Businesses must actively prepare for worst case Brexit scenario

Following yesterday’s (9 July 2019) publication of the revised Brexit contingency action plan from the Irish Government, Allan Shine, CEO of County Kildare Chamber is urging businesses to prepare for a highly possible ‘no-deal’ outcome this October. “Yesterday’s revised contingency action plan was published as a result of the lack of action being taken, or…

Kildare Chamber call on the delivery on infrastructure commitments which must be priority of Government in Budget 2020

Following this week’s publication of the Summer Economic Statement by the Minister for Finance, County Kildare Chamber call on Government to ensure that funding commitments made under Project 2040 are delivered, regardless of Brexit outcome.   Speaking this week, Allan Shine, Chief Executive of the Chamber, acknowledged the extremely difficult scenario the Government faces this…

Boston Calling!

County Kildare Chamber are leading a trade delegation to Boston on the 30th September – 4th October.   The aim of the trade visit is  to assist indigenous companies to do business in export markets and to raise the profile of Kildare in the NE coast of USA market as an investment destination.   The objectives are to…

OpenSky to create 80 jobs after €2.5M investment in expansion

OpenSky to create 80 jobs after €2.5M investment in expansion Company has achieved 30% revenue growth year-on-year Services include Artificial Intelligence and Robotic Process Automation OpenSky expanding into new markets including the US OpenSky, Ireland’s only GovTech transformation specialist which provides process automated solutions to public sector bodies, today announces that it has invested €2.5…

Agri tech sector crucial for a growing population

Peter Carey (CEO Kildare County Council), His Excellency Mr. Richard Andrews – Australian Ambassador to Ireland and Allan Shine (CEO County Kildare Chamber).   On Tuesday 23rd April, County Kildare Chamber was privileged to host the Australian Ambassador to Ireland, His Excellency Mr Richard Andrews as Guest of Honour at a Chamber lunch in The…

County Kildare Chamber call on Kildare County Council to confirm the date for the opening of the 3 lane M7 Naas road widening

Following the announcement yesterday by Kildare County Council that the opening of the 3 lane of the M7 Naas road has been delayed, the Chamber are calling for definitive date for completion of the works.  Allan Shine, CEO of County Kildare Chamber said, “This road is one of the businesses roads in the country and…

Chamber Health & Wellbeing Symposium Heralded a Great Success

County Kildare Chamber hosted a Health and Wellbeing conference in The Clanard Court Hotel in Athy on Friday morning with a key note address from Sir Ranulph Fiennes, the world’s most famous living explorer.  526 delegates attended the event which the Chamber hosted in association with LEO Kildare. The adventurer recalled attempting to climb onto…

Sheehy Motor Group to host vehicle technician apprenticeship evening

Sheehy Motor Group, are delighted to announce the launch of their new automotive “Apprenticeship PLUS Programme”.  As a multi-franchise dealership with locations in both Kildare and Carlow, the company recognises the key role that apprenticeships play in ensuring the development of future skills for an evolving industry and in particular for the Automotive Technician. With…