Cllr Fergarl Browne Speaking
4 July 2024

Carlow’s Third Annual Powerhouse Picnic Ignites Professional Networking and Growth

The third annual Powerhouse Picnic, organised by Carlow County Council’s Local Enterprise Office in collaboration with Network Ireland Carlow, was held at the Woodford Dolmen Hotel, Carlow with TV Presenter Lucy Kennedy as Master of Ceremonies. This event, attracted over 120 professionals from diverse industries, offering a unique opportunity for networking, learning, and growth.

Group Photo Bucharest
3 July 2024

Irish Stakeholders Attend Interregional Workshop in Bucharest

Irish stakeholders from Carlow County Council and South East Technological University (SETU) attended the 3rd Stakeholders Group Meeting, held on June 18-19, 2024, in Bucharest. This meeting marked a significant milestone in fostering collaboration among project partners and regional and interregional stakeholders. The event, hosted by the Bucharest-Ilfov Regional Development Agency (ADRBI), brought together key players from various sectors to discuss and promote innovative solutions for enhancing SME competitiveness and sustainable development.

Melissa Doyle Speaking Microphone
27 June 2024

‘Ireland’s Creative Expo’ - One of the country’s largest international trade shows returns to RDS Dublin 19th to 21st January 2025

The Local Enterprise Showcase is set to return to the RDS in Dublin from January 19th to 21st, 2025. The event is expected to draw buyers from over 2,760 retailers worldwide, including Ireland, the UK, USA, Mainland Europe, and the Far East, generating significant sales orders for the upcoming year. Presented by Design & Crafts Council Ireland and supported by Enterprise Ireland and Local Enterprise Offices nationwide, the Showcase will feature over 400 Irish brands, including emerging businesses backed by their Local Enterprise Offices.

Staff holding posters
13 June 2024

Council Hosts – Green for Business Clinics to support County Carlow SME’s access sustainability supports.

In today’s rapidly changing business environment, the importance of sustainability is more evident than ever. As a business owner, adopting sustainable practices can revolutionise your operations, resulting in improved efficiencies and significant cost savings. To facilitate this transition, the Local Enterprise Office in Carlow County Council is offering Green for Business Clinics to help County Carlow SMEs access various support mechanisms

Offshore wind farm
13 June 2024

Transboundary Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Public Consultation – Mona Offshore Wind Project, located in the Irish Sea approximately 28.2km from the Anglesey coastline

In accordance with the provisions of the 1991 United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (“the Espoo Convention”), the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage received notification from the UK Planning Inspectorate (“PINS”) in relation to a development consent application (“the planning application”) by Mona Offshore Wind Limited. Mona Offshore Wind Project is a project comprised of (but not limited to) an offshore wind farm array located approximately 28.2km from the Anglesey coastline in the Irish Sea, offshore transmission infrastructure extending to landfall on the north coast of Wales; and an onshore transmission infrastructure extending from landfall to the onshore National Grid substation at Bodelwyddan.