The County Carlow Chamber have announced that Eileen Brophy will become its 36th President at the upcoming Annual General Meeting taking place in May of this year.
Eileen will take over the role from Yvonne Jones who was appointed two years ago as the Chamber entered its 70th year, supporting, representing and advancing business across Carlow.
Eileen is the founder and Director of Services of Delta Centre Ltd., which provides a range of services to people with intellectual disabilities in Carlow.
She is also a founding member of Tinteán, the Carlow Voluntary Housing Association where she is currently Chairperson of the board. Through her work and contribution, Eileen has been a strong voice over the years for both business and community.
"It is an honour for me to be taking over as President of the County Carlow Chamber, and to build on the work which the organisation has carried on over the last 72 years," said Eileen.
"The Chamber has been at the forefront in identifying and addressing the issues, challenges and concerns of members over the years and it is vital to ensure we retain a strong unified voice," she added.
County Carlow Chamber established by local businesses in 1947, represents the interests of businesses, both large and small, in across the County and its environs.
The Chamber is dedicated to fostering a thriving county and is a catalyst in the promotion and progression of the town, county and region.
As an independent organisation funded through its members and activity, the Chamber takes a proactive approach to policy development, and lobbying to impact decisions that benefit the region.