Local female entrepreneurs of ‘M1 / Boyne Valley Female Illuminate’ Programme pitching for Success

On March 13th, participants of the second “Illuminate” Female Entrepreneurship Programme run by The Mill Enterprise Hub and DCU Ryan Academy, pitched their businesses to a panel of judges from Enterprise Ireland, Meath LEO, and AIB. The Illuminate programme was created by The Mill Enterprise Hub, with assistance from DKIT and DCU, to empower early … Continue reading “Local female entrepreneurs of ‘M1 / Boyne Valley Female Illuminate’ Programme pitching for Success”

‘Starting a podcast’ with Brian Connolly

On Monday, 21st March 2016, Brian Connolly, the producer of one of the leading podcast series in Ireland – An Irishman Abroad, gave an enjoyable talk as part of the Refresh Boyne series of events on how to start your own podcast. He shared some tips on: – Recording and editing a podcast – Deciding on … Continue reading “‘Starting a podcast’ with Brian Connolly”

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”

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…”

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”

The Mill, Drogheda’s Enterprise Hub, opened by panel of local entrepreneurs

The Mill, Drogheda’s new Enterprise Hub, was officially opened by the Mayor of Drogheda, Councillor Richie Culhane on Tuesday, May 20th. The Enterprise Hub has been named ‘The Mill’ in recognition of Drogheda’s proud commercial and industrial heritage dating back to the early 1800s. The opening of The Mill is a positive declaration of Drogheda’s … Continue reading “The Mill, Drogheda’s Enterprise Hub, opened by panel of local entrepreneurs”

Minister Brian Hayes TD launches Paycheck Plus Manchester office

Paycheck Plus, the multi-award winning Irish payroll outsource provider for national, UK and international clients, has opened a branch in Manchester, adding to the company’s existing presence in Ireland and the UK. The new Manchester office was officially opened by Brian Hayes TD, Minister of State for Public Service Reform and the Office of Public … Continue reading “Minister Brian Hayes TD launches Paycheck Plus Manchester office”

So You Want to Start a Business…?

So You Want to Start a Business…? 10am on Tuesday 8th April at the Westcourt Hotel, Drogheda People start businesses for many different reasons – because of their desire to be their own boss, unemployment, by accident or for no particular reason at all. For many, the choice of business type is obvious because of … Continue reading “So You Want to Start a Business…?”

Drogheda Young Innovators Workshop at The Mill

Well done to all the Drogheda students who entered the Drogheda Young Innovators Competition.  We got a great response and some excellent innovative ideas.  We are holding a workshop for all students who entered and any students interested in innovation on Saturday 25 January here at The Mill. We will be announcing a shortlist of … Continue reading “Drogheda Young Innovators Workshop at The Mill”