Limerick entrepreneur meets Minister Bruton ahead of IBYE Final

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton T.D. today met Paddy Finn from Castletroy-based Electricity Exchange, a national finalist in this year’s ‘Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur’ competition. Mr. Finn is being supported in the competition by the Local Enterprise Office Limerick which last month awarded him a €20,000 investment after being named Limerick’s […]

Freight Forum established in Limerick-Shannon Region

Representatives from the transport and business sectors across Limerick and Clare are joining forces in an effort to establish the Limerick-Shannon Gateway as a strategic freight logistics hub with direct connections to some of the world’s global logistics hubs. The new regional freight transport forum is the result of the EU co-funded Weast?ows INTERREG IVB […]

IPB Pride of Place Awards to be streamed live

Tomorrow (Saturday) night’s 2014 IPB Pride of Place Awards will be broadcast live online, organisers have said. Up to 1,000 people from all over the island of Ireland will gather in Treacys West County Hotel, Ennis, Co. Clare, for a ceremony hosted by Clare County Council and Cooperation Ireland, which runs the competition north and […]

Limerick man reaches ‘Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur’ National Final

A University of Limerick engineering graduate and entrepreneur has won a place at the first-ever national final of ‘Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur’ competition, for a chance to share a €100,000 investment fund. Paddy Finn from the Castletroy-based Electricity Exchange is representing the region in the Best Start Up category at the national final in Dublin […]

Shannon Estuary land zoning builds ‘Investor Confidence’

Clare County Council says the zoning of more than 345 hectares of land along the Shannon Estuary will give ‘greater investor confidence’ for anyone considering large-scale marine related development proposals. The Council’s 28 Elected Members last evening (Monday) unanimously backed the move to incorporate the zoned lands into the Clare County Development Plan 2011-17 along […]