Kerry Month Of Enterprise Launched

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The launch of Kerry Month Of Enterprise at Kerry County Council.

THE annual Kerry Month of Enterprise has been officially launched by the Cathaoirleach and Chief Executive of Kerry County Council.

Now in its seventh year, Kerry Month of Enterprise has gone from strength to strength with the objective of shining a spotlight on just some of the enterprise activities on offer all year round across Kerry.

The month is a collaborative initiative between Kerry County Council, Kerry Local Enterprise Office, Enterprise Ireland, North, East & West Kerry Development; South Kerry Partnership Development, IDA Ireland, Udarás na Gaeltachta, IRD Duhallow and IT, Tralee.

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The month gives established businesses and budding entrepreneurs an opportunity to network and discover the assistance available to them in growing and sustaining a business in Kerry. The month has become the annual go-to event for entrepreneurs in Kerry.

The calendar of events for 2020 which can be viewed at includes over 50 events across the month. The county-wide events cater for all stages of business across many sectors from start-ups to established and growing businesses. All businesses are advised to book well in advance.

Highlights of the calendar of events for Kerry Month of Enterprise include Kerry Local Enterprise OfficeCounty Enterprise Awards where some of Kerry’s most innovative small businesses will be acknowledged for their role in the development of a thriving business sector in Kerry.

The Student Enterprise Awards promises new innovation and excitement. Seminars on Employment Law and Business Start Up are generating huge interest with strong bookings.

The IT Tralee Cantillon Series continues along with intensive work on the New Frontiers Programme. The intriguing ‘Global Jam’ runs at the RDI Hub in Killorglin and promises to be a first.

Kerry County Council Chief Executive Moira Murrell comments “Kerry Month of Enterprise is the ideal ‘shop window’ to show the wide range of supports on offer to start-ups and growing businesses in the County. It is a strong example of collaboration on a local level across enterprise support agencies and the local business community.”

Cathaoirleach Niall Kelleher stated: “These events will hopefully inspire and motivate hundreds of entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs in Kerry.  Small businesses continue to be the backbone of our local economy, with huge potential to grow and create jobs.”

A full schedule of events is available at with ongoing bookings for KCC Local Enterprise Office programmes at

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