Waterford’s Cathal takes top national student enterprise award

Jonathan Earl, B2B Communications, Jacqui Gaule and Ciaran Cullen, Waterford City Enterprise Board collecting National Student Enterprise Award on behalf of Cathal Daly 16 year old Cathal Daly, a transition year student at De la Salle College, Waterford, was announced as Senior Winner of the 12th Annual City and County Enterprise Boards Student Enterprise Awards … Continued

Scandinavian students enjoy an enterprising visit to Waterford City

From March 24th to 27th 40 Norwegian and Swedish students and 5 teachers visited Waterford City on the invitation of Ciaran Cullen CEO (Acting), Waterford City Enterprise board. The students are studying a 3-year entrepreneurship program, this is the student’s 3rd and last year and the Irish visit is the highlight of their year. A … Continued

Enterprise Board keeps it in the Family

‘Keeping it in the family’ was a half day series of workshops and lectures organised by Waterford City Enterprise Board on the topic of succession planning for family businesses in Waterford City. The morning opened with Bertie Rogers, Chairman of Waterford City Enterprise Board, welcoming the group and emphasising the importance of succession planning in … Continued

Bakers use their loaf and prove they have what it takes to succeed!

M and D Bakery, the well known third generation family bakery was announced as the overall winner of the Waterford City Enterprise Awards and will go on to represent Waterford at the National Enterprise Awards which take place in Dublin Castle in November. Founded by brothers Dermot and Michael Walsh, the bakery supplies a selection … Continued

Keep Calm and have a cuppa!

The Tea Assembly offers the people of Waterford and surrounds the ultimate tea shop experience as it serves over fifty types of tea, blends teas on site and holds tea master classes in its city centre locale. Since Isabella Melvey opened the Michael Street doors of Waterford’s first dedicated tea shop in March she has … Continued

Button and Co. has the last four years sewn up!

Button and Co., which creates unique and innovative jewellery collections, celebrates its fourth birthday this month. The business, which was started by Waterford goldsmith Elaine Sarah Comerford, has had an eventful four years; won many awards, received numerous glowing citations from the craft world and has even been backed by a Dragon. According to Elaine … Continued

Taste Waterford takes to the streets of Waterford

A new culinary collaboration was recently launched by two of Waterford’s most renowned restaurants.  “Taste Waterford” sees Bodega and La Boheme restaurants combine their passion for good food, fresh local produce and Waterford heritage.  Taking place every Wednesday, the evening consists of a three course meal in one restaurant, a guided tour through Waterford city … Continued

Waterford artists take flight!

Waterford City Enterprise Board and Waterford Adult Education Centre (WAEC) recently launched “First Flight”, an enterprise programme which assists small craft start-ups. Based in the Kite Design Studio, in the heart of Waterford’s Viking Triangle, First Flight is already working with the first group of students, providing them with workspace, mentoring assistance and practical business … Continued

Waterford City and County Enterprise Boards host Microfinance seminar

Lorna Coleman, Microfinance Ireland and Ciaran Cullen, WCEB Over forty entrepreneurs from Waterford City and County received top business tips and advice at a lunchtime event last Wednesday April 24th at the Ramada Viking Hotel.  Hosted by Waterford City and County Enterprise Boards the seminar focused on loans to small businesses which have been refused … Continued