The story of the Chamber

The Chamber was established in 1984 by a group of local business people to help develop the local business community. Instrumental in setting up the Chamber were Kevin Molloy of the Molloy Group, Joe Gallagher, Bank of Ireland, Tallaght, Noel McElhatton of Johnson & Johnson and Brian O’Reilly of BP O’Reilly & Co. In 1995 the Chamber changed its name to South Dublin Chamber and became the second Chamber in Ireland to receive accreditation under the CCI quality programme in 1996. In 1999 the Chamber purchased Tallaght Business Centre from the IDA and it has become a successful commercial concern. In 2003 we were named Ireland’s Chamber of the Year and following on to represent Ireland as a finalist in the World Chamber Competition in Canada. In 2005 we celebrated our 21st year as a leading Chamber and ‘The Voice of Business in South Dublin.’ We continue now, to give a voice to local business in the South Dublin area.

Current President

Since 2020Eamon P. EganLloyds Ireland

Past Presidents

2017 – 2020Margaret ConsidineEQuita Consulting
2014 – 2017Sherri BrennanSkip Trans Waste Management & Recycling
2014 – 2014Pat McLaughlinITT Dublin
2012 – 2014Michael McBennettGreen Tiger Biofuels
2010 – 2012Brian BuckleyGreyhound Recycling & Recovery Limited
2008 – 2010Con McCarthyGreenogue Management
2006 – 2008Neil MurphyJacob Fruitfield
2004 – 2006Deirdre MooneyGallaher Irl
2003 – 2004Peter MurphyR&A Bailey
2001 – 2003Mark StauntonNoel Recruitment Irl Ltd
2000 – 2001Eamonn FurlongThe Square Towncentre
1999 – 2000Seamus ComerAIB
1997 – 1999Pat McGrathCable & Wireless
1995 – 1997Tom ClarkeGallaher Irl
1992 – 1995Máirtín MacAodhaRoadstone
1990 – 1992Robert ReaHoechst Irl
1988 – 1990Joe GallagherBank of Ireland
1986 – 1988Noel J McElhattonJohnson & Johnson
1983 – 1986Kevin MolloyThe Molloy Group