Clare Mean Business Podcasts

Clare Mean Business Podcasts

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Clare LEO are participating in an exciting new series of business-related podcasts in conjunction with Clare FM. Tune in to Morning Focus every Friday between 9am-12pm to hear about some of the programmes and business clients we continue to work with and support every year.

The first series will be about the theme of LEAN. The shows will include interviews with a LEAN professional, Almir Business Limited and local business Seoidín, Thinking Toys and AiP Thermoform Packaging. Discover what these businesses learned after completing the programme and how the changes have impacted their business. Want to know more about what it means to be LEAN; visit LEAN - Local Enterprise Office - Clare. If you think your business is ready to take part in our next LEAN programme register for our next information session on March 23rd by clicking here:  LEAN Information Event - Local Enterprise Office - Clare.

Our second theme in the series relates to Green principles and our Green for Micro  programme.  The series will air from Friday 18th of March and will follow a similar format. Tune in to hear interviews from  Green consultant Shane Mooney of SPeco  and local businesses; Western Herd, IFF Plastics Ltd, Wix and Wax Ireland and Hurst Botanicals. These businesses are champions of green and are looking forward to sharing their sustainable success stories with you. If you want to learn more about how your business can benefit from Green4 Micro; make sure to join us on April 25th between 4-6pm for our Green For Micro Information Event  or if  you are ready to sign up for the programme, click here to apply.

Our third and final theme in the series relates to Exporting.  The series will air from Friday 15th of April and will follow a similar format. Tune in to hear interviews from one of our Export Mentors, Anne-Marie Neville, and local businesses; McConnell Woollen Mills, Agile Digital Strategy,  AMS Consultants and Avokado & Co. The podcasts will cover how these businesses have tackled the challenge of exporting and how the Local Enterprise Office can support your export ambitions. Make sure to tune in weekly to learn how you can take your business on a journey! We are also running a free online event on May 16th between 5- 6.30pm which will cover Breaking into the US Market. How To Begin Your Export Journey with market entry specialists Littus.

Check out the Podcasts here.

LEAN Theme:

Podcast 1           Finbar Tuohy (Local Enterprise Clare) and Sharon Walsh (ITAG)

Podcast 2           Dick Whelan (Almir) and John Mulleady (AIP Thermoform)

Podcast 3           Michelle Guthrie (Local Enterprise Office Clare) and Maureen Harrison (Seoidín)

Podcast 4           Áine and Michael Conacur (Thinking Toys) and Jarleth O'Keefe (Grant Thornton)

Green For Micro Theme:

Podcast 5           Michelle Guthrie (Local Enterprise Office Clare) and Shane Mooney (Speco Services)

Podcast 6           Danielle Kenelley and Chantelle Keane (Wix and Wax) and Justin Wall (Western Garages)

Podcast 7           Ellen & Alex Quinn (Hurst Botanicals) and John Savage (Action Point)

Podcast 8           Sharon Barrington (IFF Plastics) and John Delve (Magnet Plus)

Exports Theme:

Podcast 9           Anne Marie Neville (LEO Clare Mentor) and Niamh Hogan (Agile Digital Strategy)

Podcast 10         Anne McConnell (McConnell Woolen Mill) 

Podcast 11         Karina McColdrick Leisha McKenna and Joanna McHughes (Archelogical Management Solutions)

Podcast 12         Padraic McElwee (LEO Clare, Head of Enterprise) and Claire Bannon (Indigo Visual Management)