Wednesday 24 April 2019

Davy is keynote speaker at town enterprise event

Davy Fitzgerald.
Davy Fitzgerald.

David Looby

Wexford hurling manager Davy Fitzgerald has been announced as the keynote speaker at this year's Enterprise Town Day in New Ross.

The Bank of Ireland initiative will see 45 businesses exhibit at St Mary's Youth Centre, New Ross on Saturday next, November 11th.

The event will feature a Business, Community and Sports Expo, as well as plenty of family friendly activity.

The Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town event - which will will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. - has been organised by the bank in partnership with the local community of New Ross.

The initiative aims to promote enterprise and drive momentum for local businesses and the wider sports and social community by connecting residents with all the town has to offer. Events are free to attend and are open to both customers and non-customers of Bank of Ireland.

The speakers on the day will be the current Wexford GAA Senior hurling manager Davy Fitzgerald and one of the main highlights will be a panel discussion on the topic of health and wellbeing. Other highlights include a musical display, Irish dancing, an archery display and a Bizworld presentation.

Commenting on the initiative, Head of Bank of Ireland for Wexford, JJ Keyes said: 'Bank of Ireland is committed to supporting business growth across Wexford and we want to continue to be Ireland's enterprise bank. We would encourage local businesses and the wider community to come and share in activities on Saturday. I would like to thank the Enterprise Town committees and all those involved in helping to organise and exhibit at these events.'

New Ross Bank of Ireland Branch Manager, Patrice Byrne, said: 'The local community have embraced this initiative wholeheartedly, and working together we have organised a very exciting programme of activity. We're calling on those living and working in New Ross to come and support local businesses and the community and see the level of enterprise taking place in the town.'

New Ross Standard