Featured BTWEA Business – is an event management and consultancy company. This business provides a high quality service to its customers for all levels of events. is a Kenmare based business but offer their services nationwide and can run events from any location in Ireland. is owned and solely run by Irene Carey. Irene has more than an entrepreneurial spirit, she has a creative vision. Irene’s strategy and vision is underpinned by flawless execution and delivery, flexibility and attention to detail and value for money. Irene analyses her client’s goals and objectives at the start of a project and invests time and expertise in devising brilliant customised concepts, stories and events that will meet their needs.

Irene herself has been inspired both by having her own two children and also by the poem “The Clock” by Robert H Smith, which depicts how precious life is and how important it is to create memories. To this end, any event organised by Irene, is nothing short of true artistry that will create a happy memory to reflect on. Recent examples of Irene’s work include Bonane Sheep Shearing, Family Fun Day and Barn Dance. Irene can be contacted for further details on or 086 062 8892

This exciting new enterprise has emerged in 2012 with the help of the Back to Work Enterprise Allowance (BTWEA) facilitated by South Kerry Development Partnership Ltd (SKDP). This scheme encourages people getting certain social welfare payments to take up self employment opportunities by allowing them to retain a proportion of their social welfare payment, plus secondary benefits.

For further information on the BTWEA, please contact an Enterprise Officer from SKDP in your area. Joanne Griffin (Killorglin and Kenmare) on 087 615 2660 or Anne O Riordan (Cahersiveen and Killarney) on 066 947 2724.