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Cahir selected as Bank of Ireland ‘Enterprise Town’

Calling businesses and community to get involved!

DATE: Cahir has been selected as a Bank of Ireland ‘Enterprise Town'. The Bank has taken a three-pillar approach to this initiative, whereby the local Branch Manager, Peter Lambert is working closely with the business community, the wider sports and social community and the schools in the town. Various planned activities will take place over the weekend of Friday the 13th and Saturday the 14th May, the aim of which is to promote and drive momentum for SMEs in the locality, while showcasing all that the town has to offer.

Around 60 people from the local community attended the townhall event in Cahir House Hotel. Details of the Enterprise Town initiative were discussed at the meeting which will include a Business Expo which will take place on Friday the 13th May from 4pm to 7pm in Cahir House Hotel and a Sports and Community Expo which will take place on Saturday the 14th May from 10.00am to 1pm in Colaiste Dun Iascaigh . Both events are free to attend and are open to both customers and non-customers of Bank of Ireland.

Commenting on the initiative Peter Lambert Branch Manager, Bank of Ireland, Cahir said: “We are very excited to host the ‘Enterprise Town' initiative in Cahir. I am delighted to see the great level of support from the local community for the initiative and we are calling on businesses to get involved.

“The Enterprise Town initiative gives businesses the opportunity to promote what they have to offer. It takes a community to build a community and with the platform Enterprise Town provides, matched with the commitment shown from the people of the town, the Cahir Enterprise Town initiative promises to deliver a major boost to the local economy and community life. The event is a fantastic opportunity for Cahir and the surrounding areas”.

Businesses, clubs and societies interested in taking part in the events can register by emailing Peter Lambert on peter.lambert@boi.com or calling into the Cahir branch to speak to a member of staff.

Committee pictured L/R: Pat O'Donovan, Cllr Andy Moloney, Gary Morrison, Peter Lambert, Peter Creedon, David Walsh, Con Trass, Gareth Saunders, Noel O Donnell. Missing from the photo, Jennifer Maher