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 […]

New start-up SwitchingRooms.ie provides students with rent-free accommodation

www.switchingrooms.ie is a new online start-up that provides a solution to the housing shortage and escalating rents third level students face. Switching Rooms provides a platform for students to advertise the room they are leaving behind, on its database, search for a suitable match in the required destination and do a direct swap thus eliminating the crippling […]

Bring capital beyond the capital: The Mid-West can become a finance hub – Financial Services Ireland

A conference in Limerick for local business leaders, hosted by Financial Services Ireland (FSI), the Ibec group that represents the sector, today explored how the Mid-West can become a finance hub, if the objectives of the Government’s International Financial Services (IFS2020) strategy are realised and if regions get their fair share of economic growth post-Brexit. […]

National Sustainable Transport and Business Conference, May 25th – LIT, Thurles

Sustainable technology in the transport sector and business in general has provided for significant savings on costs and improvements in efficiency.The National Sustainable Transport & Business Conference takes place in LIT, Thurles on May 25th. Potential opportunities for your business together with Case Studies which showcase the successful implementation of Sustainable Business and Transport initiatives […]

Retailers – win a ticket to the Retail Retreat in Croke Park, 10 May

  The Local Enterprise Office (LEO) and Tipperary Co. Council are running a competition for retailers in Tipperary.  There are 10 tickets to be won to the Retail Retreat on Wed 10th May in Croke Park. This event, organised by Retail Excellence Ireland is one of the most significant events in the Irish retail calendar […]

Italian travel agents find Cashel and Ireland ‘eccellente’!

Representatives of one of Italy’s biggest tour operators, Francorosso, together with 17 of its top-producing travel agents, are visiting Cashel and Ireland this week. They are here as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland.   The group is on a fact-finding visit, to experience at first-hand what Ireland has to offer Italian holidaymakers. The […]

Tipperary Companies Invited To Enterprise Ireland ‘Prepare For Brexit’ Roadshow

 Enterprise Ireland today announced details of the first in a series of nationwide ‘Prepare for Brexit’ roadshows, which will take place at the Maryborough Hotel, Cork on Wednesday, 3 May from 8.00-10.30 am.   Part of Enterprise Ireland’s #PrepareforBrexit campaign, the Cork roadshow will feature speakers from SMEs, large companies and innovative start-ups, along with […]

Retailers Competition Time- How To Boost Retail In Your Town Or Village

There are 10 tickets to be won to the Retail Retreat on Wed 10th May in Croke Park. This event, organised by Retail Excellence Ireland is one of the most significant events in the Irish retail calendar where a line-up of world class speakers will present on key areas of relevance to retailers. To be […]

Hear about the Impact of Brexit on the Midwest at Limerick Chamber Spring Business Lunch

Limerick Chamber will host a Business Lunch on Brexit on Tuesday April 25th from 12.15pm to 2.00pm in the Castletroy Park Hotel.  The event is being sponsored by Ulster Bank and will focus on the challenges of Brexit for businesses.   Dr. Stephen Kinsella, Economics Lecturer with the University of Limerick and Columnist with the […]

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