“Connecting CUMAS Community & Buisness”





New Ross & District Chamber in association with CUMAS New Ross invite you to join us for an After Hours Event at CUMAS (New Ross). This event is FREE and is open to both chamber members & non-members. Their purpose is to promote the work that they do, and develop productive relationships and network with the public through business, education and the community.

Come join us and learn what CUMAS is all about…….

                       Who they are…

                      What they do…

                      and How they do it…!!!!

DATE: Wednesday 27th September 2017        TIME: 5:45pm – 8:00pm

VENUE: CUMAS, Harte Complex, Butlersland Industrial Est., New Ross, Co. Wexford

Open to members & non-members  


Please RSVP to Rowena at e: admin@newroschamber.ie or call New Ross & District Chamber Office on 051-425077 on or before 5.00pm on Tuesday 26th September 2017


Lake Region Medical Charity 4 Mile Run/2 Mile Walk – 2017

Come join us for our annual charity 4 mile run/walk kiddies dash . Lots of fun and prizes to be had including DJ and entertainment for the kids and some well earned refreshments .This year all proceeds go to our two chosen charity’s Our Lady of Fatima school in Wexford and Touching hearts Waterford . So whether your a keen experienced runner or just fancy a stroll through the beautiful park come along all are welcome !! Hope to see you there…

The Lake Region 4 Mile Run/2 Mile Walk will take place on Sunday, 15th Oct at 11:30am in the JFK Arboretum, New Ross Co Wexford

For further details click HERE or check out Lake Region Medical Charity Events on Facebook

New Ross Piano Festival brings Jazz Day on Wednesday 20th Sept

An event that brings business and prestige to the town of New Ross – as well as being pure pleasure to music lovers. There’s a new Jazz Day on Wednesday, with a lunchtime concert at 1 pm with Phil Ware [piano] and Damian Evans [bass]. Why not take your employess up? There’s complimentary tea and coffee afterwards, so they could bring their lunch! In the evening at 8pm the legendary jazz pianist, Enrico Pieranunzi , will be performing. Not to be missed.
The rest of the week is full of events. Details at www.newrosspianofestival.com and Facebook.

Q2 2017 In BUSINESS Magazine

The 2nd quarter of In BUSINESS Magazine is now available, pop in to the New Ross & District Chamber office on 36 South Street and pick up your issue today, can’t call in.. then please click on image below for a pdf format of magazine.

In BUSINESS is brought to you by Chambers Ireland covering all the news from Chambers all over the Country.



Awards DEADLINE has been extended to Friday 29th September-Last chance to enter !

All application/nomination /submission forms for the awards, must be received at the New Ross & District Chamber offices no later than 5.30pm on Friday the 29th September 2017

A full list of award categories, criteria and application forms, can be found at www.newrosschamber.ie or by contacting the Chamber Office.

Winners will be announced at our–

               “GALA EVENING”

Saturday November 4th
in the Brandon House Hotel, New Ross.

Black Tie Tickets:€50pp
Music by ELEMNO




New Ross & District, Business & Community Awards are now in their ninth year, the awards are firmly established, attracting over 75 entries in 2016.  They provide business and community groups in the town and district an opportunity to share their inspiring stories and showcase achievements.

Speaking on the night, Chamber president, John Mc Sweeney welcomed those in attendance ….and thanked all the sponsors..

This year, a total of 12 award categories were announced. These include some firm favourites such as “ Best New Start Up”, “Small Business of the Year ”, “Community & Social Enterprise Award” and “New Ross & District Person of the Year Award”.

The hotly contested “Business Woman of the Year Award” and “Sports Club of the Year Award” feature for their second consecutive year with the addition of two new categories including “Professional Services Award” and “Social Media Award”.

Speaking on behalf of Wexford County Council, this year’s title sponsor, An Cathaoirleach Willie Fitzharris said “last year’s winners had set the bar high”.

Ann O’ Connor of Secret Valley Wildlife Park and Winner of “Business of the Year” 2016 told of the positive impact the award had made on her business. She said “We couldn’t believe we had won it.  We could now market ourselves as the Award-Winning Secret Valley Wildlife Park”. Ann went on to explain that they have since captured new markets including Hen Parties and Corporate Evenings.

Free to enter, applications are now open for the 2017 awards and business & community groups across the town and district will have until September 22nd to get their entries in.

This year’s awards will also be supported by Media Partners, The New Ross Standard and renowned crystal sculptor Fred Curtis who will design and craft the trophies for the lucky winners.

