Fostering Irish exporters in the southern region of Ireland


Southern Network Group

The Southern Network Group was set up to ensure that our members in the southern region of Ireland have a regular platform to discuss COVID-19, issues arising from the pandemic and Brexit. The monthly meetings strengthen the connection between the IEA and its regional members, The meetings are an opportunity for business networking and is a means to find collaborative solutions within the business community. The meetings directly contribute to our communications and public affairs work.

This close connection allows members to engage directly with the IEA to find and develop specific solutions to challenges facing our members on a day-to-day basis.

  • Provide a local focal point of contact to members
  • Act as an advocate for the southern region
  • Act as an advocate for local export needs and requirements
  • Provide a local networking platform

The Network Group meetings are led by Tim Daly, Director of Operations, McAfee and held in partnership with our 2020 Export Series sponsors Rhenus LogisticsIrish Rail Iarnród Éireann and Fleet Magazine.

E- meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month. Below is a list of upcoming meetings:

  • Tuesday 8th September, 12 – 1pm
  • Tuesday 13th October, 12 – 1pm
  • Tuesday 10th November, 12 – 1pm
  • Tuesday 8th December, 12 – 1pm

For more information about the Regional Network groups or to register your interest to getting involved contact:

AnnMarie O’Brien

Public Affairs and Communications Officer


Tel: 086 142 3310

Southern Network Group

Tim Daly


Tim Daly is McAfee’s Director of Operations in EMEA, and serves as company director for many of their International subsidiaries. He was one of the two initial employees when then McAfee founded their operation in Cork in 2004.