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oonagheats.com blog nominated for Blog Awards Ireland 2012!

blog_awards_largeI'm very excited to have been nominated in the Best Newcomer Category in Blog Awards Ireland 2012! The awards will bring together the Irish online…


Recruitment is currently underway for the iFactory programme

Recruitment is currently underway for this programme (for which I happen to be a Mentor!) which provides a suite of one-to-one Innovation and Mentoring supports targeted at small businesses throughout Leitrim, Sligo, Donegal and N. Ireland. If you think that there are clients which require innovative support/advice in generic areas such as Marketing, Finance, HR etc. or if they need access to specific…


Robert Boyle Summer School 2012

You might be interested in this initiative to celebrate Ireland's greatest scientist Robert Boyle this summer at his birthplace in the beautiful heritage town of Lismore. Robert Boyle was one of the greatest figures of the 17th Century but is little known today although his name is remembered in Boyle's Law. If you want to learn more about Boyle and why he is "perhaps the most important Irishman in…


Quality Training for Food Companies Selling in the UK

Group Learner Ltd. is based in Co. Donegal and provides a compliance training system for the Food industry. They have just signed an exclusive agreement with the UK's Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) that fully Accredits and Endorses their Food training platform. What this means is that all their customers are now meeting the required compliance level as set out but CIEH - the leading…


Irish Food Awards call for entries!

We are delighted to announce the 5th annual Blas na hEireann, Irish Food Awards. These national Awards are the recognised benchmark for the best quality Irish food products and winning an Award and using the Blas logo will help you market your products to a wider audience. Quite simply it is a symbol that you can trust when shopping for excellent food and drink at your local retailer. Entry forms…


Oonagh Eats - my new food blog at oonagheats.com for all about what's happening in the food world!

I love my grub! Anything to do with cooking, eating, talking about, looking at, watching, learning, producers, markets, you name it, makes me happy. And to balance this, I walk the roads of Leitrim with Rex to work off the calories. Its not easy½.but someone has to do it! Holidays, travel and day to day generally have food as a central consideration. Questions such as: where is there to eat around…


FUSION Phase 4 funding increase announced!

Phase 4 of FUSION has been launched with a revised funding package, commencing with submissions received from June 2012 onwards. Details are attached - the main changes are that projects can be either 12 or 18 months duration. Also, the Sterling exchange rate has been amended, increasing the grant for companies based in the Republic of Ireland as a result. Anyone interested should contact me directly…


Upping your Game - Meet the Buyer events

InterTradeIreland with its partner organisations are holding a series of Meet the Buyer events on : 29 May , Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone 27 September, Glenavon Hotel, Cookstown 8 November, New Park Hotel, Kilkenny The events start at 8.30am for registration and are FREE to attend. Throughout each of these events, there will be a number of opportunities…


So Sligo Food Festival 2012 taking market stall bookings!

I'm pleased to tell you that the details and prices for the So Sligo Food Festival 2012 have been finalised and we are open to stallholders who wish to reserve their space. The booking form is available on our website www.sosligo.com by clicking the link at the end of the home page. Prices start at €150 per spot for the weekend.…


Food Industry Awards 2012 Call for Entrants

Are you at the top of your game ? Click here for details!


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