Events aimed at inspiring female entrepreneurs to “Make it Happen” will take place across the country on National Women’s Enterprise day, 17 October. Local Enterprise Offices (LEOs) are organising 17 entrepreneurial events, funded by the Government of Ireland in partnership with Enterprise Ireland and Local Authorities.

“This year, we’ve 17 LEO events, all to celebrate women in business. Some are on their own, some with their partners and some in a family business,” Orla Martin, chair of the National Women’s Enterprise Day Committee and head of enterprise with LEO Offaly, told Irish Country Living.