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Welcome to Enniscorthy & District Chamber

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Welcome to our website. We in Enniscorthy and District Chamber hope that you will find our website and its links informative whether you are visiting as a member or potential member, foreign direct investor, SME, sole trader or an investor interested in locating a business or branch in the vibrant South East of Ireland. We have fantastic infrastructure including Motorway, Nearby Airports, Shipping Ports, and now, High-Speed Broadband. Enniscorthy Town and District, including the town of Bunclody, together make a fantastic place in which to live and do business. We hope that this website and its links will ensure that this message reaches as large an audience as possible and positively enhances the business life of our community. This is our aim.
– Maree Lyng, President, Enniscorthy & District Chamber

Upcoming Events

  • Wed
    13
    Feb
    2019

    Date: Wednesday 13th February
    Time: 7:30am - 9am
    Cost: Chamber Members €5 per person, Non-Members €10 per person
    Location: The Enniscorthy & District Office, Portsmouth House, Templeshannon Y21A6K1
    Speaker:  Patricia Delaney, Employer Relations Manager.
    Topic: YESS – Youth Employment Support Scheme

    The Talk will be about the new Internship scheme, YESS – Youth Employment Support Scheme. This scheme replaces the old Jobbridge scheme which many wexford employers availed of.  Patricia will talk about the main points and how they can avail of the scheme

    She will also talk about the upgraded JobsIreland website, which is the government’s public employment services jobs website. Where they offer a completely free recruitment service, Patricia will show how they can access the service.

  • Tue
    19
    Feb
    2019
    Date: Tuesday 19th February 2019
    Time: 08.45am – 11.30am
    Cost: Free
    Location: Riverside Hotel, The Promenade, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford
    Topic: Employment Law, HR and Health & Safety 

     

    Enniscorthy & District Chamber have arranged a seminar free of charge in association with Peninsula which will provide you with the knowledge and tools you need to manage these issues effectively.

     
    Every business will be faced with Employment Law, HR and Health & Safety issues at some point. It’s crucial that you know how to handle these issues and ensure that appropriate procedures are in place to safeguard your business. 

    Join us for essential insights into:

    • How to deal with complex staff procedures such as bullying and harassment, disciplinary, redundancy and equality in the workplace
    • Managing sick leaves, parental leaves and under-performance
    • Understand the upcoming Miscellaneous Provisions Bill
    • Find out more about the criminal liability for employment law breaches
    • The abolishment of Zero Hour contracts and introduction of Banded Hours contracts
    • Updating policies and company handbooks (including social media and CCTV policies)
    • Avoiding health & safety mistakes that could cost thousands

     

    To register for this event please contact Peninsula by ringing 01 850 6055 or email: events@peninsula-ie.com and quote reference number: 43838

     

  • Wed
    06
    Mar
    2019

    Date: Wednesday 6th March
    Time: 7:30am - 9am
    Cost: Chamber Members €5 per person, Non-Members €10 per person
    Location: The Enniscorthy & District Office, Portsmouth House, Templeshannon Y21A6K1
    Speaker:  Linda Ryan from WWETB
    Topic: To be confirmed

  • Wed
    03
    Apr
    2019

    Date: Wednesday 3rd April.
    Time: 7:30am - 9am
    Cost: Chamber Members €5 per person, Non-Members €10 per person
    Location: The Enniscorthy & District Office, Portsmouth House, Templeshannon Y21A6K1
    Speaker: Eugene Doyle from Doyle Fielding Chartered Accountants.
    Topic: Tax savings for business people.

    Eugene will be discussing  the following topics, 

    • How to avail of a 10% rate of Capital Gains Tax using  Entrepreneurs relief .
    • How to use Retirement relief to avoid paying Capital Gains Tax .
    • How to reduce gifts and inheritance tax by passing on business assets .

     

    Eugene Doyle

    Eugene Doyle is a Chartered Accountant and Qualified Financial Advisor. He is the firms founding partner having established the business in October 1987. Eugene studied in Carlow Regional Technical College in 1977 and holds a Certificate in Business Studies. Eugene is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants having qualified in 1983. Prior to the setting up of his own business Eugene trained and worked for Sheil Kinnear & Co. Chartered Accountants and IFAC Accountants and has over 30 years practice experience.

