Diaspora wants Kerry to Prosper

At the Prosper Kerry event were, from left, Edel Fitzgerald, Stephen Fuller, Eamonn Sayers, Martin Shanahan, IDA, Mark Kennelly, Julianne O’Leary, John McElligott, Keelin Kissane and Martyn Rosney

A NEW volunteer-led initiative to create a network of support among Kerry’s business diaspora has been briefed on the work of the IDA by the development agency’s CEO, Martin Shanahan, who is a native of Abbeydorney.

The Prosper Kerry event was held in the Guinness Enterprise Centre in Dublin, with over 100 people in attendance, and Mr Shanahan briefed them on his career to date and the ongoing work of the IDA to attract business to Ireland.

The event also heard from Colin Teahon, Managing Director of PST Sports and Damien Browne, Founder of Standard Access.

The Prosper Kerry series was developed by the Guinness Enterprise Centre in partnership with Kerry County Council, IT Tralee, the Kerry LEO office and Enterprise Ireland, along with a group of Kerry professionals based in Dublin.

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