Advocating for You

We are here to proactively represent you and the competitive edge that Cork offers your business.

The multi award winning Public Affairs team at Cork Chamber are the most active regional advocacy group in Ireland. The team engages tactically, astutely and sincerely with Government and stakeholders to build support and create urgency for the issues that matter to your business.

Our Mandate

Our agenda is defined by our members

How We Deliver

We work strategically and tactically to create a positive legacy for Cork.

Our Focus

We pour our effort into the issues that matter to you.
Submission and Reports

A short selection of recent submissions, reports and letters offers a glimpse of our activity.  This is only a recent snapshot, with each document representative of an active workstream. It doesn’t even include our collaborations with Chambers Ireland! We have multiple others on everything from greenways to green energy. Please be in touch with our team if more insight is helpful, or visit our archive here.

Meet the team
Rory Kelleher
Director of Public Affairs, Sustainability and Communications
Rory Kelleher
Rory Kelleher
Director of Public Affairs, Sustainability and Communications

Rory works to drive impactful advocacy on behalf of members and to ensure Chamber communications are deliberate, cohesive and compelling.

Margaret Kelly
Public Affairs & Sustainability Executive
Margaret Kelly
Margaret Kelly
Public Affairs & Sustainability Executive
Ashley Amato
Public Affairs and Communications Executive
Ashley Amato
Ashley Amato
Public Affairs and Communications Executive

Ashley works as the Public Affairs and Communications Executive. Ashley is responsible for driving advocacy through political and stakeholder engagement, content creation, media engagement, and policy consultation.

Partner Programme

Cork Chamber has built a strong and influential Partner Programme, made up of a range of companies spanning multiple industries.

Sustainability

We have a vision for a more sustainable and resilient Cork, empowered by a thriving business community.

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