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Blas na hEireann Awards 2011 - Deadline for Entry

The annual Blas na hEireann National Irish Food Awards celebrate and reward the very best of Irish produce, and the passionate, driven individuals behind it. With Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in more than 30 product categories, this years awards will also include 'Best Irish Artisan Company' Award amongst others. Held as part of the annual Dingle Peninsula Food & Wine Festival, the winners of…

InterTrade Ireland Industry Expert

Alpha Omega has just been appointed as an Industry Expert for InterTrade Ireland's new "Elevate" programme - InterTradeIreland's NEW sales development programme for Small Businesses. The Elevate programme will offer small companies the chance to apply for financial assistance of up to £10k/€11k to help them identify new cross-border markets/customers across the island and win new business. A maximum…

Mayo Alive Festival 2011 !

Mayo Alive 2011 is happening on the 19th of June from 12pm to 6pm in the Dublin City Council Amphitheatre and also across Fishamble Street at the junction of Cows Lane and West Essex street in Temple Bar. Mayo Alive Festival 2011 is all about bringing "the best of Mayo" to Irelands Capital for a day of celebration and promotion! The concept is that people who attend the event will have an opportunity…

Balmoral Show on this week!

Balmoral Show 11 May 2011 - 13 May 2011 The Balmoral Show is Ireland's largest Agri-food Show that entertains the entire family. The Show offers lots of attractions from Medieval Jousting to Cossack Trick Riding, Racing Bug to Height Wars and livestock competitions to sheep shearing to name but a few. Tickets on sale now!

FSAI dedicated page for new food start-ups

A dedicated area has recently been set up on our website,, on starting up a new food business. This is a valuable resource for anyone seeking information in relation to establishing a food venture. The new web page was set up in response to the notable increase over recent years in the number of calls from people wishing to set up a new food business in Ireland. For full story go to…

Market Yourself and Your Busines: FREE training!

Gateway Hotel, Swinford. Course runs over two evenings, 20th & 27th April. If you are interested in attending this course, please email Louise on or text 086 1706939

FUSION graduate wins gradireland award

A FUSION graduate student was announced as a winner at the annual gradireland awards for his work in designing, developing and bringing to market an orthopaedic device, which has been launched successfully in the US and 52 other countries worldwide. Dwain Tarmey, who is a graduate of the InterTradeIreland FUSION programme, joined Carrick-on-Shannon…

Innovation Breakfast Seminar May 4th Galway

8am Clayton Hotel, Ballybrit, Galway. InterTradeIreland is hosting a breakfast meeting to inform you of the support available to help companies who wish to develop new products or processes through our suite of INNOVATION programmes. We are particularly keen to make you aware of our FUSION programme. JFC Manufacturing, based in Tuam will shortly complete a successful FUSION project. Norman Black…

FREE training for small food producers in Mayo North East in April

06-Apr Grow your Business - Sales and Marketing, Foxford 9.30 - 4.30; 12-Apr IT for Small Food Producers, Venue to be confirmed, 9.30 - 4.30; 18-Apr Innovation and Product Development Techniques, Venue to be confirmed, 9.30 - 4.30; 19-Apr Social Media Marketing, Venue to be confirmed,9.30 - 4.30

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