Find out how Tuesday's budget impacts on you and your business.

Chamber Newsletter October 16th 2015

Budget 2016 has been delivered and, if reports are to be believed, there will be no general election before Christmas.  Tuesday's budget was of particular interest to business owners and entrepreneurs because of the Earned Income Tax Credit of €550. We have full details about the budget and how it will impact on your business in the newsletter below.
Budget Overview
PDF Guide: Clonmel & County Tipperary Chambers welcomes Government’s commitment in Budget 2016 to support our entrepreneurs and businesses. Read our view on the budget and download a PDF of the main budget measures from member company Gilligan & Co. 

Budget Breakfast Photos

Full House:  The Budget Breakfast, held in association with the County Tipperary Skillnet, was a full house on Wednesday morning. Many thanks to everybody who braved treacherous fog to get to the Clonmel Park Hotel. You can see pictures from the event by clicking here

Chamber Reaction

Video:  Chamber President Mark Small gave his reaction to Budget 2016 after our breakfast event on Wednesday morning. He highlighted the moves to support entrepreneurs and some areas where more supports are needed.  Click HERE to watch the brief video.

Funding YOUR Business

November 19th:  We have assembled a panel of speakers to highlight a number of ways that you can access funding for your business now and in 2016. The event will be free for members and €15 to attend for non-members. If you want to grow your business in 2016 then you must attend this event.  Book HERE.


Tipperary Energy Agency

Panel of Professionals: Tipperary Energy Agency wishes to establish a panel of professionals under a range of differing skills and competencies (BER, energy auditing, construction support and more)  in order to support the organisation to deliver its projects and services. The panel will work directly with agency staff to deliver our work. These professionals will add resources to the agency when required, or add additional capacity to allow the Tipperary Energy Agency flex to the demands of a wide variety of services and clients. For the full list of skills required please visit

Rounding Packs

October 28th: Rounding is rolling out on October 28th to reduce the use of 1c and 2c coins.  This means less coin handling, lower bank charges and less hassle for your business.  You can find out more about rounding HERE and you can get your rounding pack with POS materials, posters and stickers from the Chamber by clicking HERE

London Event

November 12th:  There has been a very positive reaction to our London event. This will be an excellent opportunity for Tipperary businesses to win new clients in the UK market.  We will have members of a UK Chamber as well as members of the Tipperary diaspora present on the night.  All of these people are seeking to grow their businesses and to connect with Tipperary companies.  For more about the event and to book to attend click HERE.

Welcome New Member

Honeypot, Clonmel: This week we are welcoming Pat Coffey and his colleagues at the Honeypot in Abbey Street, Clonmel.  The Honeypot has been a mainstay of retail life in Clonmel for many years. We are delighted to welcome Pat and co to the Chamber. To read more about the Honeypot click here.

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Membership Directory: Our website at has over 10,000 visitors each month.  Our membership directory is one of the most visited parts of the site. If your company is a member and you aren't listed you can complete your details here and get listed today!

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