award  and former President Mary McAleese will be honoured with the TK Whitaker Award for Outstanding Contribution to Public Life.

The 2018 Business & Finance Awards will be hosted at the Convention Centre Dublin on Thursday, December 13th in the company of over 1000 business, political and social leaders. For further information please see