ReIgnite Programme

The Ludgate Hub The Old bakery, Townshend St., Skibbereen, cork

Reignite Programme: 11 week training course  The Ludgate hub has been announced as 1 of the 6 awardees under Rethink Ireland’s Rural Recovery Fund 2021. The fund was set up to combat the negative effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on rural Ireland. According to Rethink Ireland, “Economic disadvantage, lack of job and educational opportunities and […]


The Celtic Ross Celtic Ross hotel, cork

We are delighted to be a sponsor for the West Cork Farming Awards 2022. "West Cork is renowned for its farming culture and exceptional quality produce and the West Cork Farming Awards, now in their eighth year, champion all that is great about our region’s agricultural sector. The vital work of farming and agri-business never […]


Shinagh Farm Shinagh Estates Dairy Farm, Shinagh, Bandon, Co. Cork, cork

Join Ludgate, AgTech UCD and MTU Kerry for a day of Agri ideation at Carberys newly renovated Visitor Center on the Zero C Farm at Shinagh, Bandon This day-long event will bring together people who can identify challenges facing the Agriculture sector at the present. Those challenges can be vast and varied. Through our facilitator […]


Agri Day 2022

Ludgate are delighted to announce that we will be launching our Nationally acclaimed  Agri Tech Day for registration soon.   More details coming soon....

Percy Ludgate’s Anniversary

Percy Edwin Ludgate (2 August 1883 – 16 October 1922) was an Irish amateur scientist who designed the second analytical engine (general-purpose turing – complete computer) in history.  Ludgate was born in Skibbereen, to Michael Ludgate and Mary McMahon. In fact he was born just a few houses down from the co-working space that now bears his name. Since the invention of […]


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