Wednesday April 1, 2020

Entrepreneurship: Come northwest along the road

Sligo-based entrepreneurs are making light of the grim economic conditions to score a number of notable successes. Dave Boland reports.

26th February, 2012
At the graduation ceremony of Good4U from the IT Sligo Innovation Centre were, from left: Carole Brenan, Enterprise Ireland; Niall McEvoy, head of innovation IT Sligo; Bernie Bulter, chief executive Good4U; Paul Butler, chief operating officer Good4U; Laura Butler, marketing director, Good4U; and Stephen Walshe, Sligo Enterprise Board.

There are few people outside Sligo who would consider this picturesque corner of Ireland to be the centre of the business universe. But at the Institute of Technology Sligo, there is a spirit of enterprise that acts as a magnet and an inspiration - a magnet which is drawing to it the best of entrepreneurship in the local and international universe, and an inspiration to anyone living in the region who is forced by geography...

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