Internet Day 2018 digital engagements

In advance of Internet Day, we undertook a host of digital engagements in Gorey, our digital town. Take a look at what the participants had to say.

The Kitchen @ Gorey: Cathy Farrell chats about how important the internet is for her business. She also outlines how useful it was having a food photographer to capture more professional product images to use across their digital assets.

Abodoo: Vanessa Tierney discusses the benefits of smart working for all. She also outlines the talent available in Gorey and what they are doing to promote that to employers.

Paytient Payments: Ruairi Gough chats about the benefits of new software he has developed locally to help dentists offer patients different structured payment options at point of sale. He also talks about his ability to run a global business from Gorey.

Wild About: Fiona Falconer explores the benefits of our OPTIMISE programme to an SME, and the importance of small, local businesses to rural economies.

Getting Citizens Online: Our Customer Operations Manager, Oonagh McCutcheon and Mayte Gonzales from Digital Skills for Citizens talk about the benefits of the Getting Citizens Online programme.

Digital Town: John O’Connor from the Hatch Lab, Amanda Byrne from Wexford County Council and Jim Hughes from Gorey Chamber of Commerce discuss how Gorey has embraced digital and the important of digital to the economic strategy for the area.

Fashion boutiques: Joe Dalton from Breakthrough Brands and our Customer Operations Manager, Oonagh McCutcheon discuss the benefits of email marketing training for local fashion boutiques in Gorey.

Creagh College: Conn Ó Muíneacháin from Blacknight Internet Solutions and our Customer Operations Manager, Oonagh McCutcheon tell us about the recent web training provided to students in Creagh College and also the .ie domains and hosting packages that will be made available to five students so their websites will be available online. Tony McGrath from Creagh College discusses the benefits of this for his students.