SME Supports for Lighting Upgrades


SEAI want to help you reduce your energy use and costs, making you more competitive as a result. To do this, they have recently launched Smart Lighting grant scheme which will support SMEs in carrying out a lighting upgrade.

Energy efficient lighting can save you up to 90% on your annual lighting electricity costs!

Who Should Apply?

SME’s located in the Republic of Ireland, with less than 50 employees are eligible to apply

Applicants must be from the following sectors:
(other sectors considered on a case-by-case basis, check out SEAI guidance sheet for more information)

  • Fitness Centres
  • Retailers
  • Small Hotels / Large B&Bs
  • Pharmacies
  • Nursing Homes
  • Jewellers

Applications must entail a whole building or facility, which includes lighting upgrades undertaken in all service areas within the building.

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Ballyhoura Country Tidy Towns Awards

The Ballyhoura Country Tidy Towns awards took place in Kilteely Community Hall on Thursday, June 29th.

The Tidy Towns competition encourages voluntary activity and community participation across the region. It has helped to make our villages and towns better and more attractive places to live, work and do business in.

This years winners were announced and prizes were awarded on the night, in the following categories;

Overall Development Approach – Elton & Angelsborough

Wildlife, Landscaping and Built Environment – Hospital &Glenroe

Tidiness & Litter Control, Sustainable Waste & Resource Management, Streets & Housing areas – Kilbehenny & Newtownshandrum



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Employability Skills Course starting July 17th in Hospital

Enrol on this full-time course starting July 17th in Hospital Co. Limerick.

Run by Ballyhoura Development CLG, in association with Limerick & Clare Education & Training Board.
The purpose of this award is to enable you to develop the relevant knowledge, skills and competence in a broad range of employment and personal skills, which enable employment under direct supervision in a variety of sectors or progression to further education/training.

To qualify for the course you need to be:

  • Registered with the Department of Social Protection
  • 21 years of age or over
  • Less than or equal to 5 D’s in the Junior Certificate

 For more information contact: Peggy/Mary at Ballyhoura Development on 061 383989

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