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Business Loans: 7 steps to total business fitness

Business Loans: 7 steps to total business fitness

  Dave Mulqueen, from Marino, and James Swan, originally from Santry, opened ‘The Edge’ personal fitness studio in Clontarf, Dublin 3, in 2009. They now employ seven staff, have launched…
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Workbench: The strength of the bench

Workbench: The strength of the bench

Come in, sit down, launch a business… In 2015, we started inviting entrepreneurs to come into our branches, take a seat, and get to work on their business ideas. We provided the desk, the chair, free…
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‘I became a comedienne at 77’

‘I became a comedienne at 77’

Julie Kertesz at Montrose Workbench Bank of Ireland. Photo: Neil Cubley. You’re never too old to be too old Julie Kertesz believes everyone has a story to tell and…
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Enterprise Towns: Sealed with a fish

Enterprise Towns: Sealed with a fish

  Alan Hegarty had a bait business… In fact, he invented a new type of bait to place in nets to catch lobsters. His enterprise was going…
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A crash course in starting a business

A crash course in starting a business

Photo: Neil Cubley. Adrian Murphy has had a love of Irish since he was five years old when he began learning a few words from the locals on Inis…
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Startup awards 2017: Locks to lockers

Startup awards 2017: Locks to lockers

Louise Murphy at Pearse Station Dublin. Photo: Naoise Culhane.   Stephen and Louise Murphy are both keen cyclists. But, like many cyclists, every time they left their bikes…
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What to do when somebody else has the same brilliant business idea as you

What to do when somebody else has the same brilliant business idea as you

Intouch.com pictured in Dublin. Photo: Naoise Culhane. (sofa models’ own) Imagine that you come up with a great idea for a start-up. Eureka! You pitch the concept to…
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The tiny (shiny) van that could

The tiny (shiny) van that could

Dominic from Caffe Banba Banba’s Crown at Malin Head is as far as north as you can get on the island of Ireland. 40 miles north of Derry, 100…
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10 Business trends for 2017

10 Business trends for 2017

We’ve reviewed a wide range of the more credible sources to come up with our top 10 Trends for 2017. It’s not an exhaustive list of trends,…
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