Saturday 22nd April-A fun family day out in New Ross for All!!!

A fun family day out in New Ross for all.

Ladies it’s the day to come to town and wear your Easter Bonnet. Enjoy strolling the streets of New Ross browsing shops. New Ross has unique  family run businesses from Fashion, Jewellery, Gift  Cosmetic and Food what a choice of top quality goods at the right price, a compact shopping area to spend a few hours and  pick up some of the special offers on the day.

You can also enjoy all the bonnets on display and  spend time exploring the shops, as there will be bonnets of all shapes and sizes young and old to admire as the annual Wexford Sports and Classic Car Club will have the Quay full of cars and are hosting Ford 100 cars marking a historical landmark in Irish motoring. This event gets bigger and better every year and is one of the biggest FREE CAR SHOWS around.

Bring your family to New Ross and, let your  children  take part in a fun Treasure Hunt, experience been a pirate on board the Tall Ship Dunbrody which is moored at the quayside, visit the Apex Leisure Swimming Pool for a swim or gym work out.

Get together throughout the day for morning coffee, lunch or afternoon tea in the many cafes restaurants like the shops are family run offering a variety range of home coking

Pick up the New Ross Street Focus street map and take a walk along the river side board walk, shake hands with John F Kennedy, visit the Ros Tapestry, a short walk away is the award winning Library Park and then take a stroll around the refurbished St Mary’s Church and grounds as part of The Norman Way. There is so much to be seen, things you miss every time you rush long the quays and over the river Barrow.

New Ross Boat Club and New Ross Sea Scouts will be out enjoying the waters of the River Barrow on the day, if interested in taking up water sport activities do make contact and they give you advice

This year the New Ross Branch of the RNLI will launch their National Mayday Appeal on the 22nd April in conjunction with the Wexford Sports and Classic Car Club car show, the Mayday Appeal raises much need moneys to ensure the volunteer crew members are fully trained and equipped to answer the call whenever it comes regardless of time or conditions. and details on how to get involved

 

New Ross is so close, it’s just down the road, the centre of the South East come and visit on Saturday 22nd April enjoy the area and all the Bonnets on the day.

 

PRESS RELEASE from Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT)

Large demand for Agri-Food graduates in the South East, careers event hears:                    

50 top names in Agri-Food, Horticulture and Forestry industries participate in the annual Land Sciences Careers Day for WIT students.
Students and companies in attendance at the annual WIT’s Land Sciences Careers Day (24 March 2017) heard that there is a need for approx. 1,000 candidates to ‘sustain’ the sector. Read More…..

UPDATE on St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Window Competition

UPDATE ON ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE:

There will be rolling road closures in New Ross for this years parade on Friday. Sergeant Eddie Wilde said road closures will follow the parade’s route from the Bosheen to Irishtown and down through the town. He said the quay will be closed to lorries with traffic diversions in place from 3:00pm – 5:00pm.

There will be a large Garda presence in the town on the day. Parade organisers said excitement is building in New Ross as St. Patrick’s Day approaches for what will the biggest parade ever. All home owners on the route are asked to move the cars before 11:00am on Friday morning.

This year there will be a new prize category for best dressed pet, with a fantastic prize courtesy of fine crystal make Fred Curtis from Bannow.

Please see New Ross St. Patrick’s Day 2017 on Facebook for more information on all the award categories. If anyone is interested in getting involved and is looking for more information please contact Anthony Connick at anthony.connick@wexfordmcc.ie or Ollie Somers at 087

The parade will start at 2:30pm.

Further information please check out New Ross St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2017 Facebook page.

The organising committee are holding a window display competition for St. Patrick’s Day.

Get your window ready!! download

Winner will be announced on St. Patrick’s Day

To register just call 051 425077 or Email: admin@newrosschamber.ie

Best of Luck!!!

Energy Awareness Workshop was a great success!

Thank you to all who attending our “Energy Awareness Workshop” last Thursday 16th February 2017.

16/2/2017 - Energia Workshop at New Ross Chamber of Commerce Co. Wexford. From front l-r: Aoife Kavanagh CUMAS, Angela O’Rourke Pegasus Business Development, PJ Henry, Energia, Yvonne Rowe and Christine McGivney. Back l-r: Suzanne Foley, Hook Tourism; Shiela Mullett, Robert Jeczmiaski, Robert O’Connor, James Crean Culcita, Rowena Purcell Chamber of Commerce, Kathleen Power Chamber of Commerce and Jackie McLoughlin. Photo Mary Browne
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Photo Mary Browne

Increasing the energy awareness of employees and motivating them to work as a team can lead to reductions in energy consumption and save you money. Savings estimates range in the order of 5 to 15%. When implemented effectively these savings can be realised quickly and cost effectively. More Details…
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Business After Hours Event with “Loftus Hall”

A business after hours event with a difference!!..Are you brave enough to tour the most haunted house in Ireland with your Local Chamber. Enjoy a guided interactive tour of the abandoned haunted house, absorb the history, and experience the Legend, of Loftus Hall. It will be an evening of fun, networking, nibbles and some great prizes.

To register email: admin@newrosschamber.ie or call 051 425077

For more details click HERE

New Ross & District Chamber Welcomes WEXFORD FOOD SUMMIT 2017

The Wexford Food Family, the not for profit network of food producers established in 2011 to promote Wexford as a food brand locally, nationally and internationally, they are delighted to announce the “Fourth Annual Wexford Food Summit” This year’s theme is “Ingredients for Sustainable Success”

Date: 1st March 2017 logo_wexfordfood

Time: 8:30am – 12:30pm

Venue: Brandon House Hotel

Tickets: €49 each for non-members and €39 for members of the Wexford Food Family

To reserve your place, please email paula@wexfordfoodfamily.com

Wexford Food Summit 2017

Do you feel you are been controlled by your work?

Skillnets in association with New Ross & District Chamber brings to you “Time Management ” with Terry Harmer. skillenets-logo

This one day course will help anyone who finds themselves, having to deliver more with less. Finds work backing up, feels that they are being controlled by their work, rather then controlling it.  More Details…

DATE: Thursday 2nd March 2017

TIME: 9:30pm – 5:00PM

VENUE: Conference Room, Rising Tide Business Centre, 35 South Street, New Ross

PLACES ARE LIMITED SO BOOKING EARLY IS ADVISED.

CALL: 051 425077 Email: admin@newrosschamber.ie

Are you in sales? Would you like to connect more successfully with your customers?

This one day extensive sales training programme uncovers the right skill and mind set a professional sales person should possess: from controlling the conversation, to asking the right questions and adjusting the message accordingly.
By the end of the dayparticipants will be able to:

  • Understand what is needed to have the right skills to sell.
  • Connect more successfully with customers, overcome objections and close sales confidently and effectively
  • Learn and practice an effective sales questioning technique that will increase the likelihood of making a sale by better understanding customer needs while maintaining a great customer experience
  • Understand the 4 major behavioural styles and personality types and how to sell to each buyer type.

Find out more here…………

Have you got trained Occupational First Aiders in your workplace?

Business Training with your Local Chamber!!..Book your place today for our three day “Occupational First Aid Course” starting on Monday the 27th March 2017      COURSE DETAILS…

No matter what size your business is, you need to manage safety and health. In fact you are legally responsible for the safety of yourself, your employees, and any other person that may be affected by your work activities.

AND DID YOU KNOW…Under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007, there is a requirement on employers (based on a risk assessment) to have a sufficient number of
Occupational First Aiders trained and deployed in the workplace.