Here at GIRT we are about quality. Our team of experts produce the highest quality mobile applications, websites and web services for individuals, companies and any institutions who require a mobile and/or web presence.

GIRT was established in the summer of 2009 as an Irish/US alliance between Aonghus O’hEocha in Galway, Ireland and Kenneth Roy in West Virginia, USA. Our first product Grab Radio app for iPhone was conceived in 2007 and launched before the end of 2009. In no time at all we began to win accolades from a variety of different sources.

Here are some of the highlights:


November – voted best new business idea at the Sunday Business Post.

December – runner up in the Ulster Bank Business Achievers Awards.


FebruaryGrab Radio is O2 app of the week.

March – Grab Radio is the top grossing app in iTunes store.

April – One of only a couple of companies to be offered investment from Bobby Kerr and Sean Gallagher on RTE’s Ireland Dragon’s Den programme.

July – Deal done with Texan Radio aggregator RadioTime to get 40,000 stations worldwide on-board.

November – Nominated for best media app at Ireland’s Appy’s Awards.


March – Launched on Nokia Symbian platform.

July – Finalist in Nokia North America calling all innovators contest.


January – Sunday Business Post app of the week.

March – Featured in ‘Droid App of the Week’ for Android.

October – Received Runner Up in the Professional Services category in the Irish SCCUL entrepreneurship awards 2012.

November – Regional Finalist in the Intertrade Ireland SEEDCORN business competiton.


November – Regional Finalist in the Intertrade Ireland SEEDCORN business competiton.


January – Winner of the SCCUL Enterprise Awards for Business Services.

March – Featured in Dragons Den Winners follow up in Business Plus Magazine