Chamber Newsletter July 13th 2017

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Appointment of New County Tipperary 

Skillet Network Manager


We are delighted to announce that Karen Walters has accepted the role of Network Manager for County Tipperary Skillnet. The appointment is effective as of 3rd of July. 

Karen brings significant experience to the role, having supported a number of Skillnet networks in the past, as well as having been responsible for accounting, membership support and event management activities in the Chamber of Commerce over recent years.

Congratulations to Karen on her appointment!



Further to our extremely successful launch of the County Tipperary Business Awards we encourage all business in the County to register soon for the awards.

You can nominate yourself or a business you admire.

You do not have to be a Member of our Chamber to enter this competition.

Application form has been updated.

You can now download a PDF form!

Various Chambers in the County will be delivering application forms to their Members.

Closing date has now been extended to 31st of July!

Nominate a business now!



New Member Jonathon Byrne


Welcome to Jonathon Byrne, videographer and drone operator who has joined the Chamber. 

Read the full story here



County Tipperary Skillnet courses August 2017 

Book Now –  places limited!


Effective Presentation Skills Training Clonmel

August 17th @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Cost: €110.00

Contact: or

Tel: 052 6191105/052 6191103

More Information

Level 1 – Basic Food Hygiene Training Clonmel

August 24th  @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Cost: €50.00

Contact: or

Tel: 052 6191105/052 6191103

More Information


The LEAP programme is being run for the first time in QUESTUM, Clonmel, Tipperary’s first Enterprise Acceleration & Research Centre. LEAP has been developed around the concept of design thinking and uses the latest concepts and models in enterprise and innovation, to ensure participants have the tools and skills to develop and grow their business idea.

The 6mths LEAP programme will consist of tutorials, workshops, masterclasses, guest speakers and mentoring, which will be scheduled to run each Wednesday – all day in QUESTUM (to be confirmed). 

Closing date for applications is Monday 21st August with competitive interviews on Friday 25th August in QUESTUM.

Contact for an application form.

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Register Now on Eventbrite




Read Emma Lacy’s very interesting article on Collaborative Robots: Fad or Revolution



Business Representatives Call for Action in Addressing Urgent Infrastructure Needs


Summer Economic Statement Signals Prudent Long-Term Thinking by Government

Capital Spending Commitments Important for Economic Growth


Chambers Ireland Pre-Budget 2018 Submission is available online here




EBS Clonmel Information Events


EBS Clonmel are running a series of information events in July and August in their Market Street, Clonmel offices.

Places are limited so please register early and if these dates don’t suit please contact the office on 052 6122755 and we will arrange a 1-2-1 meeting with you.  

Each of these session will commence at 17:30 and will run for approx. 45 minutes.

Why don’t you Register Now!


Register for the Clonmel Busking Festival! 


Bulmer’s Busking Competition Registration Form

This year’s Busking Competition will be held on Saturday 12th August 2017.
Senior Busking Competition First prize of €1,000.
Senior Runner up of €200
Junior First prize of €200
Junior Runner up of €100

All acts must go to the Clonmel Tourist Office on the day for 1pm to be assigned a location.
Senior Band registration: €10
Senior Solo Artist registration: €5
Junior Category registration: Free

Registration must be paid in cash on the day.

To register



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County Tipperary Skillnet is based in the offices of County Tipperary Chamber of Commerce in Clonmel. We are an enterprise led agency.

County Tipperary Skillnet facilitate the active participation of companies in determining their own training needs and how, when and where training will be delivered. Up to 20% grant aid is applied to help make the training cost effective for companies. This grant can also be applied to in-house training.

The goal is to invite companies to talk to the County Tipperary Skillnet team with a view to assisting them with their specific training needs by sourcing high quality trainers, deliver relevant training at a time and place that suits individual needs.
In conjunction with County Tipperary Chamber, the contracting organisation for the Skillnet, we collaborate on numerous topical relevant events throughout the year.

County  Tipperary Skillnet,
P:052 6126500     M:086 0428668

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