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Press Release: Women in Business Event

Over 60 Business Women Attend the Final Tri County Networking Event of 2023. Local Business Women from Leitrim, Longford and Westmeath were in Attendance.

Longford, Leitrim and Westmeath Women in Business Network held their last tri-county networking event for 2023 in Longford Rugby Club on Monday, 11 December with over 60 female business owners and managers in attendance.

The event was opened by Pat Murphy – Chairperson of the Tri County Women in Business Network.  Later in the evening Pat also facilitated a networking session providing attendees with the opportunity to meet with like-minded women in business and to share ideas and experiences.

One of the highlights of the evening was the local business showcase featuring three businesses, one from each of the three participating counties.  LEO Longford was represented by Ciara Murphy from ebroadband, LEO Leitrim was represented by Caroline Ward from Caz Cards and LEO Westmeath was represented by Eibhlin Fitzpatrick from The Refill Mill.

The businesses shared their story, from start-up to the present day.  They spoke freely about the challenges and opportunities they faced in building and sustaining their business. 

The event concluded with a wind down session delivered by Elaine Collins-Prevost & Karen Collins fromSoul Sisters in Longford and included a short meditation using sound baths.  They also focused on the breath and its importance as a relaxation and calming tool, particularly during this festive period.

The Women in Business Network look forward to a new calendar of events for 2024 with our first event on the 8 March 2024 to celebrate International Women’s Day – save the date.

For further information on the Women in Business Network please contact Catriona Duffy at the Local Enterprise Office, Westmeath. 


Content Last Updated/Reviewed: 15/12/2023