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National Youth Entrepreneurship Strategy Forum

Friday the 15th of April saw Taoiseach Enda Kenny attend the National Youth Entrepreneurship Strategy Forum in Dublin Castle.

The Taoiseach delivered a keynote speech [

Which can be viewed here

] and recognised the importance of encouraging young entrepreneurship.

Following his speech the Taoiseach met a number of young entrepreneurs exhibiting their products. The enterprises varied greatly, from Ronan and Conor McGarvey’s hand turned wooden pens to

Team Prometheus

from DCU with their Firefighter heart-rate & GPS monitor, but all displayed an entrepreneurial spirit.

MerrionStreet spoke with blogger Meg Ross who had the opportunity to interview the Taoiseach about encouraging young entrepreneurs. Her interview, along with a selection of exhibitions and an excerpt from the Taoiseach’s speech, are available in the video below.