Michael Tunney is Head of Enterprise in the Local Enterprise Office at Donegal County Council having previously been the Chief Executive Officer of the Donegal County Enterprise Board since 1996. H…e has almost thirty years of experience in working with small and micro businesses having worked with the Leitrim County Enterprise Board, Shannon Development in North Kerry and local authorities in Dundalk and Donegal.
The Local Enterprise Office is the principal support agency for the promotion of entrepreneurship and for the provision of supports to small and micro enterprises in Donegal. The Local Enterprise Office provides a suite of programmes and supports as well as having targets sector initiatives. http://www/localenterprise.ie/donegal
Louise Brogan, Enterprise Co-ordinator, DLDC “DLDC work with unemployed people who are interested in becoming self-employed. We administer the Back to Work Enterprise Allowance Scheme (BTWEA) & Short Term Enterprise Allowance Scheme (STEA) for the Department of Social Protection (DSP).
We provide one to one advice and support to the unemployed. We run Start Your Own Business Training for all unemployed people expressing an interest in self-employment. We help the approved client’s access grants from the DSP. We will discuss the supports available in more depth at the Enterprise Information Morning”. – Louise Brogan
John Bowe, Regional Business Banking Manager, AIB. “At AIB, we know that for any business to succeed it needs to be brave. So we’re Backing Brave – with a programme of initiatives specifically for Small Businesses and Farmers, including fast answers on finance up to €30,000, funds for agriculture and exporting, extended phone hours and more. We also offer a Business Start up package combining practical solutions with guidance. We will discuss these initiatives and supports in more detail at the Enterprise Information Morning in The BASE on the 4th of February. You can find out more at https://business.aib.ie/, talk to an SME Specialist in any branch or call our SME Desk on 1890 47 88 33 from 8am to 9pm, Monday to Friday, and 9am to 6pm on Saturdays”. – John Bowe, AIB.
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