Learn more about WIPA Ireland below.

Ireland Board of Directors

We are excited to present our WIPA Ireland Chapter Board of Directors. These Directors are esteemed professionals whose passion for our industry is evident in the work they produce. Their presence in Ireland will allow the growth of WIPA so we can continue to bring new standards, education and sense of community to all wedding professionals.


PRESIDENT
Tara Fay
Tara Fay Events

VICE PRESIDENT
Michelle McDermott
Mc Events & Weddings

SECRETARY
Declan Connolly
DM Connolly

TREASURER
Lindsay Moynagh
House of Hannah Weddings and Events

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS
Noreen Cassidy
Pavilion Marquees

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION
Sandra Flavin
Adare Manor

DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION
Julie Irwin
Adare Manor

DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP
Kate Deegan
Coordination Made Easy

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATION
Suzanne Brady
Cove Cake Design

DIRECTOR OF DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
Bruce Russell
Bruce Russell Events

DIRECTOR AT LARGE
Nigel Alexander
Gloster House

DIRECTOR AT LARGE
Ronan Hanrahan
Cater Hire Limerick Limited

DIRECTOR AT LARGE
Michael Toman
Story of Eve
   

Upcoming Events

 

 
 

#Makingithappen: An Overview of
The Structure and Role of the Local Enterprise Office.


Registration closes on June 27.

Join us for a virtual speaker and Q&A event with Padraic McElwee, Head of Enterprise at Local Enterprise Office Clare. With wedding businesses being added to the latest round of the Small Business Support Scheme, find out more from Padraic about the role of the local enterprise office, what is available through your local LEO and how to apply for enterprise grant aid. Have your questions ready on the night.

Padraic McElwee is currently Chair of the Network of Local Enterprise Offices and Head of Enterprise with Local Enterprise Office, Clare. He is a qualified Chartered Global Management Accountant and holds a Masters in Business Administration from The Open University, a Bachelor of Financial Services from University College Dublin, a Diploma on Service Delivery from the Scandinavian International Management Institute and is a Qualified Financial Advisor. Padraic has over 34 years experience in financial services, 22 of which were in Senior Manager roles. His specific experience is working with Micro/SME businesses, assessing their viability and providing appropriate financial assistance. Padraic leads the Local Enterprise Office team in Clare who proactively facilitate, and support, micro enterprises by providing business advice, financial supports, entrepreneurial skills enhancement, informative seminars and tailored mentoring support to overcome specific business challenges

 

 


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