Find the Elf on Gorey Main St and WIN €500

One local person will win a €500 shopping spree in Gorey this Christmas – simply by finding an elf and taking a selfie with it.  This innovative competition from Gorey Chamber of Commerce will run from November 30th until December 15th and all entrants have to do is visit the Main Street and find the elf hidden in one of the retail stores.  Once readers have found the life-size cut-out they should take an ‘elfie’ with Santa’s little helper and post [...]

2019-12-21T11:56:13+00:00 November 6th, 2019|News|

Explained: Budget 2020

Summary of Budget 2020 Tax Measures Personal Income Tax Income Tax An increase in the Home Carer Tax Credit from €1,500 to €1,600 An increase in the Earned Income Credit from €1,350 to €1,500 USC 1 year extension of reduced rate of USC for medical card holders Measures to support EnterpriselSMEslAgri-sector Key Employee Engagement Programme (KEEP) Enhancements to the programme Employment and Investment (Ell) Enhancements to the programme Ell provides individual investors with tax relief for risk capital investments in qualifying [...]

2019-11-19T09:26:21+00:00 October 8th, 2019|News|

Wexford County Chamber Update

A meeting of the interim board of the newly formed Wexford County Chamber will take place in Wexford town on October 10th. At the meeting, board members will elect the county’s first Chamber president and appoint directors.  Work will also begin on recruitment of a new CEO, whose position will be financed with the generous support of Wexford County Council. “This new Chamber of Commerce will be the voice of business in Wexford and will be fully focused on the creation [...]

2019-11-19T09:26:39+00:00 September 3rd, 2019|News|

Gorey Chamber nominated for two national awards

Gorey Chamber has been nominated for two of the top prizes at the 2019 Chambers Ireland Awards next month. The Gorey Visitor Centre was nominated in the Most Innovative Project category while Gorey Chamber has also been shortlisted for Best Marketing Campaign for its ‘Digital Town’ initiative. The Chamber Awards seek to recognise the outstanding work of Chambers around the country in a variety of categories, from innovative projects to successful events. The Gorey Chamber’s ‘Digital Town’ initiative was an ongoing [...]

2019-04-02T18:01:15+00:00 April 2nd, 2019|News|

Notice of EGM

Notice of EGM   NOTICE is hereby given that the Extraordinary General Meeting of Gorey Chamber of Industry and Commerce Limited by Guarantee will be held at  Ashdown Park Hotel Gorey on the 28th  day of  March   2019 at   18.30 pm to consider and, if thought fit, pass the following resolutions as special resolutions:-   THAT the amalgamation of the Company, Wexford Chamber of Industry and Commerce Company Limited by Guarantee and The New Ross Chamber of Industry and Commerce (Incorporated), as a [...]

2019-11-19T09:26:31+00:00 March 11th, 2019|News|

Get Your Free Ticket to Internet Day

We will officially launch Internet Day 2018 in the IEDR Digital Dome in Gorey Civic Square October 25th 10am - 11am. Master of Ceremonies will be Irish businessman, entrepreneur and broadcaster, Bobby Kerr. CEO of IE Domain Registry, David Curtin will address the audience, which will be followed by a discussion on ‘The Digital Town’ with a panel of local and national business experts. Panellists and speakers to be announced. Please register your attendance here to ensure a place at the launch [...]

2018-10-17T11:12:40+00:00 October 10th, 2018|News|

Gorey named Ireland’s first ‘Digital Town’

Gorey has been announced as Ireland's first ever 'Digital Town' by the IEDR – the national organisation responsible for registering and managing .ie domain names. The ‘Digital Town’ initiative will highlight the benefits and possibilities of the internet and celebrate the digital achievements of a local town. Gorey was chosen for its achievements in cultivating a truly digital environment in the town, and for its ongoing successes in fully embracing digital for its residents and for local business. By showcasing our [...]

2018-10-02T19:49:14+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|News|

Culture Night at Gorey Visitor Centre

This year Gorey will be taking part in Culture Night an annual all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts. We at the Gorey Visitor Centre will be hosting an evening of Literature and Music!  Come along for the Book Launch of Irish Author Nuala O'Connor's latest novel 'Becoming Belle'. Meet local author Shelia Forsey. Introductions will be by Irish Author Caroline Busher. Music will be by Composer & Singer Anne Colgan. Anne will be accompanied by local musical [...]

2018-08-29T11:29:51+00:00 August 29th, 2018|News|

WCC Business Training Courses & Workshops

Wexford County Council Local Enterprise Office has published a wide range of training courses and workshops for the Autumn 2018. A highly recommended course includes Start Your Own Business which will run in the Hatch Lab from  3rd October to 5th December. The full programme for the period September- December is available from LEO at or at 

2018-08-22T10:44:59+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|News|

Exceptional Summer Weather Lifts Retail Growth in 2nd Q to June 2018

2nd Quarter results from Retail Ireland are showing a 3.4% growth rate according to the IBEC retail sector representative group. The rise is mainly attributed to the fine weather spell during the quarter. Retail Ireland noted however that the fine weather was not good news for all sectors of retail, with some reporting declining footfall and falling sales in the period. Retail Ireland Director Thomas Burke said “While many retail categories have been boosted by the long dry spell, other sectors [...]

2018-08-22T10:43:00+00:00 August 22nd, 2018|News|
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