Final preparations are being put in place for Wednesday’s visit by the judges from the Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town awards competition.
Three judges,Tom Dowling former Manger of Meath County Council, Tom Hayes formerly Enterprise Ireland and Jackie Gallogly Bank of Ireland will visit the town and meet with the applicants – Boyle Town Team and Boyle Chamber of Commerce – along with members of the community.
Arriving at King House at 9.30am they will be greeted by Town Team Chairman Brian Nerney and Chamber President Bodo Funke.
Following a welcoming address they will be brought on an 80 minute tour of the town to see the various enterprises and locations referred to in the application.
The judges will award marks on innovation, leadership, sustainability, partnership, social inclusion, pro activity and a sense of energy.
The county winners, who can use the title “Roscommon’s Most Enterprising Town” will be announced at an event in the Abbey Hotel, Roscommon on 7th December. The national winner will also be announced on the night.
Chairman of Boyle Town Team Brian Nerney paid credit to the Team members who have been working tirelessly on this project for the last few weeks.
He said the winning of the award would be a brilliant marketing tool for the town and a positive endorsement of the work been undertaken by so many at present and in previous years.
He also stressed the importance of having as many local businesses, clubs, organisations and societies represented in King House tomorrow, Wednesday 30th.
To this extent the Town Team would appreciate if those who can attend would confirm in advance to any of the Town Team members below or by email to [email protected]
Boyle Town Team: Brian Nerney, Justina Gavin, Frank Geelan, Martin Connolly, Patricia Golden, Alison Clarke, Dara Callaghan, Cecil Draper, Sinead Devine, John Cummins, Bodo Funke, Mervyn Boles, David Gunning, Trevor Conroy, Margaret Mulligan, Lydia Dwyer and Michael Ewing