National Women’s Enterprise Day 2021
National Women’s Enterprise Day (NWED) takes place every year in October and is a national celebration of female entrepreneurship. Below are some of the Sligo women who have been supported into self-employment by our Enterprise Officer Deirdre Kennedy in 2021
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Mairead Gilmartin is a holistic therapist with over 20 years experience working in the Beauty, Spa & Holistic Industry. Mairead has a deep passion and drive to provide health and wellness from a spiritual perspective and is the founder of Mama Sea.
Mama Sea is currently an online business specialising in body scrubs and bath salts which are handmade using 100% natural ingredients consisting of therapeutic healing salts from the Dead Sea, the Himalayan Mountain range and Epsom salts, combined with botanicals from nature and essential oils.
Find out more: www.mamasea.ie
Buy the Book is a new business idea and marketplace from author Rachel Drury after she faced her own difficulties selling her book online through Amazon. In setting up Buy the Book, Rachel was able to sell her book directly to her readers on an Independent and Irish owned marketplace.
Since setting the business up in February, Rachel has now listed thirty self-published Irish Authors on her platform. Buy the Book offers authors an independent marketplace to sell their book and also be part of a growing author community and support network.
For more information visit www.buythebook.ie
Aisling McDonagh set up her childminding business in Riverstown Co. Sligo which includes a before and after school service. She supplies breakfast in the morning and a good healthy dinner after school. She always makes herself available to sit at the table with the kids to help them with their homework.
She lives within walking distance of the local school and seen an opening for childminding during the Covid-19 lock downs as the local creche had to reduce the number of children catered for. She officially opened her doors in early September.
Aisling can be contacted via email email@example.com or by phone on 087 6781716
Aisling McHugh Comb2gether Hair Salon
Main Street, Grange, Co. Sligo
Aisling specialises is barbering & hairstyling for women. She works towards making her clients happy and likes to focus on the good. The last 6 months have been a great success for her and she is delighted to have opened after Covid-19 restrictions allowed. She is working towards expanding her business and open in another town to follow her dreams.
For more see : Comb2gether | Facebook or Phone 087 655 1901