North Kildare Chamber highlights support available to small business through the Trading Online Voucher Scheme

Jennifer Forster, Membership and Events Manager with North Kildare Chamber today highlighted the need for businesses in Kildare to trade online. A growing number of Irish businesses are changing to embrace the opportunities presented by the revolution in online consumption. Data from the EU Commission’s digital economic and social index shows that 32% of Irish…

Athy First Friday

Grainne Shaffrey   The last Athy ‘First Friday’ meeting of 2016 will be held this Friday, the 2nd December 2016 in the Clanard Court Hotel.   Joe Boland, Director of Services at Kildare Co. Council has arranged for Grainne Shaffrey of Shaffrey Associates Urban Designers to return to present final designs for some of the…

Kildare County Council win top award at Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards

Kildare County Council last night (24 November 2016) won the ‘Sustaining the Arts’ Award at the Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards. The winning project was the 1916 Sackville street art project. The 13th annual Awards ceremony was held in association with the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government and showcases and…

Vote for Colourtrend!

We at Colourtrend are looking for a favour from our Chamber counterparts, we have made the shortlist for being the sponsor for the Leinster Rugby Team’s Sponsor for a day against Montpellier in January which will see us get major exposure both nationally and internationally on the day via the television coverage, pitchside signage as…

Naas Town Centre Health Check

This Thursday 17th and Saturday 19th November, surveys of shoppers will be taking place in Naas town centre, on behalf of Kildare County Council.  The survey is part of a pilot Town Centre Health Check training programme, being developed by The Heritage Council of Ireland and RGDATA, in conjunction with 10 participating towns across the…

Guest Speaker at Chamber breakfast urges the Hospitality sector to work together

The Annual Chamber Tourism and Hospitality Breakfast was held this morning in Palmerstown House.  This year the guest speaker to address the sector was John Concannon, Director of 1916.  Prior to Ireland 2016, John was director of Fáilte Ireland, the national tourism development authority. He was selected as Irish “Marketer of the Year” in 2011…