Kenneth Deery, CEO of Galway Chamber, along with Senator Pádraig Ó Céidigh and Eoghan Corry, on Galway Bay FM on 1st September, talking about the importance of US-Irish connection flights through Shannon Airport. These services are of huge benefit to the Western Region, in providing balanced regional development and in attracting FDI’s. Galway Chamber is calling on Government intervention and implementation of the Aviation Taskforce’s recommendations.
Galway Chamber would like to hear from businesses – from every sector, large and small, rural and urban – to form our priorities and policy options for our Pre-Budget Submission 2021 to government. 2020 hasn’t worked out as we would have liked. The COVID-19 crisis has delivered a sharp shock to Galway’s economy and society. All parts of our society have been impacted and virtually every sector of the economy is grappling with issues and trying to figure out what the future holds. Budget 2021 is critical
Businesses in the region should look out for each other in terms of adhering to guidelines in order to avoid a lockdown in the western region, the CEO of Galway Chamber has said. In a statement to members and to the wider business community, Kenny Deery said that such a collective caring will protect all the communities. "Last week I participated on an emergency Chambers Ireland CEO forum call, its focus was on the human and economic impact of the restrictions imposed on Counties Kildare, Laois and
Galway Chamber welcome the announcement of the proposed city bus corridor on Dublin Road going to public consultation at the end of this month. Galway Chamber, through ‘Get Galway Moving’, have been pushing for progress on the delivery of this key piece of infrastructure, and at the end of this consultation period will be calling for an expedited delivery. The proposed development would see the construction of a 4km, multi-modal corridor, accommodating buses, motorists, cyclists and pedestrians. Galway
J.P. Gilmartin, a Partner of Ronan Daly Jermyn law firm, was confirmed as the new President of Galway Chamber at a recent board meeting. Speaking about his new role, Mr Gilmartin said, “I start my tenure amid a pandemic and in the prelude to a tough Brexit, so these are very challenging and difficult times for businesses and our economy. In times like this we need, more than ever, to remain positive, ambitious and focused on our objectives as a Chamber. “ Mr. Gilmartin outlined some of his key
Galway Chamber welcomes the appointment of Hildegarde Naughton as a Minister of State in the new Gov
Galway Chamber has welcomed the news that Hildegarde Naughton will serve as a Junior Minister in Taoiseach Micheál Martin’s government. Kenny Deery, CEO of Galway Chamber said ‘We welcome the news and congratulate Minister Naughton. Minister Naughton’s new appointment to the Department of Transport is good news for Galway and the Region. Galway Chamber has been lobbying to ‘Get Galway Moving’ which is a campaign to highlight the need to improve transport infrastructure and make Galway a more sustainable