Dundalk Chamber Nominated for Award

Chambers Ireland have announced their short list for their annual awards. The winners will be announced on April 10th. Dundalk Chamber’s http://www.m1corridor.ie – at the centre of economic activity in Ireland, driving its future, has been shortlisted in the category Most Successful Policy Campaign.

The other nominees are Carlow Chamber’s 30 Minutes Free Parking in Carlow Town and Cork Chamber & Limerick Chamber’s Gearing up for the M20 Cork – Limerick Motorway.

President Pat McCormick expressed his delight at hearing the news. He said it was a testament to the professionalism of the Chambers work. Paddy Malone PRO of the Chamber said that this was yet more support for the project. He had noticed that the IDA and EI were engaging with the project. He also jokingly said, “Yet again Cork and ourselves in direct competition!”

Paddy Malone (Dundalk Chamber), Minister Eoghan Murphy, Shona McManus (Drogheda Chamber)

The project’s aim is to attract jobs into the region from Drogheda through Dundalk and on to Newry. The website is based around 6 one minute videos on all aspects of the region plus a range of statistics. The project is a joint venture with Oriel Hub (DEDCO); The Mill (Drogheda) and Drogheda Chamber. It was launched on 11th February by Minister Eoghan Murphy

Drogheda Chamber have been shortlisted for their work on the Fleadh under the Cooperation with Local Authorities category.