Carlow County Development Partnership were delighted to support the Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town event, which was held on Sunday 28th May in the Woodford Dolmen Hotel in Carlow.  Organised by Bank of Ireland in partnership with the local community it showcased local businesses, community and sporting  organizations.  There were over 90 stands including ones providing information on what CCDP has to offer to communities, individuals, job seekers, young people, older persons, new communities and entrepreneurs.

Carlow Older Persons Forum was chosen as this year’s charity by Bank of Ireland. Through the SICAP programme,  CCDP have been working with and supporting the development and capacity of the Older Persons Forum for more than two years now and have seen it go from strength to strength.  It celebrated its second birthday on 24th May this year. The Forum is an important element of the suite of supports that the company offer to older persons in Carlow town and county, including ‘Care and Repair’, which benefits almost 300 clients.