CEO Galway Chamber

  • A Mayo man has been appointed the new CEO of the Galway Chamber.

    Kenneth Deery, a native of Achill Island, has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer of the Galway Chamber.

    Kenneth has almost 20 years experience in the retail banking sector, and most recently served as Regional Engagement Manager with AIB in Galway

    He also has a strong background in business and community development, innovation and tourism.

    He has led several business development delegations to the US, on behalf of the Achill local development organisation Comhlacht Forbatha Áitiúil Acla, and has been a board member of a number of organisations in the community and tourism sectors in Mayo and Galway.

    Mr Deery says he's delighted to the joining Galway Chamber, as it's an exciting time for Galway with considerable opportunities to be explored.



  • Galway Chamber is raising the urgency of Galway city’s traffic problem with TDs in Leinster House today and is calling on all members to get behind the Chamber’s campaign to “get Galway moving”.

    The event, organised by Galway Chamber and attended by Oireachtas members, policy influencers and representatives of the business community, is the first step in what Chamber CEO Kenny Deery described as “a relentless drive for progress on the single biggest issue facing the city”.

    Kenny says that every meeting or event people attend in Galway the topic of traffic congestion is always top of the agenda when they arrive.