Shannon Chamber Announces Working Arrangements to Avoid Spread of COVID-19

A message from Shannon Chamber Chief Executive, Helen Downes

In order to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus to our staff, Chamber member companies and the general public, we have decided to initiate the following temporary working arrangements:

  • The Chamber offices at Shannon Airport House will be manned by CEO Helen Downes. All other staff will work from home. We will endeavour to respond to all emails as promptly as possible.
  • Shannon Chamber will remain contactable throughout St Patrick’s Day to respond to calls and queries from its member companies or the business community generally.
  • The Chamber’s landline 061 475854 can be used for queries during this period; if unattended, please call 086 828 6711. Media queries can be directed to Dympna O’Callaghan at 086 2371508
  • All Chamber events and Shannon Chamber Skillnet training programmes have been postponed until further notice.

We will continually update the news section of our website with the most up-to-date and relevant information on COVID-19; this information feed will include national updates from Chambers Ireland as they engage at government level with the Taoiseach’s office and advisors. Rest assured that Shannon Chamber will do its utmost to to support you and your colleagues during this period.

We would also encourage and ask employers to check out the official websites listed below for updates and, as advised by An Taoiseach, please get your information from official, trusted source.  

We would therefore advise all members and their staff to follow:  – Twitter @HSELive – Twitter @hpscireland – Twitter @WHO – Twitter @merrionstreet – Twitter @dfatravelwise

Wishing all our members and their families, all businesses in the region and your employees and, the general public, a safe and healthy passage through this unprecedented and unanticipated period. Stay safe and healthy by following the advice given by the HSE.


Helen Downes

Chief Executive

Shannon Chamber