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WREN 2018-19 Registration Deadline Approaching

WREN 2018-19 Registration Deadline Approaching

09 July, 2018

WREN, Women’s Rural Entrepreneurship Network, is now recruiting for female business starters for the entrepreneurship programme commencing in September.

The WREN project aims to promote entrepreneurial skills among women in Cork and Limerick rural areas.  WREN supports those who have business ideas and/or want to become self-employed or who are already in the early stages of business development.

It is an intensive programme allowing participants the opportunity to focus on their business idea in a structured group environment.  It includes personal development and business skills training, group mentoring, themed networking and experimental learning events and much, much more.

SECAD (South & East Cork Area Development) is the lead partner of the project working in partnership with Ballyhoura Development in Limerick and Hincks Centre for Entrepreneurship Excellence and Rubicon Centre from the Cork Institute of Technology.  It is co-funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund as a Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning (PEIL).

The deadline for registration for the WREN 2018-2019 programme is

5pm, Friday, July 27, 2018.

Interested parties for the next WREN programme should contact Frances Doyle at SECAD or visit or apply online at Ballyhoura Development at

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