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March 16th: Barrow Princess, Apprenticeships, and Grow Remote Waterford

March 16th: Barrow Princess, Apprenticeships, and Grow Remote Waterford March 16th: Barrow Princess, Apprenticeships, and Grow Remote Waterford
Mary O'Neill

Barrow Princess set sail on March 18th

A new river cruise between New Ross and Waterford City had its first commercial sailing on Friday March 18th.

I was joined by Captain of The Barrow Princess Declan Bates, and the ship's Front of House Rachel Power.

They outlined the offering.

Men and women urged to consider apprenticeships

With an ever-growing need for apprenticeships, I focused on the options available to people.

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Dungarvan native Eibhilín Hennessy has just completed her apprenticeship with Thermo Fisher in Cork.

She was in studio, and I also spoke to Mary Liz Trant, Director of the National Apprenticeship Office.

Grow Remote Waterford

And Eimear O'Donoghue, founder of consultancy firm "Future Ready" has just established Grow Remote Waterford, a support body for remote workers.

The group had its first meeting on March 24th at Worklab.

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Ahead of that, Eimear joined me in studio.

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