Young Entrepreneurs Excel in Kerry Student Enterprise Awards

Young Entrepreneurs Excel in Kerry Student Enterprise Awards

The finals of the Kerry County Council annual Student Enterprise Awards was held on Friday in the Institute of Technology, Tralee. Outstanding participation levels saw 24 mini-businesses being set up by over 120 second level school students involved in the competition. The competition promotes business idea development, structure, sourcing of finance, marketing/sales and the presentation…

Pres Girls Win All-Ireland Entrepreuner Titles with Complete Camán

Pres Girls Win All-Ireland Entrepreuner Titles with Complete Camán

On Wednesday of last week five first year girls from Presentation Castleisland headed for Croke Park for the National Student Enterprise Awards Final. The were accompanied by their business teacher and mentor, Pierce Dargan and their hopes and dreams for the long day ahead. It was an early start leaving Kerry at 4.45am via bus…

Pres Castleisland Entrepreneurs on Countdown to National Finals

Pres Castleisland Entrepreneurs on Countdown to National Finals

Some 23,600 students from 480 Irish secondary schools take part in the Student Enterprise Programme through the Local Enterprise Offices every year, bringing the world of business into the classroom. Individuals and teams of the county’s most enterprising teenagers are counting down to the national finals on Wednesday, May 2nd in Croke Park. 77 Finalists…