May 22

Kilkenny Careers & Opportunities Fair


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May 22

Kilkenny Chamber Annual Golf Challenge


Golf Day 2015

May 22

Upcoming Events In Kilkenny

Apr 30

U.S. Ambassador Visits Kilkenny

Ambassador at Castle

Kilkenny Chamber was delighted to host a visit by his Excellency Kevin O’Malley the U.S Ambassador to Ireland recently.

The Ambassador visited Kilkenny Castle and walked along the Medieval Mile before later addressing a gathering of up to 100 Kilkenny business people at the Chamber event in the Newpark Hotel. There he spoke about the strong and longstanding relationship that exists between Ireland and the U.S. and he reaffirmed his commitment to remove many of the challenges faced by SMEs when exporting to the US market.

“This is good news for SME’s in Ireland” said John Hurley, CEO of Kilkenny Chamber. “The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) will address a number of barriers currently faced by SMEs including complex customs procedures and burdensome regulatory compliance.”

The Ambassador was so pleased with the Kilkenny welcome that he promised to pay a return visit in the near future.

Apr 23

Kilkenny Chamber AGM held on Thursday 16th. April

Board Members 2015

The 67th AGM of the Kilkenny Chamber was well attended last week in the Kilkenny River Court Hotel. President Martin Costello remarked that 2014 was a very successful year for the Chamber and John  Hurley CEO reiterated this and outlined that membership was up +19.5% and sales of Kilkenny Gift Vouchers had increased by +32% on the previous year.  The Kilkenny Business Awards in November 2014 was the biggest yet and the Chamber has been instrumental in bringing over 20 high quality jobs to Kilkenny which will be filled over the coming months.

“Many challenges lay ahead but Kilkenny businesses and the Chamber are going very much in the right direction and there is a definite air of optimism about the future. Maintaining a strong and active Chamber is crucial to driving successful business in any town and the Kilkenny Chamber has robust plans to grow its membership and continue to lobby for and represent business interests at all levels in Kilkenny City and County.” he said.

The President thanked everyone for their support and in particular the members of the Board whose professional direction is hugely important for the Chamber.

Board of Directors 2015

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