Mayo Committee

Steering Committee:

Anne Conlon

President

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Anne was elected President of Network Ireland Mayo for 2018 and then re-elected for 2019.

Before establishing her own training company Anne worked for Irish Independent News and Media group as a Sales Manager, Corporate Express Ireland as a Senior Account Manager and BWG Foods as Branch manager in Value Centre Carrickmacross and Castlebar.  As part of Anne’s role within these companies she managed and trained employees for over 25 years. She has vast knowledge in sales and people development, which bought her to launch All About Sales 9 years ago, which works with businesses to improve staff performance and to increases sales.  Anne also trains in communities delivering soft skills training like confidence building stress management to mention a few.

As a mature student Anne returned to college and studied an Honours Degree in Training and Education (2014) and Masters in Adult Learning and Development (2016).  No surprise one of Anne’s passions is education and it’s delivery to adults – far from the school setting is her training! As for the other 2 passions – Sales, lives and breaths it, and recently social dancing, just to relax!

Email: president@networkmayo.com

Brenda Clarke

Vice President

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Brenda Clarke, Business Development Manager at Breaffy House Resort Castlebar comprising of  2 hotels with 260 bedrooms, conference facilities for 1000 persons catering for weddings, leisure market, corporate, conference and events.Brenda is a creative and ideas driven business professional with an excellent track record of business growth and development over the past 14 years . Highly focused on the advancement and implementation of strategies to achieve overall goals and objectives .

Brenda looks forward to hearing from you, She would be delighted to show you around the beautiful Breaffy Resort (following an investment of over 4 million in refurbishment) and answer any queries you have.

+353 (0)94 9044105

+353 (0)86 0237412

brenda.clarke@breaffyhouseresort.com

Edel Kenny - Network Ireland Mayo

Edel Kenny

Secretary

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I set up EAV -Event Audio Visual in August 2017.  EAV provides sound, lighting and audio visual services to the corporate and entertainment industries. We supply microphones, speakers, projectors, screens, lighting, video-cameras, live streaming and event management. I work alongside my husband Ray Forde who has over 22 years of experience in the Audio Visual industry.  Ray has the technical skills needed to deliver for our clients to make EAV stand out from the rest.

The services available allow for a broad range of clients such as choirs, meetings and conferences, fashion shows, festivals, concerts, weddings, musicals, launches, awards, masterclasses, corporate and public events.

I work collaboratively with clients from start to finish delivering what is promised and expected. I take the calls and answer your emails to ensure your event is one to remember. “It can be a daunting and stressful process in organising an event so I want to take the pressure off by letting our clients know that we can take care of the event production”.

“The Only Event That Matters Is Yours” is the business slogan because it reinforces our attention to detail on every event which is paramount to delivering a well executed production that leaves a lasting impression.

E-mail: info@eav.ie

Phone: 0876006200

Irene Cafferkey - Network Ireland Mayo

Irene Cafferkey

Treasurer

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Caffmor Construction is a General Building Contractor and Project Management, Planning & Quantity Surveying Service provider. Caffmor Construction was established in 2015 in Co. Mayo, by Jason and Irene Cafferkey. Jason is a Construction Project Manager /Engineer, while Irene is a Quantity Surveyor, and both Jason and Irene have Design and Engineering backgrounds. With a combined experience of 40+ years in the construction industry, they have experience across a range of sectors including Residential, Retail, Leisure & Commercial, Education, Health & Pharmaceutical.

E-mail – irenecafferkey@caffmor.com

Phone – 0872197459

Vicky McGowan

Vicki McGowan

Social Media Officer

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Vicki McGowan launched Outsource2day in 2018 to enable small business owners connect with like-minded business service providers who provide remote support at an affordable level.

Over a period of 20 years Vicki provided direct support in establishing 12 early stage start-ups in sectors relating to construction, healthcare, property management, retail, tourism & travel to name a few.  During this period, she also established 3 of her own businesses in the food, retail and service sector.

Vicki brings a wealth of knowledge, skills and experience in working with SMEs and intuitively sees where they struggle in the day to day running of their business.  In sharing her insights into running a small business Vicki helps to clarify where support is required and manages the process of finding the right support to match the needs of the business owners in a way that saves them time and money overtime.

Email: info@outsource2day.com

Mobile: 087 1529369

Roz Tunney-Ware

Membership Coordinator

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Roz Tunney-Ware

Membership Officer

“Roz Tunney-Ware owns and operates Westport Adventure Park with her husband as well as being a busy mum to 9 children and Grandmother to 2 little girls.

The adventure park, which is open daily, all year round, offers numerous outdoor activities at there site just 5km from Westport Town. They cater for groups of all sizes and ages including schools, sports teams, Stags & Hens and even kids Birthday Parties!  Their aim is to provide adventures that enhance the personal growth of each of their clients.”

353(0)98 21886

0866002476

info@westportadventurepark.ie

Our Officers:

Pamela Conway

Membership Officer

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Local Enterprise Office Mayo serves as a ‘first stop shop’, providing entrepreneurs in Co Mayo with advice on starting and growing a small business, high-quality business training and financial support.

Pamela’s role involves working closely with businesses, mentors and consultants with a view to ensuring the best match between the needs of each business and the various supports available through the LEO.

