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Sinead Grehan Iridium HR

Business Briefing: Setting up a HR business in Laois, recent news and upcoming events

Laois Chamber CEO, Caroline Hofman, caught up with Laois Chamber member Sinéad Grehan, founder of Iridium HR based in Portlaoise.  When was Iridium HR established,...
Laois Business Awards

11 categories as new Laois Business Awards are officially launched

The new Laois Business Awards, organised by Laois Chamber, will take place at a black-tie event later this year. In all 11 category winners will...
Clonminam Business Park

Laois company purchases land from County Council for €400,000 in Portlaoise

A Laois company's proposal to purchase a site from Laois County Council for €396,400 was approved at a meeting recently. Oxley Electrical and Security Ltd...
Portlaoise Enterprise Park

Laois County Council agree to sell land for almost €1 million to Kildare company

Laois County Council has agreed to sell a parcel of land to a Kildare company for €966,000. The agreement was reached at this morning's monthly...
Soap Sisters

Business Briefing: Sisters open new store in Laois, latest supports and news from across...

Laois Chamber CEO Caroline Hofman caught up with Samantha Moloney Murphy, one half of S&S Soap Sisters. The business was founded during the pandemic in...
Ballykilcavan Award

Laois company named best small-to-medium sustainable business in Ireland at prestigious awards

There was great celebration at the Intercontinental Hotel in Dublin last night as Ballykilcavan Farm and Brewery won a huge accolade. It was named as...
NetSupport Managing Director Dave Devery

Laois IT company achieves third Business All-Star Accreditation award

Portlaoise based IT company NetSupport has achieved AIBF Business All-Star Accreditation for a third successive year. NetSupport take the stress and pain out of their...
Salutum Insights Enterprise Awards (1)

Laois company wins at prestigious National Enterprise Awards

Salutem Insights Limited were winners at this year’s National Enterprise Awards. The awards, which took place at the Mansion House in Dublin, are in their...
Salutem Insights Enterprise Awards Laois

Health, economic and market access company named winners at Laois Enterprise Awards

Salutem Insights Ltd is this year’s winner of the Laois Enterprise Award for 2022 and will now represent Laois at the 22nd National Enterprise...
Business Briefing Main (2)

Business Briefing: Gas Networks Ireland in Laois, latest supports and news from across the...

Laois Chamber CEO Caroline Hofman caught up with David Hanahoe, Growth Sales Manager at Gas Networks Ireland David explained more about the benefits of Compressed...
Credit Union General

Local Credit Unions ‘handcuffed because of overly strict legislation’ says Laois TD

Laois TD Brian Stanley has called on the government to remove the 'overly strict regulations' on Credit Unions to allow them to offer more...

Business Brief: An innovative digital marketing company, events to look forward to and latest...

Laois Chamber CEO Caroline Hofman caught up with Alastair Roe Strategic Director of VIMAR Digital Marketing. This is a Portlaoise-based digital marketing company catering for...

Laois Chamber shortlisted for two ‘Chamber of the Year’ Awards

Chambers Ireland has announced the shortlist for the 'Chamber of the Year' Awards. Laois Chamber has been shortlisted in two categories; Local Authority Collaboration for...
Andrew Murphy of Coopman Search and Selection

National ‘Emerging Award’ for adopted-Laois businessman’s financial recruitment company

An adopted Laois business owner has claimed a national award at a recent ceremony. Andrew Murphy, is the Director and Co-Founder of Coopman Search and...

Business Brief: A thriving graphic design company, events to look forward to and latest...

Laois Chamber CEO Caroline Hofman caught up with Helen Flynn and Katie Kindlon of Gló Design. This is a Laois-based Graphic Design company catering for...
Sean Fleming Credit Union

Sean Fleming: ‘Local Credit Union now more important than ever’

Laois-Offaly TD and Minister for State at the Department of Finance has said that the "Credit Union sector is one of our society’s most...
Joe Durkan, Programme Manager, Ursella Dunphy, METAC Training, Ciaran Byrne, Director of National Retrofit, SEAI

Laois METAC Training win award for ‘Best Services Provider’ at SEAI Energy Show

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland held the SEAI Energy Show for the first time in two years recently. The event showed the vibrancy of...
Nolan's Locksmiths Jack Nolan

Well-known Laois businessman celebrates 40 years of trading today

A well-known Laois businessman is celebrating 40 years of trading in the centre of Portlaoise. Jack Nolan opened a shoe repair shop on Railway Street...
Laois Jobs Fair main

In Pictures: Laois Jobs Fair returns to Portlaoise and proves a great success

Following a hiatus as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Laois Jobs Fair returned to the Midlands Park Hotel in Portlaoise on Tuesday...
Improved mobile signal for Three and Vodafone customers

Improved mobile phone signal comes to Laois following community outreach

Laois County Council and Cellnex have recently delivered new infrastructure to Vicarstown that will transform connectivity for consumers and businesses in the area. The new...
Laois Jobs Fair

Invite extended by Laois Chamber for Ukrainian refugees to attend Laois Jobs Fair

Laois Chamber are inviting Ukrainian refugees who have relocated to Laois and surrounding counties to visit the upcoming Laois Jobs Fair. This takes place tomorrow...

Business Brief: A successful accountancy firm, upcoming events and business supports currently available

Laois Chamber CEO Caroline Hofman caught up with Laois Chamber member, Donal Horgan, Managing Director of HFS Accountants and Customs. They have offices in Mountrath...
Leo Varadkar Greenfield Global

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar set to come to Laois on Friday for business visit and...

Tainaiste Leo Varadkar is set to come to Laois tomorrow, Friday April 8, to visit a local business and chair a virtual meeting. The Fine...
NCT Portlaoise

Portlaoise NCT centre has the highest first-attempt pass rate in Ireland

The NCT centre in Portlaoise has the highest first-attempt pass rate in the country. According to figures detailed in today's Irish Independent Portlaoise was the...
Laois Chamber Business Briefing

Business Briefing: Setting up a PR agency, upcoming events and business supports currently available

Laois Chamber CEO Caroline Hofman caught up with Laois Chamber member, Sally McEllistrim of Get it Across PR and Communications. Tell us a bit about Get It...
Bord na Mona Togher

Bord na Mona plant in Portlaoise set to reopen following agreement with international company

An agreement between Bord na Mona and an international company will see a plant in Portlaoise reopen. So says local Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley...
Portlaoise Vacant Property Scheme

New scheme launched to incentivise movement on vacant properties

Laois County Council and Laois Chamber officially launched the Vacant Commercial Property Incentive Scheme this week in Portlaoise. This scheme offers business owners who are...

Business Briefing: David Walsh-Kemmis on Ballykilcavan’s story so, Laois businesses do their part for...

Laois Chamber CEO Caroline Hofman caught up with Laois Chamber member, David Walsh-Kemmis, Founder and Managing Director, Ballykilcavan Brewing Company located near Stradbally. Tell us...
LEO International Women’s Day 02

In Pictures: International Women’s Day celebrated at Laois Local Enterprise lunch

Louise Phelan from Rathdowney has risen to the top of the corporate world and she was the special guest at this week's Women in...
Laois

Hugely successful Laois Jobs Fair set to return once again next month

Laois Chamber have announced that the Laois Jobs Fair is returning again in 2022 after a two year Covid-19 enforced break. The event will follow...