Waterford Local Enterprise Office and Dungarvan Credit Union set to host EnterpRISING Lunch

Eamonn Coghlan announced as guest speaker

The team at Waterford's Local Enterprise Office and Dungarvan Credit Union are set to host their inaugural EnterpRISING Lunch.

The lunch and networking event will take place at 12.15 pm on Friday, December 1st, 2017 at Crews Restaurant, Dungarvan.

Commenting on the upcoming event, Head of Enterprise at Waterford's Local Enterprise Office, Richie Walsh said, "We're delighted to announce our inaugural EnterpRISING lunch in Dungarvan ahead of the festive seasonal break. It's a timely occasion as the year draws to a close, to reflect on the achievements of 2017 and plan on bolstering and boosting your business for 2018. We hope to make this an annual occasion in Dungarvan and we look forward to seeing members of the business community for this networking and learning event."

During the EnterpRISING Lunch Executive Business Mentor, Former Sentator & Olympian Eamonn Coghlan will be the lunch guest speaker and will be offering insights to the path to success and offer advise on how to set your sights even higher in the year ahead.

A 3-time Olympian, Eamonn is known as the “Chairman of the Boards” for his unprecedented successes on the American indoor athletics circuit, winning 56 consecutive races. He won the famous Wanamaker Mile in Madison Square Garden a record seven times. He broke the world record for the indoor mile on three occasions and held this record for 18 years. In 1983 he became the first person to run under 3 min 50 sec for the indoor mile with a time of 3:49.78. That same year, he became Ireland’s first ever World Athletics Champion when he won the gold medal for the 5,000m in Helsinki. He also achieved two fourth places in the Olympics in the 1,500 meters in 1976 and the 5,000 meters in 1980. 

Eamonn Coughlan

A talented public speaker and social commentator Eamonn is passionate about ethics & professionalism in Sport and high performance teams. Eamonn is also experienced in developing, training & motivating executive business teams both in the United Sates and Ireland.

Eamonn is an engaging motivational business speaker and his lessons in sport; public and professional life gives him an ideal platform to motivate individuals and businesses alike on achieving their goals and effective management.

Welcoming the event Sean Cleary, Manager of Dungarvan Credit Union said, “We are delighted to be associated with the Local Enterprise Office in promoting our Enterprise Loan to new and existing businesses. The Credit Union ethos is based around community and this is an ideal opportunity for us to enhance our involvement with local businesses. We are offering competitive interest rates combined with the expert advice provided by the Local Enterprise Office. We’re open for business!”

The EnterpRISING Lunch 2017 will offer networking opportunities with fellow professionals and a chance to make new connections, expert insights from the event guest speaker and tips and techniques for boosting your business in 2018. Tickets to the EnterpRISING Lunch are €15 per person and available to book online in advance here.