eCommerce Conference

Posted on September 20th, 2017

Retail Excellence is delighted to launch their annual eCommerce Conference which will take place on Wednesday 27th September. Expect a totally engaging and informative Conference filled with futuristic information for all eCommerce retail leaders which will blend insightful and actionable content to drive Irish retailers competently on their digital journey. Additional benefits of the Conference include: – Entry to Retail Excellence Google, Facebook & Twitter courses – A complimentary copy of the latest Ecommerce Europe report (valued at €1,200) – Copies of the Retail Excellence eCommerce and GDPR manuals.

For more information on the Retail Excellence eCommerce activities please contact…

AIB continues to lead mortgage market

Posted on September 19th, 2017

AIB continues to lead mortgage market

Significant pricing announcement for new and existing customers with the most competitive rates

  • Standard Variable Rate (SVR) down to 3.15% – Fifth consecutive reduction in three years
  • Resulting in a €1,500 annual saving on 200k mortgage
  • A new 7 year fixed rate at 3.5%

AIB continues to lead the mortgage market by announcing a 0.25% reduction in its SVR, the fifth rate reduction for existing customers in three years.

Based on today’s announcement a customer will see an annual repayment saving of €315 on a €200,000 mortgage over 25 years. At current…

Ennis Chamber Golf Outing 2017 Results

Posted on September 18th, 2017


In Picture, John O’ Farrell Specsavers ( main sponsor) William Cahir, President Ennis Chamber and Michael Guerin, Ennis Chamber.


Golf Outing 2017



The Ennis Chamber Annual Golf Classic took place on Friday 15th of September at Woodstock Golf and Country Club. The day was a huge success, with over 20 teams taking part and despite the occasional shower, everyone quickly got into the swing of things as the friendly competition kicked off.


The results were as follows:

1st place with 96 points was Monitor team with Tom Dormer, Con Ryan,…

Welcome new member Dr. Laura Murillo of Leeunwenhoek Health Screening

Posted on September 18th, 2017

A shift from fighting disease to prevention Changing health trends, demographics and incidence of chronic lifestyle-related diseases affect our society. But fortunately, we are seeing a gradual shift from treating diseases to a proactive disease prevention and promotion of wellness.  Cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension, kidney disease and cancer are of a chronic nature and come with high health, economic and emotional costs. All good reasons to be more health conscious and more aware of the benefits of proactive health management.  With the aim of “Making Prevention Popular”, Leeuwenhoek offers its service from Monday to Saturday from early in the

Commitment to Increase Capital Expenditure Vital for Competitiveness

Posted on September 18th, 2017


Commitment to Increase Capital Expenditure Vital for Competitiveness

The publication today (14/09/2017) of the Mid-Term Review of the Capital Plan is an important step towards improving Ireland’s competitiveness and ability to meet future challenges.

Commenting on the Review, Chambers Ireland, Chief Executive, Ian Talbot said, “An additional €4.1 billion being committed to capital spending between 2018-2021 will be welcome news to businesses across the country. This increased spending by Government is an important first step that will fund important infrastructure projects in priority areas such as transport, housing, water, and will drive continued economic improvement. As economic conditions…

Ennis Chamber CE Scheme Shortlisted For Climate Award

Posted on September 13th, 2017


The Ennis Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce its involvement through their Community Employment Scheme  in the rejuvenation and regeneration of the Ennis West Community Garden.  The seven  outdoor staff of Ennis Chamber enthusiastically embarked on a comprehensive rectification of this community space which involved deep cleaning, replanting and reflooring of the garden area to beautify and encourage the local community to make the area a focal point in its dealings. The aim of this transformation project is to encourage the inhabitants to establish organic community gardening and be a social point for people to meet and catch…

Training Courses Available

Posted on September 13th, 2017




Upcoming courses provided by ACIST Skillnet and the Ennis Chamber of Commerce

€100 per person for each course.


Monday 18th September 9.30 to 4.30 Treacy’s West County – last few places

GDPR Awareness – Find out how to comply with new data protection rules due to be enforced in May 2018.


Thursday 28th September

Customer Service Fundamentals – Great Customer Service 1day course aimed at Services, Retail and Hospitality Sectors


Thursday 28th September

Microsoft Excel Fundamentals – Basic course including managing sheets, formula’s, graphs and more


Bookings can be made via

Ennis Chamber Golf Outing

Posted on September 13th, 2017

Title Sponsor: Specsavers Ennis

Ennis Chamber Annual Golf Outing has been arranged for Friday September 15th in Woodstock Golf Club with Specsavers, Ennis as official sponsor. The cost is only €240 per team. This year the chamber is involved in a huge range of initiatives for all business sectors to assist the business environment in Ennis, The Golf Outing is the Chambers only annual fundraiser and therefore  we would ask that it is well supported by you.

Please contact the Ennis Chamber office on 0656842988  to book your preferred tee time.



Local Property Tax

Posted on September 11th, 2017


Monday, 11 September 2017


Proper Consideration Must be Given to the Impact of Local Adjustment Factor in Local Property Tax


Local Authority Budgets and LPT Decisions should be aligned to improve quality of decision making 


As Councils across the country meet this month to consider their Local Adjustment Factor for Local Property Tax (LPT) Chambers Ireland called for due consideration to be given to the impact of their decision on local services and the competitiveness of businesses.

Speaking today (11/09/17), Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland said, “We ask those voting on the…

Cost of Car Insurance – Survey

Posted on August 30th, 2017

Cost of Insurance – Survey


The Cost of Insurance working group run out of the Department of Finance has asked us to survey our members.


The survey is hosted on SurveyMonkey and can be found on the following link:


We will distribute the results following the closure of the survey.


The survey needs to be completed by the 8th of September. If you have any questions please contact:



  1. Green Public Procurement – GPP4Growth Project

The Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment is participating in the INTERREG project…