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The Food Academy Start Programme

The Food Academy Start Programme is designed for people who are looking to develop and grow small-scale food and drink production businesses.

NATIONAL ENTERPRISE AWARDS OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT HONOUR

One of Ireland’s most successful entrepreneurs has been named the inaugural winner of the Outstanding Achievement Award as part of this year’s National Enterprise Awards. David Walsh, the former CEO and founder of global remote monitoring system Netwatch, has been selected to be the first recipient ...

FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE NATIONAL ENTERPRISE AWARDS

The finalists for the National Enterprise Awards have been announced today. An initiative of the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs), the National Enterprise Awards Final will take place virtually on the 11th February. The finalists, selected by the Local Enterprise Offices in local authorities, repres...

OVER 80% NOW LIKELY TO ‘LOOK FOR LOCAL’ FOR GOODS AND SERVICES

85% feel more businesses trading online than ever before • 83% planning to support more local businesses in 2021 • Surge in support for local businesses following campaigns.

National Women’s Enterprise Day

National Women’s Enterprise Day announced as new figures show 20,500 female entrepreneurs have taken up supports this year New 2020 figures*: Over 20,500 female entrepreneurs have taken part in Local Enterprise Office training programmes and more than 3,560 have benefited from business mentoring so ...