Entries by ChamberAC

Call for applications for Festival & Event Funding for 2022

Carlow County Council has this week announced details of its Community Festival and Events funding for 2022, supporting community organisations in the County to create experiences for visitors and locals. Carlow County Council Festival & Event Fund aims to assist with the creation of community-based tourism events for County Carlow. The Fund is a combination […]

Failure to adequately support people with disabilities in the workplace must end, says Employers for Change and Chambers Ireland

Time for inclusive change: Failure to adequately support people with disabilities in the workplace must end, says Employers for Change and Chambers Ireland Ahead of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on Friday, Employers for Change and Chambers Ireland are calling on Government to rapidly remove barriers to the workplace and create wider business […]

Carlow Businesses Encouraged to “Look to Liverpool”

Companies encouraged to take a deep dive for export opportunities in 2022.   Businesses in Carlow who have ambition to grow through export sales are encouraged to take part in a new programme which will support them to meet new potential customers in Liverpool. The “Export to Liverpool” programme, which was officially launched today, was […]

Chambers Ireland raises concerns that further Covid-related measures will be needed within weeks

Following a meeting this morning of the Chambers of Commerce Chief Executives from around the country, Chambers Ireland, the voice of Business throughout Ireland, has released a statement on the Government’s “additional measures to reduce levels of social contact and interrupt the spread of Covid-19”. Our network expressed their concerns that the current increase in […]

COP26 – What was reached?

COP26 – What was reached? The following is a short overview of the negotiation outcome of COP26. On Saturday evening, nearly 200 countries agreed on the Glasgow Climate Pact – opinions on whether it’s a success or not naturally differ First ever explicit mentioning of the “phasedown of unabated coal power and phase-out of inefficient […]

Technological University to be established in 2021/2022 academic year

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD has announced IT Carlow and WIT will become a technological university in 2022. At a meeting of the south east Oireachtas members, chairs and presidents, the Minister said that all parties were working toward the new technological university opening its doors by […]

€10,000 Investment Fund up for grabs with inaugural County Carlow Web Awards

County Carlow’s first ever Web Awards will acknowledge and recognise the achievements of Carlow businesses in creating their website and bringing their business online. The Awards will provide Carlow businesses with a great opportunity to showcase their website.   The Awards are being organised by Local Enterprise Office Carlow in Carlow County Council together in […]

Chambers Ireland welcomes Budget 2022 but critical issue of town centres and vacancies has yet to be tackled

Chambers Ireland, the voice of business throughout Ireland, has welcomed the Government’s focus on capital investment, childcare, and remote working in Budget 2022. Speaking this afternoon, Chambers Ireland CEO Ian Talbot said: Business Supports “Chambers Ireland welcomes the Government’s commitment to supporting businesses throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. This has secured jobs, prevented permanent closures and […]

Chambers Ireland calls for accelerated action on the SDGs during 76th UN General Assembly

Along with Heads of State, Chief Executives, and social and business leaders, Chambers Ireland joined the UN Global Compact’s ‘Uniting Business Live’ summit at the 76th UN General Assembly and called for greater ambition and accelerated action on the SDGs ahead of COP26.   Speaking this afternoon, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive Ian Talbot outlined the […]