Work Undertaken by Kildare County Council Highlighted In The Excellence in local Government Awards Shortlist

Chambers Ireland today (4 August 2016) announced the shortlist for the Excellence in Local Government Awards 2016 with a total of twenty three local authorities shortlisted over sixteen categories. Kildare County Council have been shortlisted in 5 different categories.   Best Practice in Citizen Engagement :    Celbridge Integrated Services Programme Health & Wellbeing:                               …

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Businesses face a new threat – “Cyber War”

North Kildare Chamber today warned its membership of the impact of Cyber Crime and the need for businesses to remain vigilant The Chamber stated that, “The frequency of cyberattacks against Irish businesses has risen from 25% in 2012 to 44% currently, considerably higher than the global average of 32%.  According to PwC’s 2016 Irish Economic…

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Cyber Security Awareness Seminar

November Briefing Cyber War and Ransomware Your company is in the line of fire! Are you prepared to defend your data against relentless cyber-attacks? Join us for a FREE seminar to uncover areas where your defences could be lacking and learn how to reinforce your potential weak spot. Guest speaker Pat Moran, Head of Cybercrime…

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Budget 2017 Must Look Beyond the Short Term And Prepare the Irish Economy For The Future

  Press Statement 28 July 2016 The Irish Chamber Network, Ireland’s largest business network, today (28 July 2016) launched its Budget 2017 Submission outlining the need for Government to refocus on strategic investment in the infrastructure of the economy to secure Ireland’s economic future. North Kildare Chamber is the largest business organisation in Kildare with…

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Business Profile of the Week – Sky Quest Ltd.

Sky Quest Ltd. is an Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) approved and fully insured Aerial Drone Operator, providing expert services for aerial video and photography, video editing, surveying and mapping.  Sky Quest, based in Sallins, Co. Kildare, was founded in 2015 by Garrett Findlay, an IT Professional with 25 years experience working in the tourism sector.…

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Keeneland Family Day at the Curragh

Keeneland Family Day at the Curragh takes place on Sunday 7th August 2016. Featuring the Keeneland Phoenix Stakes this is the first European two year old Group 1 race of 2016. A clash between some of the best colts and fillies around.   Bring the children and while the adults are cheering the winner’s home,…

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Increasing Minimum Wage is a threat to Competitiveness

North Kildare Chamber today [19th July] commenting on the Low Pay Commission Report said, “The national minimum wage must reflect the current economic realities facing Ireland and Irish business. In a period of low inflation, global economic slowdown and increasing economic uncertainty resulting from the Brexit referendum, any increase to the minimum wage at this…

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Charlie McCreevy Appointed Chairman of the Murray & Spelman Board

Murray & Spelman Ltd announces the appointment of Charlie McCreevy as Chairman of the Board of Directors with effect from 20th July 2016. Mr. McCreevy has previously served as EU Commissioner for Internal Markets and Services and has held positions in several Irish Government Ministerial Offices, including Minister for Finance, Minister for Tourism & Trade…

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Maynooth set to fly the Purple Flag

Photo: Jennifer Forster, North Kildare Chamber, Martin McMahon GM of Picaderos, Oak Alley and Donatello’s, Ronan Twohig House of Finance and Claira Barbour Glenroyal Hotel North Kildare Chamber strives forward with the Purple Flag Application submitted to achieve the prestigious Purple Flag Award for Maynooth and the working group today ( Friday 15th July) is…

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Chamber Brexit Breakfast “ Fintech Hub for Kildare “ It’s an ideal location

As the U.K. economy falters and its political system continues with shock announcements on a daily basis, North Kildare Chamber hosted a breakfast briefing on Brexit this morning with guest speaker Lucinda Creighton. Lucinda, a barrister, former Irish Minister for European Affairs and Member of Parliament is an experienced political strategist and negotiator and now practices…

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