Enterprise Ireland Graduate CSF

Competitive Start Fund - Graduate Entrepreneurship

The Competitive Start Fund (CSF) aims to support early stage start-ups. A call for applications from recent graduates active in the Manufacturing & Internationally Traded Services sectors including the following subsectors: Internet, Games, Apps, Mobile, SaaS, Cloud Computing, Enterprise Software, Lifesciences, Food, Cleantech and Industrial Products will open on Wednesday 24th August 2016 and close at 3pm on Wednesday 7th September 2016.

Mayo Business Awards 2016

The 2016 Mayo Business Awards are now open for entrants and will be even bigger as there are more categories, meaning more chance for businesses throughout the county to get the recognition they deserve.

This year’s Mayo Business Awards is in Ballina with the Awards Gala taking place in the Twin Trees Hotel on Friday November 4th.

Enter online www.mayobusinessawards.com or click on the link on the right of your screen.  The closing date for entries for this year’s Mayo Business Awards will be Friday the 16th September.

Ballyhaunis GAA Community Day

Preparations by officers and members of the Ballyhaunis GAA Club along with a team of volunteers are hard at work putting finishing touches to what should be a very special event/day. All are welcome to the Ballyhaunis GAA Community Day @ the Ballyhaunis GAA Grounds on Saturday 23rd July at 2.30pm.  Ballyhaunis GAA would like to invite all to come along and have fun on the day and also would like to ask everyone in the parish to show your Pride of Place by flying your club, county and national flags on Sat July 23

Business Mentoring

TheLocal Enterprise Office Castlebar  provides business advice and mentoring to existing and potential clients. 
Business Meeting
This free service is geared towards those who are considering starting their own businesses, those who have recently done so and existing start ups that are moving to the next stage of their development. A business advice and counselling meeting will initially point you in the right direction and help you prioritise the actions you need to implement to make progress.

Interest rate cut for small business

New mentoring assistance available for micro-enterprises through Local Enterprise Offices

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell-O’Connor T.D., today (17th June) welcomed the news that Microfinance Ireland (or MFI), the not-for-profit Government Agency providing funded finance to micro-enterprises, is offering micro-businesses the opportunity to avail of a cut in its interest rates (down by 1%) from 1st July 2016.