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The Stradbally Six exhibition was launched Wednesday 19th September by the Laois Arthouse Gallery and is now officially open to the public. The exhibitions consists of work by six artists who have recently worked, or are resident artists at Laois Arthouse; historically a courthouse and jail. These artists came together to live and work in […]
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10 HANDS is a craft collective representing County Cork in a showcase at the National Craft Exhibition, China, this November 2018 and May 2019. Cork County Council has supported the collective through the Creative Ireland Programme and has recently welcomed a delegation from the Jiangsu Province of China to Cork; the primary focus of the […]
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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
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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 […]
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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
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Cork Orchestral Society celebrates 80 years of ceol, as they carry on the legacy of founder Aloys Fleischmann; providing a stage to hear some of the finest live performances that have visited Leeside. The September season will open with a Gala Concert on the 27th, welcoming returning concert fans, and new arrivals.  Internationally acclaimed soprano […]
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Athboy is now home to 32 additional social residences as part of Meath County Council’s direct construction programme. The official opening of the Connaught Grove development directed by Meath County Council  has been welcomed by Damien English; Minister of State at the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government. The timely completion of the housing […]
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The concept of second cities, and what they should mean for a country or a region, is evolving rapidly, with more and more ‘second tier’ cities being primed for massive regeneration to act as an effective counterbalance to capital cities. In early July, delegates from all over the world arrived in Cork for the Academy […]
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Adrienne Rodgers, LEO Cork City Head of Enterprise, talks to Council Journal about the new 4,500 square foot facility co-working initative. What have the challenges been getting this off the ground? This project required the buy in of senior management and co-operation of staff across all directorates i.e. Corporate Affairs in relation to Property and […]