Author Archives: Karen Devine

Survive & Thrive: Now’s The Time To Fight For Your Business

Survive & Thrive: Now’s The Time To Fight For Your Business

COVID-19 is anything but “Business As Usual” for enterprise in Ireland. We faced into 2020 thinking that BREXIT was the biggest threat facing our economy. Little did we think it would soon be replaced by a life-threatening virus. This invisible virus has struck fear into people, government, business and our economy. Many businesses are fighting … Continued

COVID19: Supports for Business

COVID19: Supports for Business

As COVID-19 takes hold, supporting local business and jobs is now more important than ever. Government, both through the Dept. of Business, Enterprise and Innovation and the Dept. of Employment Affairs and Social Protection, along with Local Authorities, Enterprise Ireland and Local Enterprise Offices are all rallying to provide support to business. This week, Louth’s … Continued

Teamwork is the Key to Success!

Teamwork is the Key to Success!

It’s often said that entrepreneurship is a lonely pursuit. Well in Louth, it’s not! The winners of the Louth County Enterprise Awards were announced on Friday afternoon and 3 couples scooped each of the 3 awards. To top it all, the awards were created by husband and wife artists Declan Kelly and Els Boghart of … Continued

Making It Happen For Business In Louth!

Making It Happen For Business In Louth!

“March is fast approaching and so is Local Enterprise Week,” declared Cllr Liam Reilly, Cathaoirleach of Louth County Council. He was speaking at the launch of the programme of events for Local Enterprise Week 2020.  “Planned and managed by Louth County Council’s Local Enterprise Office, Local Enterprise Week takes place from Monday 2nd to Friday … Continued

Self-Care: The Toughest Goal To Achieve

Self-Care: The Toughest Goal To Achieve

It doesn’t seem that long ago that Prince was singing “tonight we’re gonna party like it’s 1999” but it was 1982, nearly 40 years ago. And if that doesn’t prove that time is flying, then nothing does! Now, in the blink of an eye, it’s 2020 and time to set goals and take action for … Continued

Ready for Brexit? Ah here …

Ready for Brexit? Ah here …

It’s hard to know where to start or what to do to get “ready for Brexit”. But the first practical thing you can do is book a free ticket for “The Practical Steps You Need to Take Now”, a free information event for SMEs in the north-east. Businesses in Louth and across the north-east are … Continued

Tough Competition!

Tough Competition!

It’s hard to believe the National Finals of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur are upon us once again. The team at WhiteLight Consulting are Project and Event Managers for this amazing annual competition hosted by the Dept. of Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Enterprise Ireland, Google and the 31 Local Enterprise Offices around the country. This week … Continued

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