Oliver works from Ludgate and has done since he moved to West Cork with his family, He is one of the founders of Ludgate. Oliver enjoys the culture and environment of West Cork, keen on the outdoors he can be from his desk to Lough Inagh in ten minutes. He say of Ludgate
It is a pioneering initiative which has created and continues to evolve a rural digital ecosystem.
Environmental Research Impact and Innovation
Lisa Johnson an Environmental Scientist , who relocated to West Cork and joined Ludgate in 2019. Lisa says of her move
The Ludgate Hub and the facilities it offers businesses, freelancers and remote workers was a major factor in choosing West Cork, and indeed I feel incredibly fortunate to be able to build a career in somewhere so beautiful yet vibrant.
James works as a Senior software developer for Teamwork
The Ludgate has provided us with a great opportunity to work in the digital sector while enjoying the beautiful surrounding area.
Lucy works remotely for Granite Digital, One of Ireland’s leading Digital Agency, with a proven record for delivering results and new business for clients through custom web applications development and search engine marketing. Lucy originally from Skibbereen moved back to West Cork in 2018 with her young family.
Ludgate has played a huge role in enabling me to work from West Cork. The speed of the connectivity is great, as are the facilities available here.
Novas is a voluntary agency that works with single people, families and children who are disadvantaged and socially excluded.
The 24-hour access to the building is great for me. I spend most of my day out meeting clients so by the end of the day when I need somewhere to work writing up reports sending emails, the Ludgate’s 24-hour access policy for members facilitates this need.
Yvonne works remotely from Ludgate for FROSCH CTM, a corporate Travel Company. She joined Ludgate in 2018 and works remotely here as a Senior Travel Agent. As a mum of young children, Yvonne says that she
I really Enjoy the convenience of the location, this saves me 3 hours a day as I do not have to commute to the company’s head office in Cork everyday, giving me more time with my family.
Martin is a marine biogeochemist and open science advocate with a strong interest in innovation and impact from research. He’s research interests lie in the biology, chemistry and physics of ocean-atmosphere gas exchange and biogeochemical cycling of nitrogen and carbon, especially in shelf seas.
In 2018 he left academia to pursue a new life in Ireland.
DevOps Engineer at Teamwork.com
Client Relationship Manager at BNY Mellon
Business Development, Events & Startups at Waylay
Operating from the Ludgate Hub and West Cork has been hugely beneficial for me at a personal level, as well commercially. West Cork & Cork has a diverse, exciting & supportive entrepreneurial ecosystem. It is a pleasure to grow a start-up in a unique location like West Cork.
Enda is general manager at Spark Crowdfunding, Ireland’s leading equity crowdfunding platform, looking after the Munster region. A career in business advisory to entrepreneurial businesses at home and abroad. As an EY partner, initiated and led The EY Entrepreneur of the Year Programme for many years. A programme that has been widely recognised for it’s contribution to Ireland’s enterprise culture.
A graduate of Law at UCC, with an MA in Cultural Policy and Arts Management, Phoebe is joining Fastnet having gathered extensive experience in digital marketing and web design – with particular experience of the arts scene. Having worked at Cork Opera House, Cork Midsummer Festival, Cork International Film Festival and The O’Reilly Theatre in Dublin, Phoebe is looking forward to working with businesses in West Cork to help them make the most of all that online marketing has to offer.
Operation & Client Manager, Gaido Ltd.
Joanne works remotely from Ludgate for FROSCH CTM, a corporate Travel Company. She joined Ludgate in 2018 and works remotely here as a Senior Travel Agent.