6 key qualities that all enterprising Irish towns share

6 key qualities that all enterprising Irish towns share

The judges for the Bank of Ireland National Enterprising Town Awards 2017 visited 76 small towns across Ireland, this autumn, to listen, first-hand, to the fantastic work they are doing to develop and promote enterprise.
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Louise Cooney reveals how she got her dream job

Louise Cooney reveals how she got her dream job

'Looking back now it all makes sense.,' says fashion blogger Louise Cooney about her decision to do a Masters degree which ultimately led to her dream job.
Youth
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Up the Hill for Jack & Jill (& Tom & Catherine & John & Jack)

Up the Hill for Jack & Jill (& Tom & Catherine & John & Jack)

Read how Jack & Jill helped Catherine O’Leary's son Tom and all her family by providing vitally needed nursing care at home.
Charity
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Lean times at the ‘Leading Edge’

Lean times at the ‘Leading Edge’

Pat Ryan worked with Leading Edge to introduce Lean techniques to his dairy farm saving time and money.
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The joiner from Athenry who became a master craftsman

The joiner from Athenry who became a master craftsman

Self-taught craftsman Daniel Gill showed his stunning fine furniture at the Enterprise Town in Athenry this May. “The pieces I want to make,” he says, “are copies of old antiques but given a contemporary twist...”
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Positive Ageing Week 2017: Bernard’s story

Positive Ageing Week 2017: Bernard’s story

For Bank of Ireland Positive Ageing Week, read how Age Action training led ex-RAF pilot Bernard (94) to research his Masters on the 1913 Lockout online.
Charity
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How Junk Kouture helped launch two very different careers

How Junk Kouture helped launch two very different careers

Luke McEvoy and Luke Norton have separately designed five Bank of Ireland Junk Kouture outfits but they are now on very different career paths.
Youth
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The joy of shopping

The joy of shopping

Karen knows how to shop. In fact, she's something of a shopping hotshot not in a reckless 'splash the cash' way but in an everyday discounts and savings way. Her Real Rewards come in handy.
Personal finance
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Taste of Dublin: Mama Nagi

Taste of Dublin: Mama Nagi

Mindi Keane, one of the winners of our Taste of Dublin competition and the owner and creative force behind Mama Nagi’s Indian chilli pastes, was born in Uganda and now lives in Knocklyon in Dublin.
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