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We have an onus to make Galway more vibrant and enhanced for next generation, says chamber president
There is an onus on Galway to deliver to the next generation a more enhanced and vibrant city, the president of Galway Chamber told more than 200 business leaders who attended the Galway Chamber Business Briefing and the Galway Chamber Port Development Committee update on Monday.
Castlebar town councillor Harry Barrett has called on councillors to focus on what he has dubbed “the emergency jobs crisis” in Castlebar and has called for an urgent public meeting on the issue. Cllr Barrett made his call in the wake of the ongoing concern regarding the loss of 30 jobs in the Homebase outlet in Castlebar and a spate of recent closures of local businesses.
Castlebar Chamber of Commerce President Oliver Kelleher has called for a further tax on off licence alcohol sales to help benefit the bar, restaurant and hotel trade. According to Mr Kelleher for every €10,000 spent in an off licence, one job is created but for the same spend in a bar and restaurant four jobs are created.
Castlebar Chamber president Oliver Kelleher, in a presentation to Castlebar Town Council last week, hit out at the council on a number of issues. Kelleher told the meeting that the businesses in the town were looking for “fair play” and were not looking for “special treatment”.
Castlebar Chamber of Commerce is actively seeking to engage with more businesses in the town through the staging of a number of seminars, conventions and promotions all designed to pull the commercial sector in the town together.
John McGrath, an engineer at MMKDA Engineers & Architects, was elected president of Athlone Chamber at the chamber’s AGM last week.
This year’s Galway Chamber Business Awards 2011 will take place on October 15.
The Mullingar Chamber of Commerce met with a representative from Westmeath County Council this week to discuss a wide range of issues affecting business in the town. In relation to the current works in Austin Friar Street and any future improvements, the council has agreed to notify the chamber well in advance of any disruption so businesses can be notified and can let their customers know.
Castlebar businesses are being forced to close with the loss of jobs and livelihoods and many others are in severe difficulty. The local economy is facing devastation and ruin according to Castlebar Chamber of Commerce which has launched its own election manifesto.