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Turning adversity into advantage: why 2018 is going to be the West of Ireland’s big year

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The West of Ireland is offering more and more families an escape from the pressures of Dublin with a lifestyle and career to match, according to the organisers of a major conference showcasing entrepreneurialism in the region.

A man who makes things happen

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In one sense, John Concannon was ahead of his time. If he was starting off now and doing the same thing, he’d be known as a brand influencer using techniques deployed by the best bloggers. Think of the tens of thousands of guests who appeared on the Late Late Show since its inception in 1961, and in the top twenty clips, up there with the Boyzone segment, the Bishop and the Nightie, is John and his multi-bucket for feeding three calves at a time.

Westport's Harry Hughes named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year

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Westport's Harry Hughes, of Portwest, was named the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year for 2017 at the 20th annual awards ceremony held in Dublin last week.

Her excellence is clear to see, say judges as Evelyn O’Toole is named EY Entrepreneur of the Year

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Founder and CEO of Complete Laboratory Solutions (CLS), Evelyn O’Toole, won the Industry Category at (Ernst and Young) EY Entrepreneur of the Year at the EY Gala Awards show which took place at the City West Hotel, Dublin, on Thursday October 26.

Bafta winner among experts to talk at Connemara Sea Week

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Connemara Sea Week which runs from October 22 to 30, is a multi-disciplinary festival, celebrating the wonderful marine heritage of Connemara. The festival will celebrate its 33rd birthday later this month, and has grown to be a wonderful and unique event with something to interest all age groups. Highlights include art exhibitions, concerts, talks, walks, children’s activities, and sports events, combined with lots of great music and buckets of fun for all the family. A special highlight for the last few years has been the wonderful ‘After the Light’ parade, a spectacular night full of myth, magic, madness and mayhem.

Entrepreneur Evelyn O’Toole to speak at inaugural Empower Programme launch

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Founder and CEO of Complete Laboratory Solutions (CLS), Evelyn O’Toole, will speak at the upcoming Female Empower Programme launch on September 13 at the Connacht Hotel, Galway.

Information, Education and Training Supports Expo in Claremorris

The Education and Training Working Group of the Mayo Local Community Development Committee are organising an Information, Education and Training Supports Expo in the McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris, on Thursday, August 31, from 10am to 1.30pm. The aim of the Expo is to provide adults with information on the wide range of training and educational opportunities as well as information on the various supports and work placement programmes available to them. At the Expo there will also be workshops on self employment and returning to education and training.

Investment fund of €50,000 now available for young entrepreneurs in Westmeath

Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise and Innovation, Frances Fitzgerald and Minister of State for Business, Pat Breen have launched the national search to find Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneurs of 2018 (IBYE) through the Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs).

Students from Galway impress judges at Enterprise Ireland Student Entrepreneur Awards

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Galway students showed that creativity and innovation is alive in the west when they won top awards at the Enterprise Ireland Student Entrepreneur awards last week.

GMIT announces inaugural summer camp for young entrepreneurs

GMIT School of Business will run a free Young Entrepreneur Summer Camp for 20 second level students this summer. The programme is part of a national initiative, announced earlier this year by the Minister for Education and Skills, Richard Bruton, funded by the Higher Education Authority.

 

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