Award category sponsors include A.I.B., Lake Region Medical an Integer Company, Local Enterprise Board (Wexford), Guardian Fire & Safety, Samantha Kelly AKA Tweeting Goddess, JFK Trust, Secret Valley Wildlife Park & Zoo, Creacon Wellness Retreat, Loftus Hall, and Molloy’s Supervalu New Ross.

Some of the attendance at our Annual Summer BBQ at Creacon Wellness Retreat which coincided with the official Launch of the 2017 New Ross & District Business & Community Awards.


Have you got your “Manual Handling” up to date?

New Ross & District Chamber are providing a Manual Handling Program on Friday 11th August 2017 and is available to members and non members.   Click HERE for full details of training.

Time: 2.00pm to 5.00pm

Venue: Conference Room @ the Rising Tide Business Centre, No 35 South Street New Ross

Cost: Chamber Members €35                 Non-Members €40                   Places Available: 10

Trainer:  Silver Fern First Aid & Safety Training

BOOK YOUR PLACE TODAY………..Tel: 051 425077  Email: admin@newrosschamber.ie



Ever wonder how social media, digital marketing works and were always too afraid to ask.

New Ross & District Chamber in association with  Lorcan Kinsella Founder & CEO of Brand Nova Digital  will be hosting a number of evenings for businesses over the coming months..

Places Available: 10                           Bookings/Inquiries To: New Ross & District Chamber
Next Date: TBC                                     T: 051 425077        E: admin@newrosschamber.ie

Times: 6.15pm to 9.00pm         Venue: Conference Room @ the Rising Tide Business Centre, No 35 South Street, New Ross, Co. Wexford.

Cost: Chamber Members Free             Non-Chamber Members €10.00 PP

Titled “How To Market Your Business Online” aims to demystify the jargon associated with social media & digital marketing.

We hope to see you there and help New Ross to Go Digital!



EW Levingstone & Co Celebrates 4 Decades in New Ross

1977  –  2017

Congratulations to Ernest and his team celebrating 40 years in business in New Ross on the 1st July. Ernest a long standing member of New Ross & District Chamber and a director for many years has tirelessly supported New Ross Businesses and Community. We are delighted for him and his celebrations and wish him many more years in New Ross. www.ewlevingstoneaccountants.ie

New Ross in Bloom

Its that time of year and we are currently putting together the finer details for New Ross in Bloom 2017. We want New Ross to look even more beautiful again this summer with the stunning floral displays we can achieve with the help of the New Ross Tidy Towns and the local business community. We look forward once again to all the retailers and residents getting involved in this wonderful project that showcases our town at its best.

If you wish to participate in the project in 2017 or require further information, please contact the New Ross & District Chamber office tel:051-425077 or e:admin@newrosschamber.ie


Download order form Here……….

Chamber Vouchers available all year round!!

In 2015 over €220,000 was spent locally! As a community, we need to realise that our spending decisions will directly impact on the job security of our friends and families. Every Euro we spend locally has a multiplier effect in our community that benefits us and the local economy.

The vouchers are available in denominations of €20, and €50 and are accepted in over 70 businesses in New Ross. Vouchers can be purchased by completing the Order Form, or contact New Ross & District Chamber Office The Rising Tide Business Centre, No 36 South Street, by phoning 051-425077, or by emailing admin@newrosschamber.ie

Participating Outlets


Under the current revenue rules, employer’s are permitted to give a once off payment up to €500 worth of vouchers to each employee without any tax implications for either, i.e. the employee can accept vouchers without incurring PAYE, PRSI  USC or BIK.  The employer is not liable for PRSI . Also if the voucher is treated as a bonus or part there of, it can be claimed as a business expense. The only obligation on the employer is to keep a record of employee’s that they issue vouchers to.

To the purchaser- the chamber will charge an administration fee of:-

  • 7% on the first €1,000.00 of any voucher order and 5% on any additional amount up to €4,000.
  • 5% on orders of €4,000 and over.




If you are in business and would like to join the New Ross & District Chamber Voucher Scheme please contact New Ross & District Chamber Office on 051-425077 or email: admin@newrosschamber.ie    Main benefits of becoming a participating outlet are: Accepting New Ross & District  Shopping Vouchers encourages uplift in sales, Maintain and develop your customer base, Attract new customers from surrounding areas, Get recognition for work to promote New Ross collectively, Part of a brand that promotes quality, value, choice and excellence in customer service,

Your money is spent in the New Ross & District  and stays in the New Ross & District.

Your money supports New Ross District Jobs & Employment.