September 2016

ACORNS – Seeking Applications

September 19, 2016

How to Apply? Who qualifies for the programme? ACORNS is designed for nascent female rural entrepreneurs. To qualify for consideration, a woman must have recently set up a new business (no earlier than 29th June 2014) which she owns or part owns, or must be actively planning a new venture and have a clear idea […]

Increase in company formations

September 16, 2016

Figures for the first half of 2016 show a 21% increase in the number of companies formed, compared with the same period last year. The report, published by business and credit risk analyst, shows that 10,500 companies were formed in Ireland in the first half of the year. It claims that there is no […]

Looking for Irelands Best Young Entrepreneurs 2016

September 9, 2016

If you are aged between 18 and 35 with an outstanding idea/commercial venture for a start-up or existing business then you should enter the IBYE Competition. Almost any young person with a business idea can enter this competition.   It doesn’t matter what your background is. Maybe you have been to University and researched a […]

Diary Of A Centre Manager – Week 1

September 5, 2016

Dear Diary,   It’s been a busy week. Lots of visitors and final preparations underway for the two new programmes being delivered in Autumn. One of the boys is just back from the States with stories of beer taps in the centre where he worked for the summer. Simone is having none of it. She thinks […]