New Alcock & Brown Statue Unveiled, March 6th 2020
The official unveiling of the New Alcock & Brown Statute took place in Clifden on March 6th 2020. The Statue was a gift to Clifden from Sean & Bernardine Mulryan and officially unveiled by British Ambassador Robin Barnett. RTE Nuacht, Keith Finnegan from Galway Bay FM and Connemara Community radio all covered the event where the people of Connemara came out in huge numbers to witness this historic event. It was a beautiful day on the Square in Clifden and was made even more special by the children from Scoil Mhuire National School and Clifden Community School. We would like to thank Sean & Bernardine Mulryan for their incredible generosity on behalf of The Connemara Chamber of Commerce and all the people of Connemara.
AGM Notification – Clifden Chamber of Commerce Limited CLG
AGM Notification – Clifden Chamber of Commerce Limited CLG Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Clifden Chamber of Commerce (Connemara Chamber of Commerce) will be held on Thursday 8th of August 2019 at 6.00 pm at the Clifden Station House Hotel. Agenda • President’s Report • Financial Report • Election of new officers • AOB
Brexit and Connemara – Information Evening
Brexit & Connemara ‘Meet the Experts’ Session What: Brexit & Connemara ‘Meet the Experts’ Session Details: A Brexit ‘Meet the Experts’ session, with sector and subject experts aiming to assist local businesses and people to prepare for Brexit. Where: Station House Theatre When: 17th October 2018. 19.00 Cost: Free Format: Brief presentations, Short Panel Discussion, Q+A Experts on the night: BOI – Gerardo Larios Rizo – Tourism and hospitality specialist DHL – Eddie Meaney – Head of Customs and Aviation Coll & Co – Rory Coll – Tax Specialist LEO (Galway) Breda Fox – Head of Enterprise (Funding supports) ISME David Waldron – Irish SME Association, Council member Brexit & Connemara Support Site The Connemara Programme have launched a Brexit support site for Connemara businesses and people. Its purpose is to assist in understanding and addressing the issues related to Brexit and their potential impact on Connemara businesses and people. www.connemaraprogramme.com/brexit Event organised by: Connemara Programme , Connemara Chamber of Commerce , and the local branch of the Bank of Ireland. Key contact: Colum Joyce, Tel 0877105927 email: [email protected]
National Press Launch – Alcock and Brown 100 Festival
YOU ARE INVITED TO THE LAUNCH OF ALCOCK & BROWN 100 In June 2019 Clifden celebrates 100 years since the first non-stop transatlantic flight in history was completed by John Alcock & Arthur Whitten-Brown. Tuesday 12th June 2018 – 1.00pm Buswell’s Hotel, 23-27 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2, D02 DT80 Festival to be formally launched by: Brendan Griffin – Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport With Special Guest: Tony Alcock – nephew of Sir John Alcock himself Ryan Tubridy – RTÉ Refreshments and finger food served. RSVP: [email protected] | +353 (0) 83 0576946
Canadian Ambassador to Ireland Kevin Vickers to Launch Alcock & Brown 100 Festival
Clifden to kick off the celebrations for 100th Anniversary of Alcock & Brown’s Historical Non-Stop Transatlantic Flight. YOU ARE INVITED TO THE CLIFDEN LAUNCH OF ALCOCK & BROWN 100 #alcockandbrown100 To be launched by: Kevin Vickers ONB SC The Canadian Ambassador to Ireland Friday 15th June 2018 – 12.00 pm Market Square, Clifden, Connemara, Co. Galway RSVP: [email protected] | +353 (0) 83 0576946 ———————————————— Alcock & Brown 100 Festival 12th – 16th June 2019 In June 2019 Clifden celebrates 100 years since the first non-stop transatlantic flight in history was completed by John Alcock & Arthur Whitten-Brown. To mark the one-year countdown to the anniversary a replica propeller has been specially commissioned.