December 2016

Student Enterprise Christmas Market Day.

The Market Day took place on Monday 19 December with over 55 small businesses selling their wares.  They set up at 10am in the morning and the doors were officially opened to the general public at 11am.  Great help was provided by Ms Lorraine Byrne, who organised the whole layout of the Myles Hall for the day.   We had 5 judges viewing the business and picking winners in the Junior , Intermediate and  Senior sections.The winners will be announced in January. Below are some of the stalls on display during the day.  

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Alex McHale and Eddie Fox talk to Jonny Lewis, a judge about their business. IMG_0734
Conor Browne and Hugh Grant, owners of the Reindeer Company.IMG_0702
Holly Leech selling some goods to Ms Elliott.IMG_0728
Lindsay Power and her card business ‘Lindsay Designs’. IMG_0740
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Yes someone was selling pet food. IMG_0716
 
Reid Cockrell impresses a customer IMG_0744
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6th Year Visit Monsoon Consulting.

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Mr Delany’s Business class went to visit Monsoon Consulting in Renalagh in December to look at 1 of Ireland’s leading website design companies.  Run by Stephen |Keneally, the company employs 28 people and is involved with IDA Ireland as one of its leading start up businesses.  He spoke to the pupils for 90 minutes about running your own business and all the pitfalls and excitement in the job.