Business Networking and Development

Rural Food Skillnet supports the growth of Ireland’s food and hospitality sector, by enhancing specialised skills and knowledge, broadening access to skills development opportunities and encouraging ongoing professional development.

We focus primarily on supporting those in employment within the sector. To meet the needs of member companies, we also offer a number of fully-funded programmes for jobseekers, subject to eligibility criteria.

The benefits of your company joining Rural Food Skillnet:

  • Assist businesses to identify and address their skills needs
  • Information regarding successful approaches to learning and talent development
  • Flexible training programmes tailored to the needs of the sector
  • Access to a network of businesses within the sector
  • Conferences, seminars, and other informal learning and networking events

To find out more about the Rural Food Skillnet please contact one of our Development Officers or see the Rural Food Skillnet website:

Contact Programme Co-Ordinator

Role Name Office Base Telephone Email
Programme Co-ordinator John Moriarty Tralee 066 7180190