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

National Award for Roscommon Farmer

Mattie John Kelly from Dysart has won the Sheep Category at the FBD Young Farmer of the Year Awards. Picture Credit: twitter.com/MacranaFeirme The announcement came at an event in the Boyne Valley Hotel, Drogheda last night where Mattie and five…

Minister Denis Naughten to participate in live Facebook Q&A

In a social media first, Minister for Communications Denis Naughten is to participate in a live broadcast on Facebook addressing questions from the public on the delivery of high speed broadband to every home and business in Ireland. The Q&A…

Roscommon town ranked 9th cleanest in latest IBAL Survey

There was good news for Roscommon town this morning as it has been ranked 9th cleanest town in Ireland in the first round of results for the 2016 Irish Business Against Litter “Anti-Litter League” Survey. Roscommon town has also been…

Roscommon Business Women urged to attend Enterprise Ireland Conference

The countdown is on to the second annual Enterprise Ireland International Business Women’s Conference and Enterprise Ireland is calling on Roscommon business women to join them. The conference will be held in conjunction with the Rose of Tralee International Festival…

Opening of Jazz Pharmaceuticals facility welcomed by local politicians

Local politicians have welcomed yesterday’s official opening of a new €50 million Jazz Pharmaceuticals manufacturing and development facility in Monksland. Jazz Pharmaceuticals is a global pharmaceutical company with its headquarters in Dublin and they expect to employ up to 50…

New Jazz Pharmaceuticals facility in Monksland officially opened

The official opening of a new €50 million Jazz Pharmaceuticals manufacturing and development facility in Monksland took place today. Jazz Pharmaceuticals is a global pharmaceutical company with its headquarters in Dublin where it employees approximately 100 people. The company expects…

Last Chance for Roscommon Businesses to ‘Give Peas A Chance’

The Countdown is on for Roscommon businesses to sign up to the GIY and Cully and Sully ‘al desko’ growing food at work initiative. The food-growing challenge, dubbed “Give Peas a Chance’ enables businesses to not only grow food at…

“Great opportunities for people in Creative Sector” – Maura Hopkins

Senator Maura Hopkins launched the Ballaghaderreen Pilot of the Ignite Creative Pod on Friday last at the Creative Communities Igniting Change Conference in the Northern and Western Regional Assembly. Senator Hopkins stated that “the Creative Communities Igniting Change project is…

Minister Denis Naughten urges businesses to consider Trading Online Voucher Scheme

Local businesses are being urged to avail of a scheme aimed at helping them to trade online by Minister Denis Naughten. “Irish consumers spend €850,000 an hour online, 24 hours a day, every day yet while many small businesses have…

Alexion expansion in Monksland to create 50 jobs

Alexion Pharmaceuticals has announced an additional €100 million investment in an expansion of its Monksland operations which will result in the creation of 50 additional jobs bringing total employment at the facility to greater than 100 people. The investment will…

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