'The greatest success is to be working with my family, every day,' says Aboretum's Rachel Doyle

Rachel talks about the company's humble beginnings to now employing 108 people in Carlow

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The Aboretum in Leighlinbridge

Aboretum Home and Garden Heaven is one of Carlow's biggest success stories with a turnover of €8.5m in 2017 and it currently employs 108 people in the community. 

The Aboretum is the brainchild of executive chairperson, Rachel Doyle, who spoke recently about how the business started 41 years ago in her garage and revealed why she feels the company has been so successful. 

She added: "The greatest success is to be working with my family, every day."

Rachel is a finalist in the industry category of the 2018 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Ireland programme.

Watch the full video about this remarkable family story, as told by Rachel, below: