Minister Eamon Ryan Visits Chamber

President Toddy Stafford and the Executive were delighted to welcome Minister Eamon Ryan to the Chamber office during his visit to Cobh. This visit marked a significant opportunity for the Chamber to discuss a briefing document with the Minister.

The President highlighted both opportunities and challenges for Cobh and the lower harbour, focusing on renewable energy, the R624 road, public water access, and funding for the public realm. The Chamber advocated for support and investment in renewable energy, positioning Cork Harbour as a potential leader in this sector. They also stressed the urgent need for improvements to the R624 road, emphasising its importance for safety issues, local transportation and economic activities.

Overall, the visit fostered constructive dialogue, with the Chamber expressing appreciation for Minister Ryan’s engagement and support, hoping for positive outcomes and ongoing collaboration.