Drogheda and District Chamber are searching the globe for local people living and working abroad. We want to reach out to local people who happen to live all over the world and connect them to each other and with life back at home here in Drogheda. If you would like to join the network or know someone that would please contact us! #DroghedaDiaspora



GDPR Putting It Into Action @ City North Hotel
May 23 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Mary Seery Kearney – Barrister at Law Delivers GDPR Putting it into Action

Course Content
1. Privacy – understanding the concept of privacy in the globalised and digitalised world
2. GDPR – origins of the EU legislation, purpose, objectives and reasoning
3. Championing GDPR – the benefits of GDPR
4. Steps for my work environment
a. Data Mapping
i. Distinguishing between ‘personal data’ and ‘business to business documentation’ – when does GDPR apply and not apply?
ii. What data is collected by me in my workplace?
iii. Examining the data journey through the business?
iv. Identifying risks
v. Carrying out a data mapping exercise
b. Applying transparency
i. The privacy notice/data protection policy application
ii. What data can we process and under what conditions
iii. Automated decision making
c. Lawful basis of processing
i. When does consent apply and not apply
1. Employees and consent
2. Consent objections
ii. When can I engage another lawful basis for processing
d. Deciding data retention periods
e. Marketing Contexts
i. Distinguishing between marketing and normal business operating procedures
f. Are we data controlling, data processing or data sharing?
g. GDPR and other workplace policies – cross referencing your policy structures

Effective Performance Management Training @ The Mill Enterprise
May 29 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Suitable for: Line managers, supervisors and team leads who have performance coach responsibilities (evaluating and managing others’ work) and need to help people achieve their potential. This course is suitable across all industries and sectors, focusing on tools and techniques to manage people performance.
Course Overview:
This practical, one-day course examines the key aspects of performance management and provides practical guidance on how to take a goal-orientated approach to improving the performance of staff. On the course, learners will be provided with an insight into performance management as a progressive tool to drive both employee engagement and productivity improvement. Course topics include the dynamics of teams, factors involved in building a strong team, managing different personality styles within a team, communicating effectively and how to support individual team members. During the course learners will discover their individual leadership style and identify key areas to work on to develop their abilities.
On completion of the workshop, learners will get a DCM Learning certificate of completion. If attendees are members of a national body and would like to claim CPD hours, DCM Learning staff will assist with this process.

AGM 2018 @ Scholars Townhouse Hotel
Jun 7 @ 5:45 pm – 9:00 pm

We welcome nominations for joining Chamber Council.  If you would like to put forward a nomination for Chamber Council please contact Brenda Rowley on 041 9833544 or by emailing enquiries@droghedachamber.com.  Nominations for Council must be made in advance of the meeting.

Registration 5.30pm

Agm             6.15pm

BBQ             7.30pm

The AGM will be followed by a Drogheda and District Chamber Summer Social BBQ which will be an ideal opportunity for networking and a relaxed evening.

We would love to see as many of our members as possible as it is our way of saying “Thank You

Both members and non-members are welcome to attend the social element of the evening.

Please register HERE your intent to attend the AGM and/or Summer BBQ afterwards. ( it is important that you register )

We look forward to greeting you on the 7th June

Sponsored by Gerry’s Fresh Food  &  M1 Drogheda Skillnet


Irish Maritime Festival @ Town Quays
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – Jun 18 @ 6:00 pm
Fleadh Cheoil na hÈireann @ Drogheda Town
Aug 12 @ 12:00 am – Aug 19 @ 11:45 pm

Fleadh Cheoil na hÈireann will take palce in Drogheda 12th August to 19th Aug

for more information click the link below


Launch-Drogheda Business Excellance Awards 2018 @ The Highlanes Gallery
Sep 6 @ 4:45 pm – 6:00 pm
Budget Breakfast @ European Refreshments
Oct 10 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Drogheda Business Excellence Awards 2018 @ The CityNorth Hotel
Nov 24 @ 6:30 pm

Further details to follow

Christmas Networking Lunch @ The Westcourt Hotel
Dec 7 @ 1:15 pm


Drogheda & District Chamber provides business & social networking, business development,
lobbying, support, cost reduction and profile raising opportunities to member companies who are based or trade in the greater Drogheda area.

We aim to achieve our mission through efforts of our staff, our council and our comprehensive committee structures.