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140 people employed by producers from the Food Academy Programme in the Mid East region, which is run by the Local Enterprise Offices, Bord Bia and SuperValu with 67 new jobs expected over next 12 months.
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Skills Training for Selling at Farmers' Markets
If you are interested in developing your business at farmers' markets then this training workshop is for you!
Minister Launches Local Programme for National Women's Enterprise Day...
Seven events taking place around the country on Wednesday, October 19th to highlight success stories and to encourage more women to access enterprise supports...
ENERGY EFFICIENCY RETROFITTING WORKS 2016 FRAMEWORK
The Local Government Operation Procurement Centre is hosting Supplier Information Sessions on upcoming frameworks/Dynamic Purchasing Systems (DPS) throughout 2016....
Offaly Company Wins National Enterprise Awards...
Blast machine manufacturer from Offaly wins this year’s National Enterprise Award with category awards going to small businesses in Kildare, Limerick and Fingal....
Wicklow Teen Wins Top Student Enterprise Award
Patent-pending product for earphones wins top award with major prizes also going to Donegal and Meath Student Entrepreneurs...
€65,000 in prizes available to innovative agri companies...
€65,000 in prizes available to innovative agri companies
The National Ploughing Championships Innovation Arena Awards, in conjunction with Enterprise Ireland and the Farmer’s Journal, has opened for applications. ...
Minister launches Entrepreneurial Innovators Networking Event - Bizfest 2015...
A free event called ‘Bizfest’ aimed at helping Irish companies to develop their networks and expand their business in 2016 is being hosted in Carlow on 12th November 2015...
Easier Access For Micro Finance Loans Through Local Enterprise Office...
Recent changes to the Microfinance Ireland application process, now means that even more small business owners can apply for a Microfinance Loan through Local Enterprise Offices....
One stop shop event for small businesses in the North East region launched by Minister Ged Nash...
Taking Care of Business is aimed at informing existing and potential entrepreneurs of the Government supports available to them...
Local Enterprise Offices back Start Up Gathering with over 90 Enterprise Events across Ireland...
Would You Like To Join Our Mentor Panel?
We are currently updating our Mentor Panel.
Start-Up Refunds for Entrepreneurs
You could be due a tax refund.....
Laois Public Participation Network
Are you part of a group in your local area that’s involved in community/voluntary work?
Do you take part in activities such as….
Sport? Active Retirement? Youth Work? The Arts? Voluntary work? Tidy Towns? Environmental Conservation?
If so, you need to ensure that your group registers with the PPN.
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Noel Walsh, Agvance Ltd
Stephen Dowling, Dúnmasc Genetics
Rory McEvoy, Twiznight
Sharon Leavy, Sharon Leavy College of Hair and Beauty
Ann Shields, Anneco Beauty
Michael Onalimi, Flavour Safari Sauces ...
Paddy McDonald, The 12 Acres Brewing Company ...
Paul Higgins, Cuil Beat Cajons
Start Your Own Business- Laura Breen, Laura's Hair Stylin...
Heidi Higgins, Heidi Higgins Fashion Designer...
I always wanted to have my design studio and my boutique all under the one roof...
Tomas Cepaitis, VHost Limited
They are small businesses and cannot afford expensive POS (point of sale) systems. We wanted to create a new generation affordable POS system for them....
David Finn, The Parlour
David himself admits that he has an unusual background to have come up with the idea for his new business venture The Parlour....
Maryrose Simpson, MyLadyBug
Maryrose Simpson came up with a unique idea for women, which she believes, will be one less headache for women to worry about....
Kathleen Irwin, Adora Flax Limited
Kathleen and John started Adora Flax in 2010; this was their first year to grow flax seed organically in Ireland....
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The Local Enterprise Office in Laois serves as a first stop shop, providingg small businesses with financial support, advice on starting and growing a business and training services to develop enterprise in the Laois region....
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