Television Presenter and Business Woman Tracy Piggott, has addressed a Chamber lunch event in Wexford and outlined the value of Kindness in dealing with people in all aspects of their lives.
Tracy Piggott was the Guest Speaker at the lunch in the stunning Newbay House sponsored by J Donohoe BMW, with Goodie Bags sponsored by Gainfort Hair & Beauty. Media Partner Wexford People also attended.
Séan Reidy, newly appointed County Wexford Chamber President, opened the event, and spoke about his vision for the future of the county, and County Wexford Chamber. He said “In the newly amalgamated County Wexford Chamber our aim is to provide a dynamic and more effective voice for business in the county. We are looking forward to working in partnership with Enterprise Ireland, the IDA and Wexford County Council, to attract more investment and create more jobs for County Wexford” He said that “Wexford has four unique and special towns, Wexford, Enniscorthy, New Ross and Gorey. The retail centres and hearts of these towns need to be cherished and protected. County Wexford Chamber will be doing all in its power to ensure this happens”
Tracy Piggott spoke about the value of being kind to people, especially in today’s world. She told the guests many anecdotes about different people she met during her career, and acts of kindness showed to her which are etched in her memory. She spoke of the support shown to her by Irish people of all ages, and from all walks of life. One of her first interviews on live television was with the late Gay Byrne, who sat down with her beforehand, giving her advice, and told her to “just be yourself” She said that sometimes, in certain circumstances, it takes great courage and strength to show kindness, but doing so was actually very good for your own wellbeing. She told the guests that her first job was in New Ross on a stud farm. Tracy has lived in Ireland and worked with RTE for over thirty years. She has presented five Olympic Games, eight seasons of International Rugby, seven years of Sports Stadium and the Sunday Sport programme. A previous member of the Irish Sports Council for five years. She now mainly presents Horse Racing on television.