Business

News relating to Roscommon Businesses and Roscommon people in Business throughout the country and beyond.

Hexafly, led by Ballaghaderren native, wins ‘Best Business Idea’ award

Picture Credit: Meath Local Enterprise Office. Hexafly, led by CEO and Ballaghaderren native Alvan Hunt has won the “Best Business Idea” Award at Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards which were held in Google HQ Dublin earlier. Based…

Roscommon companies battle for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur titles

Picture Credit: Roscommon Local Enterprise Office Two local businesses are battling it out with regional winners across the country for one of three Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur titles in Dublin on Sunday. Desmond Dolan won the Best Business Idea Category…

Local Enterprise Week returns on March 5th

The second annual Local Enterprise Week runs from March 5th to 10th and there are a wide range of, mainly free, events being held throughout Roscommon. There are events to suit businesses of all sizes and those who are prior…

Roscommon groups urged to apply for funding to establish Cottage Market

GIY are proud to announce the launch of their new ‘Cottage Market’ initiative, which invites community groups to avail of start-up funding in order to set up and run their own Cottage Market. Activity partners Ulster Bank & The Ireland…

Local businessmen named Best Young Entrepreneur in the region

Two local businessmen have been named as the Best Young Entrepreneur Award winners in the Roscommon-Mayo-Galway region following an event in the Abbey Hotel, Roscommon yesterday. Picture Credit: Roscommon Local Enterprise Office Desmond Dolan, who was named Roscommon’s Best Young…

Head of Valuation Services to attend Rates information meeting tonight

The head of the Valuation Services for Ireland, Declan Lavelle will attend an important meeting in relation to commercial rates tonight, Thursday January 26th January at 7p.m. at The Percy French Hotel, Strokestown. All commercial rate payers who are concerned…

Eugene Murphy TD – “Hike in commercial rates is another nail in the coffin for businesses in rural Ireland”

Businesses throughout Counties Roscommon, Longford and Leitrim are being subjected to crippling rates which is another nail in the coffin of trying to do business in rural Ireland- that’s according to Fianna Fáil TD for Roscommon/Galway Eugene Murphy. Eugene Murphy…

“Widespread confusion over commercial rates could have been avoided” – Murphy

Widespread confusion over commercial rates valuations could have been avoided if the Valuation Office had explained the new system to business people throughout County Roscommon prior to the delivery of letters last week- that’s according to Fianna Fáil TD for…

“Supercrop1” wins more awards for Roscommon company

Supercrop1, designed and manufactured by Acres Machinery, Athlone Road, Roscommon has been named “Best New Technological Innovation” and “Best Product” at LAMMA 2017. LAMMA is the UK’s leading Farm Machinery Equipment, Equipment and Services Show and is being running in…

Ratepayers encouraged to meet Valuation Office staff in Roscommon County Council Offices

Staff from the Valuation Office in Dublin will be available to meet ratepayers in the offices of Roscommon County Council, Aras an Chontae, Roscommon later this month. They will be in attendance on Monday, January 30th and Tuesday, January 31st…

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