Marie Curtin – Managing Director, Temple Dairy

  • Speaker Bio:

    Marie Curtin, former Irish womens International soccer player from County Limerick embarked on a career in the food & beverage industry in 2013.

    Through a partnership with her father, a dairy farmer, together they created Temple Dairy Chocolate Milk using their family’s holstein freisian dairy herd milk supply.

    Marie earned a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science from Hofstra University, New York in 2008 while studying on a 4 year full soccer scholarship.

    Since then, Marie has come through the Limerick Enterprise Acceleration Programme and the New Frontiers Enterprise Ireland Programme and has gained much business knowlege as a result.

    Marie continues to act as managing director for Temple Dairy and has won various awards since the lailunch of Temple Dairy:

    • Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur Limerick nominee 2014 and 2015
    • Bank of Ireland’s Start up Awards final 16 in Ireland for ‘Best New Idea’ in 2015 and final 8 in Ireland for ‘best food and beverage’ category in 2016.
    • FBD Women’s Agri-Award runner up in 2016
    • Blas na HEireann finalists 2015 & 2016

    Presentation Title:

    Temple Dairy Chocolate Milk – Heaven Sent