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Latest News

  • IBYE

    14/06/2019

    County’s Young Entrepreneurs to compete at Regional Final on Wednesday 19th June 2019...

    Three young entrepreneurs from County Kilkenny are going head-to-head with entrepreneurs from County Carlow, Wexford and Wicklow at the Regional Final of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) competition, which takes place on Wednesday 19th June in Carlow. ...

  • NDRC at Arclabs

    13/06/2019

    Accelerating Entrepreneurship in the Region...

    Stakeholders from across the South East region gathered in ArcLabs Research and Innovation Centre, Waterford Institute of Technology’s incubator space, on June 6th to discuss recruitment for the NDRC at ArcLabs accelerator programme in the lead in to the deadline of June 26th for applications. ...

  • 05/06/2019

    UPMC and NDRC at ArcLabs - Health Innovation

    Join ArcLabs for lunch to discuss Health Innovation Solutions with CEO of UPMC Whitfield, David Beirne

  • 05/06/2019

    Selling to Government – Intermediate – Breakfast Briefing...

    InterTradeIreland in partnership with the Office of Government Procurement, Enterprise Ireland, Ibec, SFA, ISME, CIF and Chambers Ireland are delighted to deliver a series of breakfast workshops to demystify, educate and engage businesses on the island around public procurement, a market worth in the region of €12b pa....

  • NEA Logo 2019

    30/05/2019

    MMS Ltd Wins Best Export Business Award at National Finals...

    Mechanical Modular Solutions in Castlecomer has won the ‘Best Export Business’ title at this year’s National Enterprise Awards, organised by the Local Enterprise Offices to celebrate Ireland’s best small businesses....

  • 29/05/2019

    New brand and video unveiled for Castlecomer

    A new town brand for Castlecomer and a promotional video were unveiled at a special launch event in the Avalon Hotel on Thursday last....

  • KKCoco logo

    28/05/2019

    Mayfair Library Public Information Meeting...

    Kilkenny County Council will host a public information evening in relation to the proposed redevelopment of the Mayfair Building in the Abbey Quarter (former Smithwicks Brewery site) as the new Kilkenny City Library....

  • Image Innovation Arena

    24/05/2019

    Final call for entries to the Innovation Arena at the National Ploughing Championships 2019...

    Final call for entries to the Innovation Arena at the National Ploughing Championships. ...

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    24/05/2019

    Women in Business Enterprise Development Programme ...

    Are you a Female Owner/managers or senior staff members of micro and small businesses who are at least 18 months in business and want to drive your business to the next level....

  • NDRC

    24/05/2019

    NDRC at Arclabs

    NDRC will be traveling throughout the South East of Ireland and will be hosting a number of ‘Office Hours’ meetings in Kilkenny....

  • MMS NEA Image

    24/05/2019

    COUNTY KILKENNY COMPANY AIMING FOR NATIONAL SUCCESS AT ENTERPRISE AWARDS...

    One of County Kilkenny’s best small businesses, Mechanical Modular Solutions (MMS) Ltd will represent the Local Enterprise Office Kilkenny at the National Enterprise Awards on the 29th May at the Mansion House in Dublin....

  • Kilkenny Local Enterprise Office Business

    20/05/2019

    Building a Craft & Design Enterprise - South East ...

    Are you an existing design maker in the South East who wants to develop and grow the business. The Local Enterprise Offices in the South East along with the Design and Crafts Council of Ireland are seeking expressions of interest from ambitious established craft and design businesses in the South East who want to inject new ideas and develop new approaches to product/market development ...

  • 20/05/2019

    New Regional Programme -Building a Craft & Design Enterprise ...

    A regional programme for established craft and design businesses based in the South East aimed at assisting product development, export potential, employment and commerciality through bespoke workshops, mentoring and an accompanied trade research visit to London....

  • Lean for Micro

    08/05/2019

    Lean for Micro

    Lean tools and techniques are helping companies across the globe to address competitiveness issues within their businesses, building the capability of their people to identify issues and improve their operations....

  • 08/05/2019

    NEW BUYER EVENT SHOWCASES BEST EMERGING FOOD PRODUCERS FROM KILKENNY...

    Exciting food and drinks producers from Kilkenny Costello’s Brewing Co and Highbank Orchards and Distillery will be representing the county’s food and drink sector at the new LEO ‘Meet the Buyer’ event which will take place on ‘The Street’ at the Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) on Thursday 23 May 2019....

Case Studies

  • Glanway

    11/04/2017

    Glanway Ltd

    Glanway Ltd - An environmentally friendly solution of waste disposal from Belview port...

  • Conveyor Tech

    11/04/2017

    Conveyor Solutions

    Conveyor Solutions - Technical solutions for the food and drinks industry from their Kilkenny city operation...

  • KK Cycling tours

    11/04/2017

    Kilkenny Cycling Tours

    Kilkenny Cycling Tours - A meandering way of sightseeing in the medieval city...

  • Yeco

    11/04/2017

    Screenforge T/A YECO

    YECO - Innovative software solutions for the music production industry AND county winners in the Best Start Up category of Irelands' Best Young Entrepreneur...

  • MyBio Ltd

    11/04/2017

    MyBio Ltd

    MyBio Ltd - Specialist products & services to the scientific research industry AND National Enterprise Award Winner!...

  • JS Remediation

    11/04/2017

    JS Remediation

    JS Remediation - International geotechnical and environmental land reclamation from Thomastown...

  • Bluebird Care

    11/04/2017

    Bluebird Care

    Bluebird Care - Providing people with care in the comfort of their own homes from their Kilkenny city offices...

  • paragon

    11/04/2017

    Paragon Business Systems

    Paragon Business Systems - Providing IT solutions and Integrated Management Systems to the hospitality industry from Purcellsinch ...

  • CDS Metal Products

    11/04/2017

    CDS Metal Products

    CDS Metal Products - The design, manufacture and installation of bespoke metal products from Ballyfoyle...

  • CHI Environmental

    11/04/2017

    CHI Environmental

    CHI Environmental - An environmentally friendly solution to construction industry waste from their Kilmacow plant...

  • Kilkenny City Tours

    11/04/2017

    Kilkenny City Tours

    Kilkenny City Tours - Travelling around the medieval city of Kilkenny by road train...

  • Irish Power & Process

    11/04/2017

    Irish Power & Process

    Irish Power & Process - Providing global pharma solutions from Stoneyford...

  • Intosport logo

    11/04/2017

    Intosport

    Are you Intosport? Providing sporting attire for over 20 years from Castlecomer...

  • Goatsbridge logo

    10/04/2017

    Goatsbridge

    Ireland's best known Trout farm - Goatsbridge in Thomastown and its 800 years of history...

  • Jerpoint Glass

    10/04/2017

    Jerpoint Glass

    Jerpoint Glass - High quality handmade crafted glassware from Stoneyford...

Our Partners

  • Kilkenny County Council
  • Enterprise Ireland
  • IT Carlow
  • Bord Bia
  • SEBIC