Chamber News

 

Build Back Better with Meath MBON

There have been a lot of changes in Meath since the last Business Owners Network meeting. Businesses have re-opened; restrictions are constantly easing, and the sun has also made an appearance to brighten the mood. This month’s Meath Business Owners Network meeting was held on Friday the 18th of May with guest speakers Adele Roche from Happy Days consultancy and Stuart Nelson of Jigsaw. Over 30 participants logged in for the June call which was once again chaired by Raymond Gibbons of BMS accountancy. The Meath Business Owners Network is a partnership between County Meath Chamber and Meath Local Enterprise office and is sponsored by Pin...

Meath Business Owners Network meet on Zoom - Protect Your Trade Secrets from Everyday Cyber Risk

In the age of working from home and with the backdrop of the HSE malware attack, the Meath Business Owners Network meeting was held on Friday the 21st of May to discuss how to protect your business & your trade secrets from everyday security risks. Over 50 participants logged in for the May call which was once again chaired by Raymond Gibbons of BMS accountancy. The Meath Business Owners Network is a partnership between County Meath Chamber and Local Enterprise Office Meath and is sponsored by Pinergy and Permanent TSB. Contributors on the day were Gerry Coller – Mitigate Risk Management Solutions, Stephen Mackerel from Work Air...

Good news and positivity trending in County Meath

Press release from Meath County Chamber 10.05.2021 Good news and positivity trending in County Meath The governments path to reopening is well under way and County Meath Chamber, along with all of its members, are delighted to see non-essential retail and businesses offering personal services reopen today, the 10th of May. It has been a long four months of restrictions and while there is still a way to go to get all Meath businesses re-opened, today represents another step closer to a return to economic stability in County Meath. For well over a year, County Meath Chamber have been supporting businesses in the region through the e...

County Meath Chamber launch a Local Re-loadable Gift Card Initiative In A First For Ireland in support of Meath Business

County Meath Chamber launch a Local Re-loadable Gift Card Initiative In A First For Ireland in support of Meath Business Meath GAA is an ambassador for the exclusive County Meath Chamber Mí Meath gift card programme which was developed with the support of local Meath business man Noel Moran and Meath County Council. County Meath Chamber today Monday 26th April launch Mí Meath, a re-loadable shop local solution exclusive to County Meath in a virtual broadcast from Chamber House, Navan. Businesses in Meath that accept Mí Meath cards will be rewarding customers who shop locally by offering discounts whenever the reload...

Free public WIFI now in Navan Town Centre

Free public WIFI now in Navan Town Centre County Meath’s free public WIFI is now operational in Navan town centre.  Meath County Council is delivering the European Commission’s WIFI4EU programme with additional support from the Department of Rural & Community Development.   On Thursday, Meath County Council Cathaoirleach Cllr. David Gilroy, Chief Executive Jackie Maguire, Mayor of Navan Cllr. Francis Deane, Paula McCaul, CEO of County Meath Chamber, John Farrelly from DNG Royal County,  Donna Farrell of Marsh Mackey Recruitment and Eimear Reynolds from Bakelicious gathered in the Market Square to welco...

County Meath Chamber welcomes Network Upgrade

County Meath Chamber welcomes Network Upgrade County Meath Chamber welcomes the decision of Eirgrid to advance the Kildare Meath Network upgrade and to select an underground option for the project. This upgrade is crucial to the social and economic development of the county. The improved connectivity will provide vital infrastructure to transfer power generated in the west of the country to the high demand areas of the east including Co Meath. This include significant power generated from renewable sources which are crucial to addressing climate change while fostering economic growth and employment. “It is the clear that this...

Meath Women in Business and Tech meet virtually

Press release from Meath County Chamber 05.03.21 Meath Women in Business and Tech meet virtually The Meath Women in Business and Tech network met virtually for the first time on Friday the 5th of March. The Network was launched in March 2020 and is a joint initiative between County Meath Chamber and the Meath Local Enterprise Office. Open to all females in business in Meath, the zoom call attracted over 130 participants from the County and was facilitated by Lorraine Murphy from Lorraine Murphy Coaching. Guest speakers on the call were Valerie Moran of eCOMM Merchant Solutions and Minister Helen McEntee. This network aims to...

Local businesses shocked at Bank of Ireland closures in County Meath

Meath Chamber Press release 01.02.21   Local businesses shocked at Bank of Ireland closures in County Meath   The 1st of March, the beginning of Spring and a time of year associated with new beginnings, birth, and fresh starts brought the devastating news that 103 branches of Bank of Ireland are to close in Ireland. 3 of those branches are in County Meath. Bank of Ireland Athboy, Enfield and Ratoath. The Kingscourt branch in County Cavan is also set to close, a branch that would be used by many businesses in North Meath.   The branches are due to close from the end of September. Bank of Ireland have said that...

Turmec signs agency agreement with the Environmental Group for Australia

  Press release issued on behalf of Turmec Teoranta: Turmec signs agency agreement with the Environmental Group for Australia New agency agreement appoints the Environmental Group Limited (‘EGL’) to represent Turmec in Australia  New agreement will improve customer access to Turmec’s innovative waste processing and recycling solutions throughout Australia  Tuesday, 2 March, 2021 - Turmec, the market leader in designing, building and installing waste processing and recycling solutions, is excited to announce a new partnership with the Environmental Group Limited (‘EGL’) to represe...

Chambers Ireland calls for an end to incremental half-measures and fresh start in approach to tackling COVID-19

Chambers Ireland calls for an end to incremental half-measures and fresh start in approach to tackling COVID-19   Chambers Ireland today (23 Feb 2021) says three month extension not long enough and calls on Government to leave incremental half-measures in the past, and start afresh with an expansive, data-driven plan to support business through the impact of COVID-19.   Speaking this evening, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive Ian Talbot said   “The extension of existing financial supports is good news, as it reduces some of the uncertainty for businesses. Yet, right across our Network, there is the very r...

Chambers Ireland Calls for Greater Ambition and Accelerated Pace in Delivering Strategic Infrastructure

Chambers Ireland Calls for Greater Ambition and Accelerated Pace in Delivering Strategic Infrastructure   Chambers Ireland today (22 Feb 2021) calls on Government to put climate action, urban renewal, and gender equality at the heart of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan and National Development Plan.   Speaking this afternoon, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive Ian Talbot said   “The key messages coming from our Network are that Government action must be accelerated and more ambitious. The Irish economy has faced incredible challenges over the past 12 months, the demands that the Brexit process...

Qualitas Electronics Winner at the Enterprise Awards

Congratulations to Alan Jackson and the team at Qualitas Electronics who scooped the North East Region Award at this years National Enterprise Award.  Qualitas Electronics are a manufacturing company based in Duleek, with a team of seven.  Together they provide electronic manufacturing services to the Technology Sector.  A start-to-finish service to build and assemble electronic components and devides to IPC Class 2&3 standards. We were delighted to have Alan on the February MBON meeting for a collective Hip Hip Horray! Qualitas Electronics have recently joined County Meath Chamber.  Visit their profile H...