Enterprise Month 2016 Launch Event

Enterprise Month logo

The annual Enterprise Month was officially launched today (Monday 22nd February) at the Kerry County Council Chambers by Mayor of Kerry Cllr Pat McCarthy (pictured below).

EM16 Mayor Pat McCarthy

Mayor of Kerry Cllr Pat McCarthy opening the Enterprise Month in Kerry.

Now in its third year Enterprise Month has gone from strength to strength with the objective of shining a spotlight on just some of the enterprise activities on offer all year round across Kerry.

EM16 KCC CE Moira Murell

Kerry County Council Chief Executive Moira Murell discussing KCC 's role in the economic development of county Kerry and the importance of supporting enterprise and job creation.

The month is a collaborative initiative between Kerry County Council, Kerry Local Enterprise Office, Enterprise Ireland, North, East & West Kerry Development; South Kerry Partnership Development, IRD Duhallow, IDA Ireland, Udarás na Gaeltachta and IT, Tralee.

Enterprise Month launch

Back Row: Niall Harty, LEO; Anne Looney, ITT; Mike Scannell, KCC; Tomás Hayes, LEO; Victor Sheahan, LEO; Noel Spillane, SKDP; Máire NíShé, Údarás na Gaeltachta; Noreen O'Mahony, KCC; Eamonn O'Reilly, NEWKD; Bríd Bowler, LEO; Fiona Leahy, LEO. Front Row: Breda O'Dwyer, ITT; Bríd McElligott ITT; Cllr Pat McCarthy,KCC; Moira Murell, KCC; Jerry Malony, Enterpise Ireland, Dr. Oliver Murphy, ITT.

The calendar of events for 2016 which can be viewed at www.ceed.ie includes over 30 events across 15 days. The county-wide events cater for all stages of business across many sectors from start-ups to established and growing businesses.

EM16 Launch group

Representatives from LEO, EI, KCC & ITT.