Business

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

Gaelectric launches 4.0 MW Ballaghaderreen Wind Farm

Renewable energy and energy storage group, Gaelectric, has officially launched its ninth operating wind farm today at Roosky, 2.5km south of Ballaghaderreen. Picture Credit: Irish Wind Energy Association Roosky is a 4.0 Megawatt wind farm comprising of two German-made Enercon…

Lens factory to begin manufacturing in July – Maura Hopkins

Senator Maura Hopkins has welcomed the news that Biotech Europe, formerly known as Moss Vision, will commence the manufacturing of lenses at their Roscommon town facility in July. The news was confirmed to Senator Maura Hopkins following a visit to…

Minister Denis Naughten welcomes €250k investment for Monksland Technology Hub

Local Minister Denis Naughten has welcomed the allocation of €250,000 to establish a new Smart Technology Enterprise Hub in Monksland, which has the potential to create 26 new high end jobs within the next year. Minister Naughten pointed out: ”…

Roscommon native appointed to national role

Roscommon native Caroline Ward has been appointed HR Services Manager to national HR and Recruitment company Collins McNicholas. Picture Credit: James Connolly Caroline who is from Creggs, Co. Roscommon has been with Collins McNicholas since 2011. Her previous roles at…

Bank of Ireland Enterprise Event in Ballaghaderreen

St Nathy’s College Ballaghaderreen is the latest venue for the Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town Roadshow which takes place tomorrow, Friday May 20th, from 4pm. The Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town programme aims to bring local businesses, education, sports and…

Countdown to Croke Park for Roscommon students

Enterprising young teenagers from Roscommon are getting ready to showcase their inventions and real-life businesses at the Student Enterprise Awards National Finals, coordinated by Local Enterprise Office Roscommon. From the 22,000 secondary school students from 620 schools that took part…

Roscommon’s Food and Drink Entrepreneurs encouraged to apply to Food Works Ireland

The search for Roscommon’s budding food and drink entrepreneurs is gathering pace, as the countdown begins to the Food Works Ireland 2016 closing date for applications. Food and drinks entrepreneurs and those with a concept for a start up business…

Food Works Ireland is calling all Roscommon Food Entrepreneurs

~ Ireland’s new food entrepreneurs sought for Food Works development programme ~ Are you a budding food entrepreneur? Do you have a big idea for a food business? Could you create a successful and scalable global food business? Food Works,…

Regional Digital Hub for Roscommon will rejuvenate local businesses – Murphy

– Up to €1m will be available to Roscommon County Council under FF strategy – Fianna Fáil General Election candidate for Roscommon Cllr. Eugene Murphy has secured a commitment to roll out a Regional Digital Hub for Roscommon if elected…

Commercial rates in Roscommon impacting on business growth – Curran

Fianna Fáil Candidate for Roscommon Galway Shane Curran is highlighting the increasingly high and often crippling commercial rates in Roscommon. “The setting of Commercial Rates (ARV) is a matter for Roscommon County Council, but with rates being as high as…

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