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National Women’s Enterprise Day is an event launched by Carlow and Kilkenny Enterprise Offices designed to connect businesses and entrepreneurs, and bring enterprises from local to global levels through these connections. The event’s launch was announced on Wednesday 5th September and will be held on Thursday 18th October 2018. This years theme is ‘from local […]
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Local Enterprise Offices in Clare, Limerick and Tipperary have hosted called ‘Beyond Local’. The event aims to highlight opportunities in key overseas markets so as Irish enterprises can explore the possibility of internationalising their businesses. On Tuesday Limerick held an export event where business owners could discuss opportunities to internationalise, the pitfalls
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The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, along with the EURES Cross-Border Partnership, will host a cross-border Job Fair in the Slieve Russell Hotel, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan on Thursday, 20th September, from 10am to 1pm. The event, financially supported by the European Union Programme for Employment and Social Innovation, has been purposed for those
Business Education Feature News
This Friday, 7th September, marks the return of the monthly meetup ‘Founder Friday’ to Waterford. This is an opportunity for business minds, or even just curious minds, to come together and share their business backgrounds and experiences with like-minded people. Tracy Keogh, West Region Innovation Community Manager at Bank of Ireland, founded the national movement […]
Business Education News
The Institute of Public Administration (IPA) has launched a new three-day course in correct GDPR practices. This course is aimed at companies, both public and private, and their staff, who work with and/or are responsible for personal data. As of May of this year, both significant changes and new obligations to handling and retaining personal […]
Business Feature News Technology
A showcase of successful innovators and supporters of local innovation, Mayo Ideas Week is a week-long entrepreneurial series aimed at inspiring new and existing businesses in Mayo. This is a collaborative project by Nuálann Mhaigheo/Mayo Ideas Lab that helps inspire creativity within businesses, and converts original ideas to authentic products and services. The ‘Ideas
Business Education Feature
 (l-r) Cian Forgarty and Jack Dooley of Greener Globe, participating in LaunchBox 2018, Trinity’s student accelerator. Photo courtesy of LaunchBox All the teams chosen to participate in LaunchBox summer accelerator have two things in common, says Programme Manager Alison Tracey: an idea with the ability to create impact, and the right team to make it […]
Business News
The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, has sought governmental approval to draft a bill placing a 5-year minimum expiry date on gift cards, she announced recently. Even though gift card expiration dates are typically covered under consumer protection laws, this will be the first legislation of its kind to specifically address them. […]
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Ireland’s largest home grown Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) provider Abtran is set to create 350 new jobs in Sligo. As part of its expansion plan in the north-west region of Ireland, Abtran will base a new regional operations centre in a high-tech facility at Finisklin Business Park. Recruitment for the roles in Sligo has began, with […]
Business News Technology
The set-up of Ireland’s first national Space Strategy for Enterprise by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation has been announced by Minister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development, John Halligan. The Strategy will set out how Ireland can maximise the benefit of its investment in the European Space Agency (ESA) and […]
Business News
A stark warning regarding a ‘Hard Brexit’ was issued to Irish manufacturers at the National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference recently at the Citywest Convention Centre, Dublin. The annual conference welcomed 3,000 manufacturing and supply chain industry professionals including over 200 speakers and 170 exhibitors. With the Brexit negotiations seemingly nowhere