Midwest Region Celebrate Record Number of Female Entrepreneurs since 2000

Local Enterprise Office Tipperary teamed up with LEOs in Counties Clare and Limerick to organise an event for aspiring female entrepreneurs and female-led businesses across the region at the Lakeside Hotel, Ballina, Co Tipperary on October 12th. Key note speaker for the Mid-West event was Chanelle McCoy and other special guests included; Celia Holman Lee, […]

Reducing Waste and Reducing Costs in Your Business – Free Seminars in Cashel and Nenagh

Businesses of all sizes can make significant cost savings by focusing on waste in their business. Every business creates unnecessary waste. This can often be due to complacency and bad habits. Two free Seminars taking place in Tipperary in October will explore the ways companies can reduce and eliminate waste in their business; including food […]

C&C Gleeson confirms sale of Greenlawn site in Borrisoleigh but refutes speculation that sale agreed for Ileigh Road site

C&C Gleeson, part of C&C Group plc, confirms the sale of the Greenlawn site in Borrisoleigh to Shannon Transport Logistics. The sale comprises of land, buildings and internal storage racking. As part of this transaction, C&C Gleeson will lease one of the buildings for continued use as its distribution depot.   The sale of the […]

12% increase in number of Tipperary companies availing of training to improve competitiveness

Tipperary companies are taking up opportunities for training and up-skilling of staff to meet business needs. Figures from the Annual Report of Skillnets, the national agency responsible for funding and supporting over 60 learning networks nationwide, reveal that the number of businesses accessing subsidised training in Tipperary grew by 12%, with over 725 businesses investing […]

Jerry Kennelly says graduates from Irish institutions ‘not job ready’ and has his say on Dublin-based tech giants

Serial entrepreneur Jerry Kennelly was the speaker as 50 entrepreneurs from the West Cork area attended the inaugural Ludgate First Tuesdays event, an exclusive networking event for entrepreneurs on the 4th of July at the Ludgate Hub, Skibbereen. It was the first in a series of events to be held at the Hub. Kennelly, who […]

Up to €500,000 available in the Ludgate Seed Capital Fund for Start Ups

The summer deadline for the Ludgate Seed Fund applications is fast approaching. Up to €500,000 is available in the Ludgate Seed Capital Fund. Start Ups are encouraged to apply for the seed fund to develop and scale their business, attract new talent, or develop their product or service. The initiative, which has already received applications […]

Retailers call for urgent reform of local authority rates system

Retail Ireland, the Ibec group that represents the retail sector, today launched a new policy paper entitled ‘Tackling the rates burden’. The paper highlights the serious deficiencies in the current system governing how local authority rates are levied and collected from retailers, resulting in over €200 million in uncollected rates each year. The retail sector […]

Clonmel XL Store Takes Top Prize at Prestigious XL Retailing Standard Awards

XL Prior Park Service Station in Clonmel were honoured for achieving outstanding excellence in retail at the recent prestigious XL Retailing Standard Awards which attracted retailers from all over Ireland to the Lyrath Hotel in Co. Kilkenny, for the ceremony run by BWG Foods, owners and operators of the XL brand.   Brian Connelly’s XL Prior Park Stores, Clonmel was among […]

Shortlist Announced for Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awards 2017

SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS IRELAND has announced the 16 finalists for the Social Entrepreneurs Ireland Awards 2017, supported by DCC plc. Of the sixteen, eight will go on to receive an initial 300,000 euro in funding and support for their projects for social change with potential for further investment and development opportunities. The finalists have entered the final […]

Irish business committed to Paris Agreement on climate change

Ibec, the group that represents Irish business, has today reaffirmed its support for the Paris Agreement on Climate Change following the decision by US President Donald Trump to withdraw the country from the historic accord. Commenting on the decision, Ibec Senior Energy and Environment Executive, Conor Minogue stated: “The 2015 Paris Agreement is a truly […]

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