Representative Brendan Boyle, the US Congressman for Pennsylvania's 13th district was in Dublin today and spoke at a briefing on the business links between Ireland and his state. The briefing was hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland, who represent the 700 US companies located in Ireland. Congressman Boyle, who is the only ‘first-generation Irish' member of Congress, was joined by his brother Kevin Boyle a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland and the Irish Times have partnered on this special report American Business in Ireland 2015. The report focussings on celebrating Irish talent in US companies in Ireland.
John Boehner, Dr. Anita Sands & Ambassador Kevin O'Malley were among the speakers at this years Independence Day Lunch.
Employment in US companies in Ireland now stands at an all-time high of 140,000 people, according to the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland. The American Chamber, which represents the 700 US companies in Ireland, revealed the figures at their Independence Day celebrations in Dublin today.
Speaker of the US House of Representative's John A. Boehner addressed the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland's Indpendence Day lunch. In a wide ranging address the Speaker discussed Irish-US relations, immigration reform and his ambition to see a succesful conclusion the negotiations for TTIP, the EU-US Trade agreement.
Funding for an innovation boom in Ireland was top of the agenda for the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland this morning at a major meeting of the for its RD&I network gathered in the DCU Ryan Academy. The event, which was attended by the senior representatives of many US companies in Ireland was addressed by representatives for several state agencies: Science Foundation Ireland; Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland.
Following a successful week on the West Coast last week a delegation from the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland have participated in a series of engagements in Washington DC. This included events as part of the AmChams in Europe USA conference and functions specific to the American Chamber Ireland. Chief Executive, Mark Redmond and Public Affairs Director, Brian Cotter, have been in the US capital to promote the Irish-US and EU-US relationships.
The stories behind the shortlisted innovations for of the US Ireland Research Innovation Awards 2015.