Snow & Social at Omagh Enterprise

It was ‘snow’ joke driving in Omagh today with three inches of snow to make the short journey from The Silverbirch Hotel to Omagh Enterprise Centre. Watch my snowy video here! But my entrepreneurs made it and together we have created this digital story from the JSB Digital Storytelling masterclass in conjunction with the Harnessing Creativity programme and Omagh Enterprise.

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So here’s a snapshot into today’s attendees and their businesses.

Niall Bell – Business Coming Soon

Video is going to be at the heart of Niall’s new business. Niall is studying web design and is currently building his new site.

Catherine Pritchard from The Crosshill Gallery in Omagh brings art to life and sell original artwork from original artists – they also have an in-house glass artist who does commission.  Currently they are showcasing the fabulous work of Doug Hyde. Click on the image below to find out more.

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Bernie McNamee from Ulster Supported Employment Limited (USEL) in Omagh. What a fantastic charity that provide employment to and seek employment for people with disabilities.  Have you heard of The Vintage Satchel Company?  Well you better take a look! They are on Twitter. Minister Farry will officially launch the company this week.

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Tony Moore is a digital / fine art photographer. What you ask?  Well Tony uses multiple exposure to highlight the finer detail of the images he shoots which are interiors, landscapes and architecture.

Tony says, “my take on digital / fine art photography is light, definition and detail. You get to the heart of the image to understand the story.”

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Emma Stewart of Truly Scrumptious Cakes by Design treated me to two lovely cupcakes – raspberry and white chocolate and chocolate fudge.

LIKE Emma’s Facebook Page for more sweet treats and great updates from her cake adventures!

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Laura Casey, PR Officer with South West College – Cookstown, Dungannon, Enniskillen and Omagh – tells the story of her 20,000 students. On Tuesday 24th February they will host an open day for prospective students for school-leavers.  What will the door of #opportunity do for you at South West College. Laura says, “We have four vibrant campuses, we have a suite of courses to suit all interests and passions. Quite simply, when you start your education at South West College you are stepping through the door of opportunity, to begin a journey of discovery, live social networking and fulfillment.”

Follow South West College on Twitter (@swccollege) or find them on Facebook.

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Sarah Fyffe, wedding, interiors and portrait photographer has been telling stories in photos for the past 10 years. Story-tell your stylish wedding with Sarah’s help. Her creative streak extends to the home and she tells the story behind the doors of great houses that have appeared in interior magazines. Sarah has a studio in Omagh Enterprise Centre. Follow Sarah on Twitter (@sarahfyffephoto).

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David Pierce of Black Hole Studio specialises in photo journalism and multi-media, video, animation and design. LIKE David’s Facebook Page here.

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Suzanne Allen is an artisan florist and flower farmer. The exciting twist is that Suzanne, who has worked in agriculture all her life, grows her own flowers at her gardens for weddings. So whether your preference is pink roses, zingy green dahlias or purple hyderangeas – please take a look at Suzanne’s creative incarnations.  She incorporates herbs and fruit such as pineapple sage. LIKE her Facebook Page here.

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A big thank you to Omagh Enteprise for hosting us and to Garth and Aaron from Intermedia Ireland for filming today’s masterclass.

Now it’s time for me to ‘snow’ home to Galway! 🙂 JSB. xx

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