Start Your Own Business Workshop 8th Sep

Breaffy House Hotel
8th September
6pm - 9pm
Start Your Own Business

This 6-week Start Your Own Business programme is to provide participants with an overview of the fundamentals of setting up and managing a start-up business.


This programme will run between 6pm and 9pm over the following dates:

  • Thursday 8th September
  • Thursday 15th September
  • Thursday 22nd September
  • Thursday 29th September
  • Thursday 6th October
  • Thursday 13th October

Programme Content:

  • Business plan preparation and how to structure a business plan
  • Different types of financial assistance available to SMEs
  • Marketing/Looking at the competition/pricing the product or service
  • Introduction to bookkeeping and the tax system for the self-employed
  • Legal aspects of business
  • Employing staff

Your Trainer is Padraig Considine

Padraig Considine established Professional Accounting Solutions in 1993. He had previously worked in industry as both a Credit Controller and Financial Controller for a period of over fifteen years.

When the practice commenced it primarily concentrated on looking after the bookkeeping/taxation requirements of the smaller businesses and the self-employed. The business has since evolved and now offers a full range of accounting services.

Over the past 15 years Padraig has delivered training and mentoring supports on behalf of;

  • The Department of Social Community and Family Affairs
  • Galway Rural Development
  • Galway City Partnership
  • Cumas Connemara Teo
  • Citizens Information Board
  • Numerous Local Enterprise Offices countrywide