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Regional Food Business Development Manager

The purpose of the Regional Food Business Development Manager is to devise, develop and manage a regional food industry cluster for the Northeast. You will be reporting to the Enterprising Monaghan CEO. This is a one-year fixed term contract with a possibility of a further extension subject to funding. Closing date for applications is Thursday 30th June 2022 Please send your CV to Finbarr Daly at or call-in confidence for additional information +353 86 6903946.This project is supported by Enterprise Ireland.

Chief Executive of Enterprising Monaghan, Finbarr Daly, welcoming An Tanaiste Leo Varadkar, to the opening at the Ballybay Food Hub last week. Also included are Senator Joe O'Reilly, Minister Heather Humphreys, Cllr Aidan Campbell, Cathaoirleach, Monaghan County Council, Alan Johnson, Chairman, Monaghan LCDC and Paul Shortte, Chairman, Enterprising Monaghan. ©Rory Geary
Ministerial Visit

An Tanaiste leo Veradkar TD and Minister for Justice, Social protection and Community and Rural Development, Heather Humphreys TD jointly opening the Ballybay Food Hub for Enterprising Monaghan. The project is the culmination of a 4 year process which involved major capital investment to refurbish nine existing industrial units into modern Food grade facilities. The facility offers 5 x 1500 sq Ft Food grade units, 4 x 500 sq ft Food grade units and a state of the art fully equipped 1,500 sq ft kitchen. All units are at affordable prices.

Remote Working

Remote Working Facilities At Enterprising Monaghan – Your Office Near Home But Not At Home

At Enterprising Monaghan we have been working hard to implement new changes in particular to our remote working facilities in Monaghan’s M:TEK I and Carrickmacross C:TEK. Remote working from home isn’t feasible for everyone. Our solution: your office near home but not at home allows you to reduce the need to commute long distances, be […]


New Developments at the M:Tek Business Campus, Monaghan Town

Minister Humphreys recently launched the building phase of the new IDA Advanced Technology Building (ATB) at the M:Tek Business Campus in Monaghan Town. This new purpose built 13,000 sq ft facility will be aimed at potential Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects which will build Monaghan’s reputation as a key business hub for both agri-food and […]

Five Minutes With… Alan Kilpatrick – Network Manager, Focused Engineering Network

Focused Engineering Network (FEN) is based out of Enterprising Monaghan’s M:Tek business centre in Monaghan. Alan explains that the organisation specialises in business development, collaborative working and training & development in the counties of Monaghan, Louth and Cavan.Since starting in October 2019, Focused Engineering Network has started the process of getting the regions engineering companies […]

Left to right Nicole Garraghan, Ronnie Kane, Evanne Allister, Eithna McQuaid & Eimear Cassidy.

5 Minutes With… Ronnie Kane, KC Accounting Solutions

Ronnie Kane, Principal of KC Accounting Solution’s is based at Enterprising Monaghan’s M:Tek business centre in Monaghan Town. Ronnie explains that his company provides a fully outsourced Bookkeeping and Payroll Service together with Management Accounts and Business Performance Reports particularly to the retail sector.  Ronnie’s KC Accounting can provide a personal service to meet all […]

5 Minutes With… Hugh Doherty, Q.E.D Environmental & Engineering Consultancy

Hugh Doherty, Q.E.D Environmental & Engineering Consultancy Hugh Doherty’s QED engineering company is based out of Enterprising Monaghan’s M:Tek business centre in Monaghan Town. Hugh explains that his company specialises in project management, energy management, environmental management, environmental monitoring, health and safety and planning. Q.E.D can provide a personal service to meet all their client’s […]

Monaghan Street Food Festival

The annual Taste of Monaghan Festival took an exciting new turn with the Monaghan Street Food Festival which took place on Saturday 28th September 2019.  The event took place in the centre of Monaghan Town and was a celebration of the ever-changing food scene in Monaghan. The event showcased much of the local food produce […]

Future Food Trends Talk

Ballybay Food Hub hosted a talk on future food trends.  The aim of the talk was to bring together food businesses within the region to help them gain an insight into future food trends. Guest speaker of the evening, Stephane Durand is Director of the Agri-Food Quest Competence Centre based at Queens University Belfast.  He […]

Major Investment for Ballybay Enterprise Park

After a competitive tender process, Ballybay Enterprise Park Ltd are delighted to announce the appointment of Rodney Brady Construction for the refurbishment and upgrade of five 1,500 sq ft units into state-of-the-art food grade production units. The LEADER supported project is part of a €400,000 plus investment in the park to create a Food Hub […]

Enterprising Monaghan – launch Remote Working Training Programme

Remote working is one of the fastest growing work areas in Ireland. It is where employees have the opportunity to work remotely, full time or part-time, from home or a local hot desk facility. Employers are recognising the benefit of this flexible work arrangement from both a productivity and the quality of the life perspective. […]

Top Foodie Destinations in Ireland 2019

For the fourth time in a row Monaghan/Glaslough have made it to the top 10 of Foodie Destinations Ireland sponsored by FBD Insurance. The judges selected for the Monaghan/Glaslough area were Deirdre McGlone, former owner of Harveys Point and Anthony O’Toole, Food Blogger and writer. The judges descended upon Monaghan on Tuesday 13th August and […]