Entries by Brian O'Farrell

“Places Matter”- New Reference Guide Illustrates Chamber-Led Best Practice in Supporting Local Economies

Chambers Ireland has today (11 November 2020) published its ‘Places Matter’ – Chamber Guide to Best Practice in Collaboration and Local Economic Development. Supported by An Post, the ‘Places Matter’ Guide contains best practice examples of collaboration from across the Chamber Network, Local Authorities and their agencies, and showcases the diverse initiatives to support economic […]

Chambers Ireland launches new research on digital learning and skills development during COVID-19 restrictions

Chambers Ireland today (22 September 2020) launches new data on engagement with training and life-long learning between the months of March and June. The survey polled businesses and employees to find out whether businesses were upskilling in response to COVID-19, and if so, how and what they were training in. The data found that: 1021 […]

Putting Place First – Government Budget 2021 stimulus must restore the health of our towns and cities

Chambers Ireland today (10 September 2020), launches its submission to Government detailing recommendations to be included in Budget 2021 and the longer term National Economic Plan. Aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals, the Chambers Ireland Budget 2021 Submission makes a series of recommendations that will support businesses to trade through the Pandemic through enabling our […]

New Chamber president exploring trade connections with India

Less than 24 hours after taking over as the 37th President of the County Carlow Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Tourism; Colin Duggan met with Mr. Sandeep Kumar, Ambassador of India to Ireland in his first official engagement, exploring opportunities for trade and collaboration for Carlow companies. The meeting with Ambassador Kumar was hosted in […]

Shop Carlow , Shop Local and Shop Safe

Carlow County Council have teamed up with the team in KCLR to launch a promotional campaign to encourage the general public to Shop Local, Shop Safely, Keep it in the County. The campaign which runs during July & August aims to encourage people to shop local by showing the excellent products and services on offer […]