County Kildare LEADER Partnership is now seeking Expressions of Interest for LEADER grant supports from local community and enterprise groups under the following actions of the LEADER Programme: Community: Support for community infrastructure & activities, capacity building and technical support. Youth: Develop and enhance youth facilities and amenities and capacity building. Rural Towns: Rural town…Details
According to the latest Joint National Listenership Survey, released Weds, October 26th, 2017 (Ipsos MRBI JNLR: 12 months to September 30th, 2017) For the second consecutive quarterly survey, Kfm has added thousands more listeners, who are listening longer across every day, thus extending their lead even further over all national and regional radio competitors broadcasting…Details
Newbridge and Naas set to be powered by SIRO’s 100% fibre optic gigabit broadband network Residents and businesses in Newbridge and Naas will soon be able to avail of SIRO’s Gigabit connectivity (1,000Mbps) which is three times faster than the best service available in Dublin and ten times more powerful than the fastest average internet…Details
Children’s charity Sensational Kids launch new website Graphedia build website for the charity free of charge Award winning children’s charity Sensational Kids has launched its new website which has been proudly sponsored by Naas based Website Design company Graphedia. https://www.sensationalkids.ie/ The charity provides affordable and accessible child development services for children of all abilities,…Details
Gary and Mike Finlay would like to extend a personal invitation to you and your family to our Festive open week The open weekend will include up to €7,000 DISCOUNT and secure the purchase of a new or used vehicle during the event & you can choose from a complimentary; Smyths Toy store Voucher OR…Details
The winner of the Inaugural County Kildare Chamber Community Project of the year has been won by Naas Wild Food Festival, a project run by Naas Tidy Towns. The announcement was made this evening (Friday 20th October ) by Allan Shine CEO of the Chamber. It follows a 2 week online voting campaign which had…Details
NEW TRANSATLANTIC TRADE PARTNERSHIP LAUNCHED BETWEEN KILDARE AND PENNSYLVANIA
Huge Potential For Irish Companies in World’s 19th Largest Economy
Tuesday 17th October 2017
County Kildare Chamber today hosted a very successful trade visit from the Pennsylvanian Dept of Economic Development which was focused on strengthening opportunities for Kildare based companies by increasing export markets and advancing trade opportunities for our 380 members whilst also attracting investment into Kildare from the USA.
Pennsylvania has the 19th largest economy in the World bolstered by the two large cities of Philadelphia and Pittsburgh with an overall population close to 13million and four of the country’s top 50 universities. The delegation which travelled over from the USA this week is also interested in developing a two way flow of business back into Kildare as a result and we were very impressed by the county’s infrastructure, skilled workforce, countryside and proximity to the main transport access hubs in Dublin.
Deputy Secretary of International Business Development for the State of Pennsylvania Joseph Burke who led the US delegation said “We currently host 232 Irish companies who employ 13,945 jobs and we are particularly interested in attracting Irish companies in the Life Sciences, Innovation and Technology sectors to our state. There are huge opportunities for Irish firms to do business in Pennsylvania and we hope to host a trade visit from Kildare by May next year which could be the start of a special two-way beneficiary trade corridor between our state and Kildare County.”
Speaking after the visit, Allan Shine CE of the Chamber in Kildare, said, “The Chamber was delighted to host a visit from the state of Pennsylvania. It gave us the opportunity to further develop trading potential and also for our colleagues to meet with Kildare companies interested in breaking into the US market. Our key partners were also in attendance (Kildare County Council and LEO Kildare). For Kildare to be the location of choice for existing and potential enterprise we need all stakeholders to work together in Kildare and I was delighted that once again this has been very evident. With continued investment in key capital projects underway in Kildare, the county is primed for further foreign direct investment. Businesses today had great opportunities to speak with key influencers in Pennsylvania and we hope to develop our relationship with our colleagues in the state over the coming months.”
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Andy Davies of Celtic Photography, is hosting the Craic’d Charity Sports Quiz in the Waterloo Bar on Baggot Street, Dublin on Sunday, 12th Nov 2017 with all proceeds this year going to fellow members, Sensational Kids. The ‘Quiz with a twist’, now in its 8th year, has raised over €6000 for various charities and…Details