Business

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

Commercial Rates system causing confusion – Michael Fitzmaurice TD

Michael Fitzmaurice TD has said that the new system for informing business owners of Commercial Rates for properties has caused “confusion, misunderstanding and anger among ratepayers”. Commenting on the issue earlier Michael Fitzmaurice said that there is an onus on…

Local food entrepreneurs can benefit from GMIT project

Local food entrepreneurs have received a further boost, following the unveiling of the Castlerea Food Hub last November, with the recent announcement of a new GMIT project. GMIT has been awarded EU funding for a unique project called “Creating Entrepreneurs…

Roscommon LEADER invite Expressions of Interest for €250,000 Rural Tourism fund

Roscommon LEADER is inviting private individuals and community/voluntary organisations to submit an Expression of Interest for funding under the Rural Tourism Sub Theme of the 2014-2020 LEADER Programme. Roscommon LEADER has a variety of funding initiatives open to all. From…

Reminder: Entrepreneurs invited to apply to IGNITE CREATIVE Pod

The Ballaghaderreen Pilot of the IGNITE CREATIVE Pod was launched at the Creative Communities Igniting Change Conference last July and next month it will take a significant step. The IGNITE CREATIVE Pod will see 10 potential creative entrepreneurs immersed in…

Over €10K raised for Roscommon Charities through Bank Of Ireland Give Together Initiative

Bank of Ireland staff raised over €10,000 for charitable causes in Roscommon in 2016 through the bank’s flagship charity and community initiative, Give Together. The charity programme gives Bank of Ireland staff throughout Ireland the chance to lend support to…

Busiest Christmas ever expected at Ireland West Airport Knock

Ireland West Airport is expecting to have it’s busiest Christmas period in the Airports 30 year history as thousands of people make their way home for Christmas to the West and North West. Over the Christmas period the airport is…

Achievement of Ballyfarnon student acknowledged by GMIT

Kyle Flynn, from Ballyfarnon, who was the runner-up in the Best Idea category at the Roscommon Finals of Ireland’ Best Young Entrepreneur competition has been acknowledged by his college GMIT. Picture Credit: Joe Travers Kyle, who is currently studying towards…

Boyle crowned overall winner of Bank of Ireland Enterprising Town Awards

Boyle was crowned the Overall Winner of the Bank of Ireland Enterprising Town Awards Competition at a ceremony in the Abbey Hotel last night. Picture Credit: Boyletoday.com The Bank of Ireland Enterprising Town Awards have been organised in collaboration with…

Winners of Roscommon’s Best Young Entrepreneur Awards announced

Desmond Dolan has been named as the overall winner of Roscommon’s Best Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for MistCalls, an app which aims to manage calls for business users. Picture Credit: Roscommon Local Enterprise Office Desmond Dolan was also…

Four in contention for Bank of Ireland Enterprising Town title

Judging has concluded in the Bank of Ireland Enterprising Town Awards with Ballaghaderreen, Boyle, Castlerea and Roscommon town battling for the title. Picture Credit: Gerard O’Loughlin The aim of the Bank of Ireland Enterprising Town Awards is to promote enterprise…

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