Busines to Arts CSR Programme

Business to Arts have recently announced a match funding CSR programme for businesses with our Artist-in-Residence (AR) Programme under the Creative Ireland Programme’s National Creativity Fund.   During the year-long funding pilot, we are planning to establish 3 Artist-in-Residence (AR) Programmes in regional areas, working with businesses and local community organisations to promote staff engagement,…

Work Based Learning Accelerator

Do you employ Apprentices? Would you like to contribute to how the relationship between the employers and the Education sector are improved? Deirdre Dowling, Career Coach, is running a couple of Focus Group meetings to understand the following: Challenges of taking on Apprentices Internal responsibilities and Processes Relationship with the Vocational Educational Training college that you…

New Frontiers Programme 2019

The Institute of Technology Carlow in collaboration with Waterford Institute of Technology and Enterprise Ireland is currently recruiting for its 2019 New Frontiers Programme for Entrepreneurs.   The intensive training and support programme provides desk space, mentoring, business master classes, networking plus €15,000 in financial support to accelerate business start-ups.   New Frontiers is scheduled…

County Kildare Chamber is urging that people shop local this Christmas, more so than in previous years.

Allan Shine, CEO of the Chamber says, “2018 has been a tough year for retail with retailers closing their doors back in February/March during the snow storms and the extreme drought conditions we experienced in the summer hampered summer sales. Online shopping spends continues to increase month on month and retailers continue to fight back…

Fintan O’ Toole on his new book, Heroic Failure: Brexit and the Politics of Pain

On Thursday, 6 December, the Maynooth Centre for European and Eurasian Studies will host a conversation between John O’Brennan, Director, and Fintan O’Toole (The Irish Times).  Fintan’s new book on Brexit has just been published.   Title:   “Fintan O’ Toole on his new book, Heroic Failure: Brexit and the Politics of Pain”   Where and When: Thursday…

Maureen Bergin re-elected as President of County Kildare Chamber

County Kildare Chamber held their Annual General Meeting on Monday evening, 19th November.  Maureen Bergin was re- elected President of the Chamber.  Speaking today  ( Friday 30th November), Maureen,  Community and Business Relations Director with Kildare Village said, “I am looking forward to my second year as President.  The Chamber continues to grow in strength…