Burren Smokehouse under magnifying glass

Birgitta will be attending the National Women's Enterprise Day (17 November 2011) in Portlaoise. She will be one of four case study entrepreneurs whose businesses will be showcased at the conference.

National Women’s Enterprise Day is one of a number of important initiatives from the Enterprise Boards, to encourage and support more women in the setting up of their own businesses over the coming years. The conference will be inspirational, a good networking occasion and a source for information. Debra Searle is one of the keynote speakers. She is an accomplished sportswoman and rowed across the Atlantic to raise awareness. Domini Kemp, owner of the Itsa Bagel chain is another speaker.

The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton T.D. will be will  speaking at a networking session the evening before, on November 16th.