Tánaiste Announces €8.24m Funding for Enterprise Centres – Up to €150,000 awarded to local business hubs

The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar TD, today announced €8.24m in grants for 95 Enterprise Centres around the country under Enterprise Ireland’s Enterprise Centres Fund. Enterprise Centres are embedded in communities in every county in the country. They provide space and training for entrepreneurs, allowing them to work remotely, access […]

Could workplaces bar anti-vaxxer employees if they refuse coronavirus vaccine? – advice by Alan Hickey, Services and Operations Director at Peninsula

For many, the prospect of a COVID-19 vaccine is a welcome turn of events, especially if it could provide a way out of the pandemic crisis and the lifting of restrictions. There is significant interest in how the vaccine might be rolled out, and we are also now seeing some curiosity around whether or not […]

Calling all Tipperary food and drink start-ups to apply for the Food Works 2021 programme

Accelerator programme, worth over €50,000, run by Bord Bia, Enterprise Ireland and Teagasc, is calling on the next generation of Tipperary based Irish food and drink entrepreneurs and start-ups to apply     Bord Bia, Enterprise Ireland and Teagasc have today launched Food Works 2021, a government supported accelerator programme that provides a launchpad for […]

Top 9 Issues to Understand Before Purchasing a Second House

Are you thinking of buying a second home? Buying a second house- like a vacation home can be a great move.  After all, it could end up being one of your fore-most assets- if you do it right.  Also, having a second home means someone else will be paying you, should you decide to rent […]

Lower Electricity Prices as Community Power absorbs rate increase

Ireland’s first community owned electricity supplier, Community Power, will be offering cheaper electricity to its customers as it absorbs the recent increase in rates charged for use of the electricity distribution network. Most other electricity suppliers have increased their prices to pass on the rate increase to their customers. However, Community Power are keeping their […]

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 […]

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