Small Business

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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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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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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Small company, big stage

Small company, big stage

Acutrace is a small company based in west Dublin that enables businesses to more precisely measure the energy they use and control the…
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