Ballyhaunis Enterprise Town

Ballyhaunis Enterprise Town is coming together nicely, Minister Michael Ring shall do the official opening of this event on Friday evening and Michael O'Muircheartaigh regarded as the "voice of Gaelic games" is confirmed as special guest and will be with us on Saturday 23rd September.

Standard Innovation Voucher

 The next opening date for the Standard Innovation Voucher will be Weds 6th September with a closing date of Wednesday 20th September 2017 at 3pm.

Innovation Vouchers worth €5,000 are available to assist a company or companies to explore a business opportunity or problem with a registered knowledge provider.

The Innovation Voucher initiative was developed to build links between Ireland's public knowledge providers (i.e. higher education institutes, public research bodies) and small businesses.

IBYE (Irelands Best Young Entrepreneur)

Are you aged between 18 and 35 with a business idea or have already started a business?  Find out how you can win  (Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur).  The closing date for applications is Friday, 29th of September 2017. The IBYE is a competition run by every LEO in the Republic of Ireland.
Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur is open to anybody between 18 and 35 with an idea/commercial venture for a start-up or an existing business.

How to prepare for WRC (Workplace Relations Commission)

How to prepare for WRC inspections
Employers are often visited by the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) asking to inspect employee records such as payslips, employment contracts, annual leave entitlements, public holidays, etc. Here’s our advice on making sure you’ve got everything covered…
In order to ensure compliance and avoid fines, employers paying below the National Minimum Wage for training purposes must implement a structured training programme which allows the lower payment.

Vacant Homes

Mayo County Council has launched an iniative through a new national website designed to gather information on vacant homes throughout the country. Local government wants to engage with owners to assist in bringing these homes back in to use.

To see how it works, log on to