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Cooley based skincare business earns Enterprise Ireland funding

Skincare business

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Cooley based skincare business earns Enterprise Ireland funding

Finola Fegan Duffy

A startup skincare business based in the heart of the Cooley Peninsula, has just received investment of €50,000 for a 10% stake in the business, from Enterprise Ireland.  

Finca Skin Organics sell skincare for very sensitive skin including rosacea.

Finola Fegan Duffy, created the brand after years of having sensitive skin which then developed into rosacea, and failing to find a solution for it.  She now sells her own formula, finca skin organics range, online through the websites www.rosacea.ie  and also www.fincaksinorganics.com   

An ex pupil of the Sacred Heart Grammar School in Newry, she has entrepreneurship in her blood. Her father, Joe Fegan, designed and built Mayobridge Golf Course just outside Newry, using his own farm lands and her mother Mary, ran the pro shop for many years.  

Her brother, Adrian, is the owner and founder of Crossan Motorcycles, again, based outside Newry, which he began shortly after leaving school at sixteen.

The 50k investment in finca skin organics, will be used for marketing the product range online and also for targeting the North American market in particular where 15 million Americans suffer from rosacea.

Finola would especially like to thank all who helped her on her business journey in the Local Enterprise office here in Dundalk who she describes as ‘switched on and quick to respond to small businesses’