Walking Tour of Carrickmacross
Every Saturday from the 23rd May to the 26th September, free walking tour of Carrickmacross.
Starting at 11a.m, this tour takes approx. 90 mins and highlights the historic aspects/features around Carrickmacross.
Meeting point is outside the Courthouse, Main Street Carrickmacross at 11 a.m.
Welcome to Carrickmacross Chamber of Commerce
Chamber Gift Vouchers
The Chamber Gift Vouchers are available in denominations of €50, €20 and €10 vouchers. These colourful vouchers were on sale in newsagents throughout the town and have been a great success. The Chamber believes that it is vital that people are encouraged to buy local vouchers to keep jobs and business in our community.
The chamber is delighted that the following retailers are selling the Chamber Gift Vouchers on behalf of the Chamber:
- Birdy's Newsagents
- Hands Footwear
- An Post
- O’Gormans Supervalu
- O'Rourke's Oil
If your company would like to buy vouchers for bonuses or prizes please contact Breda McGuigan at 042 966 4833 or email
Shop Owners – Click here to download the Gift Voucher Redemption Form >>
Succeeding in the Food Business
This exciting evening seminar will take place on May 26th in Four Seasons Hotel Monaghan from 18.00 – 20.15. The objective is to allow the participants an opportunity to hear from entrepreneurs in the food sector in a small intimate environment to share leanings and to ascertain what they needs of the Food Business community are.
18.00 - 18.30 Registration, light refreshments and networking session
18.30 - 18.50 Colm Healy, Skelligs Chocolates
18.50 – 19.10 David Stone, Burritos & Blue’s
19.10 – 19.30 Bobby Kerr, Insomnia
19.30 – 19.35 Q&A
19.35 – 19.50 Networking session with speakers
19.50 – 20.20 Structured feedback session on future needs of the food/foodservice sector
20.20 – 20.30 Q&A and Close
Skelligs Chocolate http://www.skelligschocolate.com/ is regarded as a pioneer within the industry creating some ground breaking chocolate designs and running a world class visitor centre at their chocolate factory. Regarded as a successful entrepreneur, Colm will share his insights on the recipe for success with the group.
Burritos and Blue’s
David is both a food producer who owns Hadji Bay confectionery company http://www.hadjibey.ie/ and also a successful operator within the foodservice sector owning the Burritos and Blues chain http://burritos.ie/ and Pitt Bros American eatery http://www.pittbrosbbq.com/ David will discuss the management skillsets he believes are necessary to succeed in the food sector and the business structures required.
Bobby is a man who needs little introduction. Having successfully grown the Insomnia chain http://www.insomnia.ie/ to Irelands largest coffee operator. His presence on Dragons Den has allowed him to engage with many food producers and entrepreneurs and Bobby will present his views on what success in the food industry looks
For further details or to reserve a free place contact Eilín on 047 71818 or
Age-Friendly Meeting - 26th May 6.30pm.
Civic Centre, Oriel Road, Carrickmacross.
How to make Carrickmacross an Age-Friendly Town & the benefits for Retailers.