This integrated package of support is geared towards businesses/clients at pre start-up, start-up stage and existing businesses.

094 9047555

pamelabarrett@leo.mayococo.ie

Ger Hogan

Social Media Officer

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Faith Hogan is an Irish award-winning and bestselling author of four novels. Her books have featured as Book Club Favorites, Net Galley Hot Reads and Summer Must Reads. She writes grown up women’s fiction which is unashamedly uplifting, feel good and inspiring.

Born in Ireland. She gained an Honours Degree in English Literature and Psychology from Dublin City University and a Postgraduate Degree from University College, Galway.
She is currently working on her next novel. She lives in the west of Ireland with her husband, four children and a very busy Labrador named Penny. She’s a writer, reader, enthusiastic dog walker and reluctant jogger – except of course when it is raining!

You can find out more about Faith on her website www.faithhogan.com
www.Facebook/FaithHogan.com
@gerhogan

Olivia Jennings

Ambassador

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Field Based Customer Consultant with Permanenttsb covering County Mayo

Olivia has been working with Permanenttsb since 1999, her current role being a Field Based Customer Consultant covering county Mayo. Her role involves Business Development and meeting customers at a time & place that suits them.

Olivia Jennings QFA

Field Based Customer Consultant

permanent tsb Bank

Email: Olivia.jennings@permanenttsb.ie Mbl : 087-2325141 Permanent TSB

Ambassadors:

Louise Buckley

Ambassador

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I’m Louise Buckley and a native of Dublin. I moved to Ballina in June 2017 when I  bought and reopened Claddagh House B&B. The 9 bedroom house was purpose built 25 years ago and in need of renovation.  After a very successful first season I’m looking forward to building on the business to welcome lots of travelers from far and wide. Our shuttle bus was also a fantastic added bonus to ferry guests into town or to local weddings in the area. I’m delighted to be a member of Network Mayo and now proud to be elected on to the committee.

Home 09678476

Mobile 0863831111

Business Claddagh House B&B

Website www.claddaghhouse.ie

Lorraine Hall

Ambassador

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Director of Family Contract Cleaning Business, established in 1995.  With a Background in HR Management, Recruitment and Training.

The Cleaning Corporation provide a multitude of industries large and small from public & private sectors.

Lorraine Hall is from Newcastle in the North East of England and born to parents from Castlebar & Westport Co. Mayo.

Having worked in the Area or HR Management, Recruitment, Training and Psychometric testing in the UK for many years, Lorrane moved to Ireland with her husband John a native of Castlebar, Co. Mayo and 2 small children in August 1995; and continued to work in HR & Training for almost 5 years in Ireland, until the decision was made by her to commit to the family business full time and to also spend more time with their young family.

Once Lorraine joined the businesss it continued to grow and now employs 50 people throughout Mayo, the majority of which work Part Time hours.

John, a native of Castlebar, had been working in the Contract Cleaning sector for 14 years in London and the South East of England, and moved home with the intention of setting up his own business. John is the Cleaning expert whilst Lorraine is office based – looking after HR, Admin, Finance etc.., each has 2 entirely different skill sets which is great for the business.

  • Services Include:
  • Commercial Contract Cleaning
  • Window Cleaning
  • Carpet Cleaning
  • Upholstery Cleaning
  • Specialist Rug Cleaning Service
  • Floor Renovation & Maintenance
  • Janitorial Supplies
  • Technical support & Advice

cleaningcorp@eircom.net

TEL: 094 928 9000

MOB: 087 205 2928

Deirdre Fahey

Ambassador

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Disability Federation of Ireland is about making Ireland fairer for people with disabilities.  We work to create an Ireland where everyone can thrive, where everyone is equally valued.  We do this by supporting people with disabilities and strengthening the disability movement.

 

Deirdre Fahey

Community Development Worker

Disability Federation of Ireland

Fumbally Court

Fumbally Lane

Dublin 8

deirdrefahey@disability-federation.ie

0866032985

014547978

Caroline Kirrane

Ambassador

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Caroline Kirrane Auctioneer, Estate Agent and Valuer.  Owner and Partner at APP Kirrane Auctioneering.  Established in 2006 in Ballyhaunis, Co. Mayo we specialise in Commercial and Residential Sales, Valuations, Letting and Property Management Services across the entire West of Ireland.

We are fully licenced with the Property Service Regulatory Authority (PSRA) Licence Number: 001512 holding A, B, C and D licenses and adhere to their code of conduct. We are registered members of the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers (IPAV). I, Caroline Kirrane (Partner in Kirrane Auctioneering) hold a certificate in Estate Agency Practice (including Valuations, Sales & Lettings). Both Caroline and Kevin are fully qualified TEGoVA (Blue Book) Valuers accredited by The European Group of Valuers’ Association. The Recognised European Valuer (REV Blue Book) method of valuing is fully recognised and accepted by the Central Bank of Ireland. Kirrane Auctioneering follows the PSRA, TEGOVA and the IPAV code of conduct. We attend up skilling courses on a regular basis to further our knowledge.

E-mail: kirrane.caroline@gmail.com
Phone: 0949630240
Mobile: 0879711774
www.kirraneauctioneers.com