Kerry woman to speak at tourism expo

Kerry businesswoman Caroline McEnery will be discussing the challenges facing Ireland’s tourism industry at the ‘The Tourism Space Live’ event taking place at Limerick’s Thomond Park on January 23.

As Managing Director of the HR Suite in Tralee, Ms McEnery has been confirmed as one of the keynote speakers for the event taking place between 9am and 4.30pm.

Now in its second year, the event is hosted by Tina O’Dwyer, a Clare-based ‘tourism facilitator’ who has worked with businesses throughout Ireland.

Start your own business course

Are you thinking about setting up your own business but you are not sure what is involved? Do you have some ideas for a business but don’t know whether they are viable or not?

Kerry Local Enterprise Office are now offering a Start Your Own Business course that will offer business start-up guidance and support to enable participants to acquire the skills, knowledge and confidence to decide if they are suited to self-employment and learn what is involved in running their own business.

Those attending the course will also gain an understanding of how to assess if their idea will work as a viable business as well as developing skills on how to write a business or action plan.