Business

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

Gilligan Farm Fresh Meats wins National Awards

Four Mile House based company Gilligan Farm Fresh Meats has received three prizes at Blas na hEireann, The Irish Food Awards. Their Honey & Mustard Bacon won the Bronze Award in the Bacon (Other products) category and their Mexican Beef…

Italian senior citizens visit Roscommon

49 Italian senior citizens visited The Upper Shannon Erne Region, comprising of Cavan, Leitrim, Longford and Roscommon from September 20th to 23rd as part of an EU LAKtive Tourism project. The aim of the project was to design and develop…

Roscommon Craft Showcase launched at The Leitrim Design House

Last Friday the Roscommon Enterprise Office launched a specially curated exhibition of a selection of the very best of Roscommon craft and design at The Leitrim Design House. Picture Credit: Geraldine Beirne The exhibitors include Geraldine Beirne, who is a…

“Supercrop1” wins National Award for local company

Supercrop1, designed and manufactured by Acres Machinery, Athlone Road, Roscommon has been named “Machine of the Year” at the National Ploughing Championships. Supercrop1 is designed to reduce the time and costs involved in the wilting process of hay and silage…

Top Sports Stars line out for Huddle Dublin ­

Top sporting personalities including former Manchester United and England captain, Gary Neville, Irish Rugby defence coach, Andy Farrell and Connacht Head Coach, Pat Lam will line out for Huddle Dublin, a new sport themed performance conference taking place on Thursday,…

Maura Hopkins helps launch National Women’s Enterprise Day

Fine Gael Senator Maura Hopkins recently attended the launch of National Women’s Enterprise Day which takes place in the G Hotel on Wednesday October 19th. The Event is being organised by the Local Enterprise Offices and will highlight and celebrate…

Minister Denis Naughten to speak at Facebook’s Boost Your Business Event

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten TD will speak about the importance of delivering high speed broadband to support small businesses during a fireside chat at the Facebook Boost Your Business event in association with Galway Chamber…

Job losses at Berendsen in Roscommon Town

Updated: Thursday September 15th at 5pm Berendsen have confirmed plans to close their Distribution Centre in Roscommon Town as it has become “unsustainable”. Reports of the possible closure first emerged late last night (Wednesday). In a statement release earlier the…

Roscommon means business in Canada and the USA

Ten Irish tourism companies, are in Canada and the United States this week, to participate in a three-city ‘Meet in Ireland’ sales blitz. County Roscommon is represented by the Athlone Springs Hotel, Monksland. The companies are visiting Toronto, Minneapolis and…

Search is on for Best Young Entrepreneur in Roscommon

The latest search to find Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) is underway through the Local Enterprise Office, Roscommon town. With a €2million investment fund available, including a €50,000 investment fund for the County Roscommon winners, the enterprise initiative from the…

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