    The Objective:

    • To provide B2B Networking sessions for the business community in the Enniscorthy & District Area
    • To provide businesses with new business opportunities
    • To update businesses on issues relevant to their business
    Pre-registration is required by emailing admin@enniscorthychamber.ie 
  • Wed
    01
    May
    2019

    Date: Wednesday 1st May 2019
    Time: 7:30am - 9.00am
    Cost: Chamber Members €5 per person, Non-Members €10 per person.
    Location: The Enniscorthy & District Office, Portsmouth House, Templeshannon Y21A6K1
    Speaker:  Teresa Smyth from AIB 
    Topic: Speaker to be confirmed

  • Fri
    03
    May
    2019

    Date: Friday 3rd, May.
    Time: Shotgun start at 2pm.
    Cost: €200 for Team of 4.
    Location: Enniscorthy Golf Club.

  • Wed
    08
    May
    2019

    Date: Wednesday 1st May 2019
    Time: 7:30am – 9.00am
    Cost: Chamber Members €5 per person, Non-Members €10 per person.
    Location: The Enniscorthy & District Office, Portsmouth House, Templeshannon Y21A6K1
    Speaker:  Teresa Smyth from AIB 
    Topic: AIB Product offerings for new Start ups and existing businesses.

  • Sat
    18
    May
    2019

    Date: Wednesday, 5th June, 2019.
    Time: 7:30am - 9.00am.
    Cost: Chamber Members €5 per person, Non-Members €10 per person.
    Location: The Enniscorthy & District Office, Portsmouth House, Templeshannon Y21A6K1.
    Speaker:  Margaret Murphy from South Regional Resource Management office.
    Topic:  Resource Efficiency.

  • Wed
    05
    Jun
    2019

    Date: Wednesday 5th June
    Time: 7:30am - 9am
    Cost: Chamber Members €5 per person, Non-Members €10 per person
    Location: The Enniscorthy & District Office, Portsmouth House, Templeshannon Y21A6K1
    Speaker: Margaret Murphy from Southern Region Waste Management Office
    Topic: Resource Efficiency for Businesses

    Margaret Murphy

     

    Margaret Murphy is the Resource Efficiency Officer with the Southern Region Waste Management Office. The office is funded by all ten local authorities in the region, including Wexford County Council. We aim to achieve strategic objectives as specified in our Regional Waste Management Plan which is available on our website www.srwmo.ie.

     

    Resource Efficiency for Businesses
    Margaret Murphy will speak generally on waste prevention and reducing waste at source. The talk will also include specific quick wins that any business can use to reduce waste and improve their waste management practices. An outline of the EcoMerit Programme for businesses will also be covered - the talk will highlight the typical savings that EcoMerit helps businesses to achieve through  improved energy, waste and water management.

     

  • Fri
    14
    Jun
    2019

    Date: Friday, 7th June
    Time: 12pm - 2pm
    Cost: Chamber Members €15 per person, Non-Members €20 per person
    Location: Kilcannon Garden Centre, Old Dublin Rd, Blackstoops, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford
    Speaker: Phil Walker from Cool Planet
    Topic: Climate Change 

    Phil Walker

    Phil is an engineer who started his career in the UK shipbuilding industry. Later he was based in South Korea, then China, developing quality and environmental certification businesses for an international certification body.
    He now runs the EcoMerit environmental support and certification scheme, which helps Irish SME’s to improve their sustainability while making significant savings in their energy, waste and water costs. There are now more than 100 EcoMerit certified sites across Ireland including five in the Enniscorthy area.
    Phil holds a first class honours degree in Naval Architecture; an M.Sc. in Production Technology; a Diploma in Welding Technology; and a Fellowship in Manufacturing Management.

