Events Calendar

Wallace Commemoration Ceremony @ Military Barracks, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Oct 16 @ 4:00 pm

Ballina Wallace Society has great pleasure in inviting you to the unveiling of a plaque in memory of the Wallaces, celebrated composers and singers who hailed from Ballina and toured the world in the 19th century to great acclaim.
Please join us in celebrating a little bit of Ballina’s history and to hear more about the Wallace family.

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Composer William Vincent Wallace

Fuelling Ambition Roadshow – Encouraging Female entrepreneurs to maximise their full potential @ Breaffy House Hotel & Resort
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm

The Fuelling Ambition Roadshow takes place in Breaffy House Hotel on Wedneday, April 26th at 6:30pm.


Enterprise Ireland and Network Ireland announce The Fuelling Ambition Roadshow for female entrepreneurs in the West. 

The ‘Fuelling Ambition – Steps to Success’ West event, organised by Enterprise Ireland and Network Ireland, in conjunction with the Mayo Local Enterprise Office (LEO) and the Entrepreneurs Academy, is free of charge to existing and potential entrepreneurs and business women. Booking is strongly advised.

Building on the successful ‘Fuelling Ambition’ initiative introduced in 2016, this year’s roadshow will feature an Elevator Pitch competition with a prize package worth €4,000 at each location including:

  • 10 sessions with Enterprise Ireland Mentors
  • Attendance at Enterprise Ireland’s Excel at Export Selling training programme
  • Annual membership of Network Ireland
  • Leadership training programme with the Entrepreneurs Academy, a national entrepreneur development organisation

The event aims to encourage, support and drive the ambition of female entrepreneurs in the West and across the country. Lorraine Patridge, Team Horizon and Emma Killian, BriteBiz, two thriving Irish entrepreneurs, will share their business journeys and ‘steps to success’ at the event.

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Fuelling Ambition Roadshow Mayo

Breakfast Seminar: Wills, Trusts and Enduring Power of Attorney @ Ballina Chamber Of Commerce Offices
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am


This seminar, covering succession planning, is a must for anyone who has made or is contemplating making a will.

It will focus on the importance of having a will in place, cover the keys elements of a valid will, the areas that give rise to problems with wills, and offer solutions to these pitfalls.

Topics will include spousal, children and co-habitant rights, cross border issues, guardians, trustees, executors and trusts (for minors and incapacitated beneficiaries), and Enduring power of Attorney.

The effect of divorce and separation on wills, and what happens when there is no will, will also be addressed.

Presenter: Peter Loftus of Bourke, Carrigg and Loftus.

Peter has over 30 years’ experience in the Law trade and is a partner in the Bourke, Carrigg Loftus Law firm. 

Booking Essential as spaces are limited. Contact 096 72800 or Email to reserve your spot.