Promoting trade and jobs at Christmas

Carrick’s Christmas Shopping Festival weekend kicks off on Friday.

Carrick’s Christmas Shopping Festival weekend kicks off on Friday.

Discounts will be available to shoppers in participating shops in the town on Friday and Saturday, says Seamus Campbell of Carrick-on-Suir Business Association (COSBA).

And there will be a Christmas market selling local foods, arts and crafts at Carrick Heritage Centre grounds on Friday from 10am to 4pm. Tipp FM will broadcast live from the market and there will be a €100 Carrick shopping voucher draw.

The Carrick Employment Incentives Information Day takes place inside the Heritage Centre the same day from 10am to 3pm. South Tipp Development Company and COSBA will provide information on the JobBridge internship and Jobsplus employer incentive schemes to job seekers and employers.