IgnYte is back! An opportunity for young 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 … Continue reading “IgnYte is back! An opportunity for young unemployed people to explore self-employment”

Louth Team is successful at Croke Park!

It’s not everyday that a Louth Team has success in Croke Park! Well the last week of May 2015 saw a very successful outcome for The Mill’s 2nd IgnYte programme participants. Maria McCabe & Mary Aylward gave a very moving explanation of how the recently developed Access App came about & how it is likely … Continue reading “Louth Team is successful at Croke Park!”

The final push to get the App up and running

Yesterday marked a significant milestone in the short history of the Accessibility App. A meeting was held with the Head of IT at the Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA). He was very impressed with the App. I am now confident that the App will, in the near future, be endorsed by the IWA for use throughout Ireland. … Continue reading “The final push to get the App up and running”

Huge progress on the wheelchair access app

On the 7th of May we all met in the Mill for the first viewing of the Wheelchair Access App. There are a total of 90 Drogheda Destinations now listed as Wheelchair accessible. These covered 10 Categories. It was decided to add ‘Parking’ & ‘Toilets’ as additional Categories in their own right. Everyone was delighted with … Continue reading “Huge progress on the wheelchair access app”

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”

IgnYte 2 Officially Launched by Tánaiste Joan Burton

A nice piece in the Drogheda Independent newspaper on 28th January, highlighting a visit from the Tánaiste Joan Burton and local TD Ged Nash to The Mill! With the official launch of the programme, applications for Ignyte 2 are now accepted on our dedicated page. Over a 12 week period you will explore many different ideas for … Continue reading “IgnYte 2 Officially Launched by Tánaiste Joan Burton”

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”

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”