Bandon Enterprise Town event takes place today:

posted 7 Oct 2016, 08:15 by Trevor Collins
Do your best to make it to the Riverview Shopping Centre where Bank of Ireland are hosting the Enterprise Town initiative.

This is for business people, customers and sportspeople where firms and activities undertaken will be featured.
Check out the following video:

Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town initiative

October 2016: Bank of Ireland has announced that Enterprise Town will be coming to Bandon on Friday, 7 th October from 5pm-8pm and Saturday, 8th October from 10am-1pm in the Riverview Shopping Centre, Bandon, Co. Cork. The events will feature a Business, Community and Sports Expo as well as plenty of family friendly activities. The Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town event has been organised by the Bank in partnership with the local community. The initiative aims to promote enterprise and drive business momentum for local businesses and the wider sports and social community in Bandon and surrounding areas by connecting with the communities in these areas to showcase what the area has to offer. Events are free to attend for all the family and are open to both customers and non-customers of Bank of Ireland.

Over 70 exhibitors are already registered with more expected. A Business Expo will take place on Friday, with Gavin Duffy of Dragons Den hosting a panel discussion. Participants include Gerard Brickley, CEO Bandon Co-op, Micheal Brennan from SMBCLIX and Kate Ryan from

On Saturday, at the Sports and Community Expo, a panel discussion is being chaired by Liam Sheedy, All Ireland Winning Hurling Manager. Other participants include Deirdre Hosford of Operation Transformation, Brian O Driscoll, Cork Senior Footballer and Laura McSweeney, European Champion Athlete. Other clubs and organisations getting involved include 
Athletics, GAA, Karate and Martial Arts, the Rotary Club, Mens Shed, Scouts, Tidy Towns, the Walking Club, RNLI and West Cork MABS.