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


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
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…






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


CALL: 051 425077 Email: admin@newrosschamber.ie

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.


Coffee @ St. Michael’s Theatre Cafe

New Ross & District Chamber would like to thank everyone who attended our recent Coffee Morning (Wednesday 30th September) in St. Michaels’ Theatre Cafe we would also like to thank their staff for their assistance.

This event is a great way to network with fellow business associates. All business owners and staff are welcome.

Come along and join us for a coffee and a chat at any of our Coffees Mornings! For more information email admin@newrosschamber.ie

Welcome New Member “Pegasus Business Development”


 Pegasus Business Development understands that every business is unique.

We understand that there often comes a time when the need for a business to grow requires additional skills, knowledge and information. We can help with this.

At Pegasus Business Development, we sit down with you the individual client to gain insight into your current structure, and we will work with you to tailor a set of plans, strategies and solutions, ensuring that your company has the tools to progress smoothly to the next stage.

Our Areas of Speciality are in:

Procurement                                                                      pegasus-2

Project Management
Business Plans
Marketing Plans
Unit Costing and profit analysis
Funding Applications
Due Diligence
Contract development and management
Performance Development
Confidential facilitation of meetings related to company expansions, partnership agreements, buyouts or the sale of the company.

Working with the Supplier
Pegasus Business Development can work with you to:

Develop bids that reflect the best that your company has to offer to perspective buyers.
Unit costing and internal economic evaluation
Horizon scanning, helping you to assess business opportunities and the possible routes attainment along with methods to manage pitfalls.
Ensure that your governance and internal structures, tell perspective buyers, that your company is safe and one that they will have confidence in engaging with.
Create your Business Plan with you, looking at all opportunities for expansion
Assess funding opportunities
Provide back office support.
Confidential facilitation of meetings.
Succession and Exit planning
Monitoring e procurement sites and alerting you to tenders or other opportunities that may pertain to your business at the earliest opportunity. This will ensure that you are in a position to put forward bids that bring advantage and opportunity to your company.

Pegasus Business Development Working with Contracting Authorities

Your procurement plan, timelines and costs are essential to the success, of getting the right supplier to deliver your contract, on time, to budget and at a quality level that assures Value for Money.
As experienced procurement managers, Pegasus Business Development offers a cradle to grave procurement service, that includes;
Scoping and stimulation of the market.
Developing a Service Specification that accurately describe your requirements and specifications.
Procurement documentation and practices ensuring that good practice guidance and legal requirements are met.
Creating scoring mechanisms and performance management structure to ensure that your supplier continues to deliver high quality goods or services.
Management of the procurement including the provision of back office support during the procurement process.
Development of contracts legally binding your provider to the to the solutions provided in their Tender.

Get in touch with Angela on 087 2901959, email info@pegasusbusinessdevelopment.com. Or join us on our facebook page. Pegasus Business Development, Horetown, Foulksmills, Co. Wexford. www.pegasusbusinessdevelopment.com