Innovate Drogheda – Engineering

The final talk took place on Tuesday November 25th and focused on the engineering industry of the town. Dan Mullan from the Millmount Museum spoke on Grendon’s Foundry and Stuart Carolan of Cisco Engineering Ltd on their story of building an engineering business in Drogheda. Grendon’s Foundry once employed 600 people at Drogheda Docks which … Continue reading “Innovate Drogheda – Engineering”

Innovate Drogheda – Printing

On November 13th, Dr Conor MacCormack of Mcor Technologies visited The Mill Drogheda Enterprise Centre to talk about the company and the future of 3D printing. Frank Gallagher, the Drogheda Historian, joined Dr. MacCormack at the event to talk about Drogheda’s rich past in relation to the printing sector. Drogheda has a strong tradition of printing … Continue reading “Innovate Drogheda – Printing”

Innovate Drogheda – Food

On 16th of October, Andrew Workman of Dunany Flour spoke on the development of the company and the types of grain he grows on the farm, while Liam Reilly from the Drogheda Millmount Museum highlighted the “McCann’s Irish Oatmeal” establishment history at Beamond.       [ssba]

Innovate Drogheda – Brewing/Distilling

The first event, which focused on the Brewing/Distilling industry, took place on 2nd of October. The evening started with a short talk given by Brendan Matthews, a local historian, who paid particular attention to the history of the Cairnes Brewery. Geoff Fitzpatrick, the founder of the “Jack Cody Brewery” in Drogheda, presented his new business … Continue reading “Innovate Drogheda – Brewing/Distilling”

Join us for ‘Innovate Drogheda’ events…

What is ‘Innovate Drogheda’? A series of 4 events celebrating Drogheda’s Industrial & Entrepreneurial past with its present and future entrepreneurs. The events will cover the Brewing/Distilling, Engineering, Food and Printing sectors. The Mill Enterprise Hub is partnering with Drogheda Millmount Museum to deliver the seminars. Why ‘Innovate Drogheda’? Drogheda has been producing entrepreneurs for … Continue reading “Join us for ‘Innovate Drogheda’ events…”