    Climate Change 

    Dail Eireann has declared a climate emergency in Ireland. Why is that, and what should Irish businesses (and individuals) be doing about it? We all know that climate change is a real threat. You may be surprised to discover how easy it is to start making a difference, and how much money it can save you, while you play your part.
  • Wed
    04
    Sep
    2019

    Date: Wednesday 4th September 2019
    Time: 7:30am - 9.00am
    Cost: Chamber Members €5 per person, Non-Members €10 per person.
    Location: The Enniscorthy & District Office, Portsmouth House, Templeshannon Y21A6K1
    Speaker: Heather Hadrill from the Wexford Mental Health Association
    Topic: The IPS Model of Supported Employment. 

    Marion Barry, Employment Specialist Supervisor and Heather Hadrill, Employment Specialist for North Wexford, for the Wexford Mental Health Association, will discuss the IPS Model of Supported Employment. 

    IPS stands for Individual Placement and Support to support those with mental illness, in their efforts to achieve steady, meaningful employment in mainstream competitive jobs, either part time or full time.

    The Employment Specialists are central to the IPS programme and are integrated into the Mental Health Teams to support service users to return to work.  Marion and Heather will discuss the principles of the IPS model, what motivates employers to hire IPS clients and how it can be a win-win for both clients and employers.

    Heather Hadrill, Biography

    Heather Hadrill, currently works as an Employment Specialist for the Wexford Mental Health Association. She has experienced a diverse career to date, working with a range of organisations, managing client relationships, multiple projects and facilitation of confidence building and theatre workshops.  She is a qualified Craniosacral Therapist and Speech & Drama Teacher. Heather also has a B.A. Degree in Communications, from Dublin City University and a Business Management Development Certificate from Waterford Institute of Technology.  She worked as News Broadcaster and Researcher with South East Radio for six years before taking up Self-employment.  As a Craniosacral Therapist, Heather has worked with clients in Dublin and Wexford and received further training in London on Trauma and Healing from leading experts.  Heather’s professional work in Theatre includes over 10 years Directing and Producing Theatre productions in Ireland, Baroque Opera in the Czech Republic, teaching drama to children and adults, and as a Drama/Communications Tutor for Wexford Local Development.

    Marion Barry,

    Marion Barry is the Senior Employment Specialist with the IPS Employment Specialist programme and has been working with the programme since Jan 2015. Marion’s career profile has 20 years of business experience in retail and hospitality which includes a 15 year period of self-employment. During that period Marion was responsible for all overall operations, recruitment, human resources management, training and development within her organisation. Marion has detailed educational history in business and support including a Bachelor Business Management (hons) degree.

    Marion has a strong interest in supporting people with disabilities and she volunteers with early school leavers seeking employment. Marion also trained as a support worker with early intervention and behaviours supports for autism.

    Marion developed successful and meaningful relationships with key people in the business community to generate vocational opportunities for IPS ES clients. Her relationship with business people has been forged and cultivated over the past 20 years of her business/training career. The knowledge and relationships she nurtured has benefited the development and progression of the IPS Employment Specialist service.  Having had detailed experience of the IPS ES programme Marion believes that the private and public sector partnership, can under the right conditions offer service users hope in career development acting as a productive member of the wider community.

     

  • Fri
    27
    Sep
    2019

    Date: Friday, 11th October.
    Time: 12pm - 2pm.
    Cost: Chamber Members €15 per person, Non-Members €20 per person.
    Location: Kilcannon Garden Centre, Old Dublin Rd, Blackstoops, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford.
    Speaker: Marion Barry & Heather Hadrill from the Wexford Mental Health Association.
    Topic: The IPS Model of Supported Employment. 

    Marion Barry, Employment Specialist Supervisor and Heather Hadrill, Employment Specialist for North Wexford, for the Wexford Mental Health Association, will discuss the IPS Model of Supported Employment. 

    IPS stands for Individual Placement and Support to support those with mental illness, in their efforts to achieve steady, meaningful employment in mainstream competitive jobs, either part time or full time.

    The Employment Specialists are central to the IPS programme and are integrated into the Mental Health Teams to support service users to return to work.  Marion and Heather will discuss the principles of the IPS model, what motivates employers to hire IPS clients and how it can be a win-win for both clients and employers.

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