Minister English Visits The Mill Enterprise Hub

Minister of State for Business, Employment and Retail, Damien English TD visited The Mill on Tuesday, 28 September to view the facilities and engage with local businesses/ Millers. He met the new centre manager Ronan Whitty, and got to hear some excellent business presentations from startups such as Shane Monahan from Limor, Gary McAuslan from CGT … Continue reading “Minister English Visits The Mill Enterprise Hub”

DROGHEDA DIGITAL HUB GENERATES €3.75 MILLION AND SUPPORTS 78 NEW JOBS, ACCORDING TO A NEW ECONOMIC REPORT FROM VODAFONE IRELAND

Drogheda’s ‘The Mill’ digital hub is home to 33 businesses with net wages of €2M A study by economist Jim Power of Vodafone & SIRO’s national Gigabit Hub Initiative reveals that a digital hub in every county in Ireland could generate over 1,000 new businesses. Study shows creation of smart working opportunities in Ireland regions … Continue reading “DROGHEDA DIGITAL HUB GENERATES €3.75 MILLION AND SUPPORTS 78 NEW JOBS, ACCORDING TO A NEW ECONOMIC REPORT FROM VODAFONE IRELAND”

Building a Lean Startup

Date: Wednesday, 3rd February 2016 Time: 19:00 – 20:30 Admission Free: https://building-lean-startup.eventbrite.ie Have you built a product that someone wants? Launching a new enterprise—whether it’s a tech start-up, a small business, or an initiative within a large corporation—has always been a hit-or-miss proposition. According to the decades-old formula, you write a business plan, pitch it to … Continue reading “Building a Lean Startup”

A great talk on animation from Gary O’Neill

It was a pleasure to meet Gary O’Neill from Zink Films on Thursday, 11 June 2015, who gave us a few tips on how to create animation content, including: – Pre-visual storyboarding – Character design and animation – TV commercials development   We also got a sneak peak at their new project – a cartoon … Continue reading “A great talk on animation from Gary O’Neill”

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”

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”