Tipperary female entrepreneurs urge others to apply for programme that has helped their businesses flourish

September 21 deadline to join the latest cycle of ACORNS Government-backed programme to assist 50 new female entrepreneurs in rural locations Past Tipperary participants include Marian Kennedy of A New Mum, Samantha Stuart of Pretty Bowtique and Geraldine Jones of Mediskin Former Tipperary participant Geraldine Jones of Mediskin Former Tipperary participants of a development programme […]

Nenagh Producer in line for SIX awards in Blas na hEireann / Irish Food Awards

The Scullery is proud to announce that six products made in its Nenagh facility have reached the finals of this year’s Blas na hEireann / Irish Food Awards, the largest blind tasted food and drink awards on the island of Ireland.   The Scullery is no stranger to accolades and has amassed an impressive portfolio […]

New Frontiers application deadline extended to 10 September for early-stage entrepreneurs

Early-stage entrepreneurs from across the south east are invited to apply for the six week New Frontiers programme. Some high profile past participants include: David Whelan, Immersive VR Education, Waterford. Edward Hendrick, Sonru, Wexford. Anthony Cronin, Flexiwage, Tallow, Co. Waterford. Jens Kopke, Moto Klik, Kilkenny Gery McCauley, OmniSpirant, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary The programme is run […]

New Microfinance Ireland Covid-19 Fund requires greater ease of access

SME Recovery Ireland has today (31.08.20) welcomed a new €15m Covid-19 Fund announced by Microfinance Ireland to support small businesses but cautioned that ease of access to the loan scheme must be improved for small businesses.   Commenting, Chair of SME Recovery Ireland, John Moran said: “While this announcement is a welcome addition to the […]

Fairphone’s upgraded camera modules prove you don’t need a new phone to get the latest specs

With the launch of two new camera modules, Dutch social enterprise Fairphone has once again taken an innovative approach to smartphone longevity and sustainability. Starting today, the camera modules will be available separately, for current users, or in the upgraded version of the Fairphone 3 for new users: the Fairphone 3+. This achievement is the […]

TSSG Technology Gateway team offering tech solutions to Tipperary business and industry in a very different, post-lockdown world

AN expert tech team with specialists in virtual reality, future health, intelligent transport systems and more is reaching out to industry and businesses in Tipperary and across the south east who need tech solutions to attract and retain customers in a completely different post-COVID environment. The Technology Gateway team https://tssg.org/tssg-technology-gateway/ based at the Telecommunications, Software […]

Tyndall’s CALIN Team Gets Set to Fast Track Local SMEs and Start-Ups

Ireland’s Tyndall National Institute is working with local businesses and individuals with novel research and development ideas under the Celtic Advanced Life Science Innovation Network (CALIN) programme, a partnership between Irish and Welsh academic organisations. Becoming part of the CALIN programme enables start-ups and SMEs to access labs, knowledge and the expertise to develop, prototype […]

Free Training Opportunity for Tourism Businesses in Tipperary

The Pandemic has meant that the entire tourism sector in Ireland has had to re-invent itself, given the dramatic and sudden absence of foreign travellers and coach tourism. In response, Tipperary Tourism, the business membership organisation supported by Tipperary County Council, has been bringing tourism and hospitality businesses from right around the county together on […]

Entrepreneurs in the Mid West are invited to apply for Development Programme and Support Package valued at €45,000

The New Frontier programme based at the Hartnett Enterprise Acceleration Centre, LIT provides practical support at a time of huge opportunities for new innovation and entrepreneurship. To date entrepreneurs on the New Frontiers programme have helped create more than 300 direct jobs, with two companies also creating an estimated 500 part-time jobs. Closing date for […]

Remote Working a First Step to Address Challenges of Transition to a Low Carbon Economy for Rural Dwellers

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, launches Western Development Commission Report. The report identifies both opportunities and challenges for rural dwellers in the areas of transport, energy efficiency and heating and electricity demand and supply. The work is the first of its kind to examine the likely impact of the transition to […]

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