CORE 2018 Kilkenny Carlow’s First Inter Firm Team Building Challenge has launched




When: 28th June 2018 15.00 – 19.00

Where: Castlecomer Discovery Park

Getting to the Core of Staff Engagement

Join us for Kilkenny Carlow’s first inter firm team building challenge CORE 2018. This exciting event will see forty companies from across Kilkenny and Carlow battle it out to take the CORE 2018 Best Team accolade.

This June 28th, Kilkenny & County Carlow Chambers of Commerce are inviting companies to take part in a team challenge event, which will comprise of teams engaging in a series of energy filled challenges that enhance communication, coordination and problem solving.

“This event is tailor made to boost team dynamics, build team spirit and improve strategic thinking.  From a Kilkenny Chamber of Commerce perspective it presents a new way of networking with the activities lending themselves to relaxed and informal socialising. With over 200 competitors and more spectators, this will be one of the best inter firm events in the country” John Hurley CEO Kilkenny Chamber of Commerce.

Jo McCarthy, Yvonne Jones, President Carlow Chamber, John Hurley, CEO Kilkenny Chamber, Brian O'Farrell, CEO Carlow Chamber, Kathy Purcell, Manager Castlecomer Discovery Park, Nichola Salmon and John Purcell, KCLR at the launch of Core 2018 which takes place on June 28th PICTURE: PAT MOORE


Each team comprises of five members, teams can be made up from one company or you can join with another company to make up the team. Taking place in the beautiful surroundings of Castlecomer Discovery Park this energetic fun filled event is suitable for all levels of fitness, all that is required is a good attitude and your problem solving skills

“Wellbeing initiatives in the workplace make sense with 6 out of 10 employees saying they will stay with an employer that shows concern for their wellbeing.  Company cultures that embrace community, that are diverse and where people feel valued achieve more. County Carlow Chamber is delighted to be involved in this inter firm challenge that promotes employee wellbeing and gets people talking about it” Brian O’Farrell CEO County Carlow Chamber

The finale of the evening will be a prize giving ceremony to crown CORE 2018 BEST TEAM Champion, followed by a BBQ in the heart of The Discovery Park’s beautiful woodlands.

Castlecomer Discovery Park are experts in delivering team building programmes and see first-hand the benefits for those companies that invest in it.  “Team Building is one of the easiest and best ways to get staff engaged. There is a big difference between a satisfied employee and an engaged one. Engaged employees don’t just look at what their pay packet is at the end of the month, they care about the objectives of the company which fundamentally means better business outcomes” Kathy Purcell of Castlecomer Discovery Park.

CORE 2018 is now open for team registration. Cost per team is €500 (5 members per team) or €100 per person. Includes team building activity, goody bag and post event BBQ and networking event.

Bookings can be made on line at or by email or by phone 056 4440707.  More information available at

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