Mayo Businesses Call for Reconstruction of Rail Freight Link
Mayo Chambers, the business group representing more than 4000 Mayo businesses who account for many millions of exports from the county each year, has called for the rail line between Claremorris and Athenry to be reconstructed in order to enable freight services from Mayo to connect the county directly with Waterford, Cork and Foynes ports.
The Local Enterprise Office (LEO) - are looking for Ireland’s best young entrepreneurs(2 million investment fund)
Aged between 18 and 30 with an outstanding idea/commercial venture for a start-up or existing business then you should enter the IBYE Competition. Almost any young person with a business/business idea can enter this competition. It doesn’t matter what your background is. Maybe you have been to University and researched a business idea, maybe you have always wanted to be your own boss, maybe you want to work for yourself, maybe you have an idea to improve your existing business or maybe you want to return home and set up your business in Ireland?
As you may be aware the Community Website Ballyhaunis Life was launched in November 2011. The aim of the website is to let people know especially family, friends and relations abroad about Life in Ballyhaunis. Information on local organisations/clubs/associations, what they are up to and events that they have planned can be found on the site as well as business listings. We are delighted to let you know that the website is very successful with hits from around the world as well as local areas. We have been getting an average of 3,975 per day which will come out at around 123,225pm.
We also offer the opportunity to businesses to advertise on said website and all monies raised goes towards the running costs for Ballyhaunis Summer Festival. The costs of the advertising slots are as follows:
Size of Ad Cost for 3 months Cost for 1 year
4.5cm x 2.5cm €30 €90
4.5cm x 5cm €40 €140
4.5cm x 10cm €55 €180
We would also like to take this opportunity to remind people that there is a free section for promotions/offers that you may have running which could easily be added onto the site. Just email the Ballyhaunis Chamber email@example.com or through the contact button on the site and we will do the rest. We ask that you consider advertising on the website to showcase your business and to not only bring business to Ballyhaunis but to also support The Ballyhaunis Summer Festival. Call on 094 9630311 or pop into the office between 9am and 5pm (closed for lunch) to discuss this further.
ConnectIreland was appointed by IDA Ireland to deliver the Succeed in Ireland initiative, which is part of the Irish Government’s 2012 Action Plan for Jobs. The referral programme is an innovative way to create new jobs in Ireland by harnessing the power of Ireland’s global connections and the Irish Diaspora.