On Wednesday, January 21st, The Mill hosted the first event of 2015, with Eamon Leonard being the guest speaker for the night.
Eamon shared a few tips on how to gain self-confidence and how stepping outside of your comfort zone can help you succeed at work.

Refresh Boyne - Eamon Leonard


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The Mill is delighted to partner with Refresh Boyne to bring Eamon Leonard to Drogheda!

Eamon LeonardAbout Eamon

Eamon Leonard is a founder, an advisor to start-ups, an angel investor and a tech community organiser. Based in Ireland, he sold his company, Orchestra (a Platform-as-a-Service), to Engine Yard Inc., in 2011. There, he held the roles of VP Engineering and VP Developer Relations until August 2014. He is currently in the process of founding a distillery and will continue to invest in start-up teams, products and opportunities.

About Refresh Boyne

Refresh Boyne is a community of designers and developers working to refresh the creative, technical, and professional culture of the New Media industry in the Boyne region.

Refresh Boyne hold events that promote design, technology, usability and standards and is part of and inspired by the Refreshing Cities movement.

Refresh Boyne LogoDetails & Booking

Date: Wednesday 21st January

Time: 7:30pm

Location: The Mill – Drogheda’s Enterprise Hub

Cost: Free – Booking is Essential

Find out more & Book on Refresh Boyne

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Refresh Boyne, the local community of designers and developers working to refresh the creative, technical, and professional culture of the new media industry in the Boyne region, had their Summer BBQ Night in Brú Bar & Bistro on August 27.

The Mill is actively supporting Refresh Boyne and has hosted a number of Refresh Boyne events over the past six months.

Refresh Boyne BBQ 27.08.14 Sean Downey, Ian Harris, Agnieszka Walsh
Sean Downey, Ian Harris & Agnieszka Walsh
Refresh Boyne BBQ 27.08.14 Bartek Czerwinski
Bartek Czerwinski














There was a great crowd at Brú, and attendees heard presentations from:

  • Ian Harris – Developer Evangelist at Golgi
  • Fiona Ashe – Flasheforward Communications
  • Barry James – Analytics Manager with Bord Gais Energy
  • Julie Cullen – Young Advisor to Neelie Kroes, VP of the European Commission
  • Brendan Murray – IBM and CoderDojo Mentor
  • Bartek Czerwinski – CPO/Founder at VBOT

The BBQ was sponsored by Honeycomb – Creative Works, Golgi and MOR Solutions.

All Refresh Boyne events are informal and social, where you have an opportunity to listen to fantastic speakers, and exchange ideas with attendees.

Go to www.refreshboyne.org to stay informed of future Refresh Boyne events.

Refresh Boyne BBQ 27.08.14 Brú Crowd

The Mill has partnered with the local creative & technical networking group, Refresh Boyne, www.refreshboyne.org, over the past six months, to deliver a range of topical seminars on technology, creativity, and usability within the Digital sector. They’re hosting a BBQ Night in Brú Bar and Bistro, Drogheda, on Wednesday 27th August from 6:30-9:30pm which will be a fantastic occasion to hear great talks, whilst enjoying a complimentary beer and snack (courtesy of Honeycomb – Creative Works).

They have some amazing speakers including:

  • Refresh Boyne logoEamon Leonard – Engine Yard (www.engineyard.com)
  • Brendan Murray – IBM and CoderDojo Mentor
  • Julie Cullen – Irish Young Ambassador to EU Digital Commission
  • Barry James – Bord Gais Energy
  • Plus pop-up speakers – for anyone interested just sign up on the night!

It promises to be a great night, with topics on Start-ups, Web Technologies, The Internet of Things and UX Design – so something for everyone that is interested in Digital. Refresh Boyne welcomes new attendees – The talks will be varied and should be of interest to Designers, Developers, and anyone interested in the Web/Tech industries. The event is informal and social so not only will you get to listen to fantastic speakers you will get to mingle and exchange ideas with them.

The BBQ Night is sponsored by Honeycomb – Creative Works (thehoneycomb.net) and co-organised by The Mill.

Find out more and book here (Tickets are FREE but must be reserved).
If you can’t make it, please forward to a friend or follow @RefreshBoyne on Twitter and RT!