IgnYte participates in exciting new Young Social Innovators project

The participants on the current IgnYte Programme at the Mill  are engaged in a real live social innovation project. Following a Workshop organised by YSI & a review of several options- the IgnYte group selected the Design of an App showing wheelchair accessability as a worthwhile project. Support has been secured from the local Irish … Continue reading “IgnYte participates in exciting new Young Social Innovators project”

Refresh Boyne is bringing Eamon Leonard to The Mill!

The Mill is delighted to partner with Refresh Boyne to bring Eamon Leonard to Drogheda! About 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 … Continue reading “Refresh Boyne is bringing Eamon Leonard to The Mill!”


IgnYte – the amazing Youth Enterprise Development Programme run by the Mill will commence on Wednesday 12th November. Places strictly limited – so get your application in asap! Further details & application form available at www.themilldrogheda.ie     [ssba]

Some Mid-Way Reflections

We are now half way through the 6 week Workshop stage. Time has flown. Participants were asked last week to reflect on IgnYte. The following are some of their comments: ‘Friendly atmosphere in which to learn’ ‘Open space in which to share creative ideas’ ‘Great experience to learn from others’  ‘Fun uplifting & inspiring’   … Continue reading “Some Mid-Way Reflections”

The Journey Begins

On Monday the 29th of September the first edition of IgnYte began. Shane, Paul & Stephanie from Development Perspectives (DP) were early arrivals in the Mill to greet Mary, Meggan, Sophia & Lyndsey. Jamie & Christina would join the group later that week. Naturally all of the participants were nervous as they were unsure of … Continue reading “The Journey Begins”


FoodTech@TheMill: 6 evenings of guest lectures and networking for SMEs from the North-East region supplying IT, Environmental and Value-added Services to the Agri-Food sector Ireland, and the Boyne Region in particular, has a proud agricultural tradition and has developed a strong cluster of Agri-Food companies in the region. Globally, there’s unprecedented competition for food due … Continue reading “FoodTech@TheMill”

IgnYte (Innovative Gender Neutral Youth Targeted Entrepreneurship) Programme

IgnYte: Preparing our young, mainly un-employed citizens for a better life through self-employment, self-empowerment & self-reliance Introduction: The Mill is Drogheda’s new Enterprise Hub. Through its various programs & activities it aims to support Enterprise & Innovation at all levels in the South Louth, East Meath & Drogheda area. A Hub is like a wheel … Continue reading “IgnYte (Innovative Gender Neutral Youth Targeted Entrepreneurship) Programme”

The IgnYte Programme

IgnYte is an Opportunity for Young (16-30) Unemployed People to Explore Self-Employment Aim: To provide the opportunity & environment for young unemployed people to explore self-employment as an alternative to a life of unemployment. IgnYte will recruit motivated individuals who have an interest in setting up a new enterprise (social or for-profit, part-time or full-time) … Continue reading “The IgnYte Programme”