Projects Past & Present

I offer a listing here of just some of the many projects I have had the pleasure to be involved with over the years…

In the past I have been very much involved at the concept and green fields stage of capital infrastructural projects...

Craft Makers is an craft centre located in Tralee Co.Kerry which Deirdre started in 2015. Utilising the historic building located on Ashe St, Craft Makers offers people the opportunity to buy handcrafted items from around Ireland, visit the artist studios within the building, experience the...

Getting stronger each year, Original Kerry was set up in 2011 and is a network and a marketing brand for craft making enterprises in County Kerry. It follows guidelines and standards in the selection of participants. The Kerry Craft Trail initiative is promoted under this...

I worked to develop Cantillon 2013 - a forum which is particularly dedicated to the promotion and acceleration of both entrepreneurial and economic growth. Like Richard Cantillon himself, who pioneered a path of forward economic thinking, the 2013 forum provided an excellent opportunity for businesses...

In 2014 for Kerry County Enterprise Board Fruition launched an exciting Product Innovation Programme, (PIP) and worked with ten individuals with innovative new product ideas who were keen to commercialise their inventions and set up in business in Kerry. Intensive individual mentoring, training workshops plus...

In 2010 and in association with Tipperary North County Enterprise Board I developed a programme that highlighted the role and importance of innovation in driving new business models for smaller companies. The topic drivers of the programme embrace idea generation, business strategy, IP management, managing...

In association with INNOVATOR I assisted in the rolling out Driving Innovation nationwide - a seminar and workshop programme that provides a roadmap journey for SMEs who want to engage significantly on the management and implementation of innovation. Project highlights are available on www.drivinginnovation.eu More details...

For many years now I have worked alongside Cluid Housing Authority. In the past I have evaluated and commissioned a series of public art projects in Killarney and in Cork. The projects linked to artists and creative practitioners in both areas resulting in art pieces...

Fruition in 2009 was engaged by Tipperary North County Enterprise Board and Tipperary South Riding County Enterprise Board to project manage a trade delegation to Irish Fest 2009 in Milwaukee in the States. Food, gift, and craft producers from Tipperary will be retailing at the...