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Plastic Fantastic: Entrepreneur Rita Shah on her recycling empire Whether she’s in the office, at the stables with her racehorses, or helping others through her charity work, Rita Shah loves life. She was honoured during Athlone Institute of Technology’s 2019 conferring ceremony with the institute’s highest honour – a Distinguished Fellowship. The title was bestowed

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‘Plastic is a beautiful thing if you can take care of it’ Shabra Plastics is the largest plastics recycler in Ireland, recycling 100,000 tonnes of plastics annually. Based in Castleblaney, Co Monaghan, the business was founded over 30 years ago by Rita Shah and Oliver Brady. Shabra Plastics operates a so-called closed-loop process for the

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Two local women among winners at Irish Women’s Awards Two local women were among those to take home awards at the Irish Women’s Awards last night.   Well-known local entrepreneur Rita Shah has been crowned Ireland’s Business Woman of the Year. While Cathriona McConnell of Donaghmoyne GAA was rewared for her services to sport.  

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