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Are you interested in identifying, targeting and exploiting new sales opportunities in Northern Ireland?
The Local Enterprise Office Kildare is holding a Workshop on Thursday 25th September from 3pm to 5pm in their offices in Áras Chill Dara, Naas to show you how to explore, target and exploit real sales opportunities in Northern Ireland. There is no charge.
The workshop is aimed at owner-managers of SMEs and micro enterprises who manufacture or provide tradable services.

With a population of 1.75 million people, Northern Ireland is a small but attractive market for many Irish businesses. Last year, over Euro 1.1 billion of products and services were sold by Irish businesses to customers in Northern Ireland
The workshop will be highly practical and will seek to provide you with both the knowledge and the confidence to target new sales opportunities in Northern Ireland.

For further information or to register for the workshop please contact 045 980538 or email

Support for small businesses in Kildare

 The Local Enterprise Office Kildare is delighted to be part of a new initiative to support small Irish businesses to enhance their online trading presence.  Vouchers to the value of €2,500 are available for the development or upgrade of an e-commerce website such as implementing online payments or booking systems.  Other uses include purchase of internet related software, online advertising, development of an app, implementation of a digital marketing strategy and more.

The vouchers are targeted at businesses that have a limited online trading presence, less than 10 employees, turnover less than €2million and applicants must be trading for a minimum of 12 months.

“We are organising information briefings to assist people on how to apply”, said Mary Foley of the Kildare Local Enterprise Office.  “Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.  There is no charge for attending.  The next briefings are on 11th September.  Book on line at or phone 045 980838, said Mary.

“This is a great opportunity to avail of funding and we would love to see as many people as possible benefit from it.”