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Bank of Ireland welcomes Enterprise Town to Dun Laoghaire Special Guests include:...

Fri Sep 30, 2016

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Bank of Ireland welcomes Enterprise Town to Dun Laoghaire

Special Guests include:

Enterprise Community

Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D.

Entrepreneur Gavin Duffy

Broadcaster Vincent Brown

Olympian Saskia Tidey

 

Enterprise Town will be coming to Dun Laoghaire on Friday the 30th of September from 4.30pm-7pm and Saturday the 1st of October from 1pm-4pm at the DLR LexIcon Library, Dun Laoghaire. Over the two days Enterprise Town will feature a Business, Community and Sports Expo as well as plenty of family friendly activities.

The Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town event has been organised by the Bank in partnership with the Dun Laoghaire Business Improvement District (BID), the Dun Laoghaire/ Rathdown Chamber of Commerce and the Local Enterprise Office along with many local businesses and community groups. The initiative aims to promote enterprise and drive business momentum for local businesses and the wider sports and social community in Dun Laoghaire by connecting with the communities in these areas to showcase what the area has to offer. Events are free to attend for all the family and are open to both customers and non-customers of Bank of Ireland.

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D., will launch Enterprise Town on Friday 30th September.  The Business & Community expo will feature over 80 exhibitors who will be showcasing their products and services. Guest speakers include entrepreneur Gavin Duffy and Therese Langan Smart Cities expert from DLRCOCO.

On Saturday, activities include art, dance and music performances from organizations such as the Dun Laoghaire School of Music and local dance schools. There will also be a sports panel discussion led by Vincent Brown with Saskia Tidey and Cian Cowley.  A charity gym bike cycle is also planned in aid of the National Rehab Hospital along with an outdoor farmers market.

Speaking about Enterprise Town, local Bank of Ireland Branch Manager Karen Cunningham commented; “We are delighted to welcome Enterprise Town to Dun Laoghaire. The local community have embraced this initiative wholeheartedly and working together, we have organised a very exciting programme of activity. 

“The event will be free to attend and is open to all. It is a fantastic opportunity for the community to see the level of enterprise here in Dun Laoghaire. I would encourage local businesses and the wider community to engage with this initiative and enjoy the exciting programme of activities schedule.

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank all those involved in helping to organise and exhibit at this event from the Enterprise Town Committee,” concluded Karen Cunningham, Branch Manager, Bank of Ireland Dun Laoghaire. 

 

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