Notes from September Network Meeting

28 members attended the Leitrim Business Network Meeting yesterday evening in The Standing Stone Hotel, Ballinamore. Our ‘home-grown hero’ interviewee was Sinead O’Connell from Carrig Brewing Co. Sinead shared about how she started the company that now employees 10 people plus 2 pubs and a third on the way.  Sinead also told us how resilience, being tenacious and hands on have been key to the companys success.           Carrig craft beer products are now available in Aldi here in Ireland, in private retail outlets and are also being sold in the UK and the US. Feedback from those who attended the meeting was very positive and we […]

Longford and Leitrim Women in Business Networking Event.

A great opportunity to hear from Inspirational Women in business on how they became a success, learn their top tips and secrets to success. An event that’s sure to leave you inspired, energised and motivated as well as enthusiastic to grow your network and drive your business to new levels of success. Book online here – ADM: €15 Agenda 10am – Registration Tea/Coffee 10.30 – Welcome 10.40 – Facilitated networking session 11.15 – “In conversation with” Norah Casey, Chairwoman, Harmonia Ltd. Anne Heraty, CEO, CPL Resources plc Suzanne Jackson, So Sue Me. MC & Chair – Carole Coleman 12.30 – Lunch 2pm – Close

September Network Meeting

The September Leitrim Business Network Meeting will take place on the 15th September next in The Standing Hotel, Ballinamore from 7pm to 8pm. Our special guest for the event is Sinead O’Connell from the successful Carrig Brewing Co. Network facilitator Johnny Beirne will have an open discussion with Sinead about her business, the importance of brand and the decision to move back home from Dublin.

2nd Network Meeting of 2016 – 19th May – The Lough Allen Hotel

The next Business Network Meeting will take place on Thursday 19th May in the Lough Allen Hotel, Drumshanbo from 7pm to 8pm. Admission is free. 7pm to 8pm – ‘Homegrown Hero’ Interview with local business woman and entrepreneur Jane Brady of Brady Insurance. Jane is a General Insurance Broker with substantial experience & expertise across all insurance types. Brady Insurance was established in September 1959 and is 57 years in business. They are leading commercial brokers with a number of specialty areas of business, including the wholesale division Eventinsure.ie for Events, leisure, sports, communi & the arts. In 2013 EVENTINSURE.IE launched to their broker network with an online fulfillment system which […]

March Network Meeting – Breifne Early delivers inspirational and entertaining keynote

At last evenings network meeting, Breifne Early delivered an inspirational and entertaining talk to 20 network members. Three years ago, Breifne, in his own words was depressed, lonely, very single, severely overweight, unhappy in work and having regular suicidal thoughts. He decided he needed to sort his life out. Taking inspiration from the iconic date (10-10-10) he picked ten individual challenges, publicly told all his friends, and then pursued each of them over the course of the next 13 months until (11-11-11) Those challenges included losing weight, travelling, learning live skills such as swimming and cooking, overcoming fear of performing in public, changing jobs, finding a partner, completing a series of […]

March Business Network & Expo Update

Network Keynote by Breifne Earley – pedaltheplanet.tv 10th March | Landmark Hotel | 7pm to 9pm | ADM. FREE Three years ago, Breifne, in his own words was depressed, lonely, very single, severely overweight, unhappy in work and having regular suicidal thoughts. He decided he needed to sort his life out. Taking inspiration from the iconic date (10-10-10) he picked ten individual challenges, publicly told all his friends, and then pursued each of them over the course of the next 13 months until (11-11-11) Those challenges included losing weight, travelling, learning live skills such as swimming and cooking, overcoming fear of performing in public, changing jobs, finding a partner, completing a […]