News Room

Welcome to our news room. Here you will find all the latest news from the American Chamber as well as US companies in Ireland. If you would like to receive regular news updates, sign up for our weekly email FDI Focus.

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We're Hiring! Senior Membership Executive

American Chamber Ireland is looking for a talented and innovative individual to join its dynamic team. The newly created full time position of Senior Membership Executive is a great opportunity to work with Ireland’s most innovative and collaborative companies and their diverse teams.

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Chamber celebrates Independence Day 2018

Celebrating the collaboration, experience, expertise, talent, and passion that makes the US-Ireland relationship so unique, the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland marked Independence Day 2018 with six hundred members of the Ireland-US business community attending the annual 4th of July lunch at Dublin’s Clayton Hotel.

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Chamber urges Brexit progress ahead of June European Council

Ahead of the European Council summit taking place from 28-29 June 2018, the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland is calling for urgent progress on the key outstanding issues remaining in the talks.

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84% of Irish people believe US companies are critical to Ireland's economic future

71% of Irish people surveyed by iReach for the American Chamber believe the high quality of our workforce is the main driver in attracting US investment, 55% believe US businesses are more inclusive and diverse workplaces compared with other companies based in Ireland.

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American Chamber honours Ray Stata, Co-founder of Analog Devices

The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland, the representative body for US companies in Ireland and their partners, has honoured Co-founder of Analog Devices, Ray Stata with the Chamber’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Limerick on 11 June, 2018.

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Ireland’s global footprint

The American Chamber today welcomed the Government’s planned expansion of Ireland’s global footprint with the announcement of 7 new Embassy or Consulate Missions in Europe, Asia, North Africa, Africa and North America. The American Chamber particularly welcomes the announcement of a new Mission to Los Angeles, which will compliment diplomatic Missions already in place in a significant number of US cities.

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Multinational-led qualification begins in September as demand takes-off for Global Business Services roles in Ireland

According to new research by jobs search engine Indeed, Ireland is becoming a global centre for roles with cross-functional job titles such as Operations Associate (up 121%), Programme Manager (up 118%), Risk Manager (up 101%), Senior Technical Support (up 94%) and Data Analyst (up 70%). In total, vacancies posted on the site classed as ‘Global Business Services roles’ are up 52.3 per cent since the start of 2017.

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Chamber says negotiation is needed to avoid escalating trade tariffs between the US & the EU

The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has called for the EU to intensify negotiations with the US to avoid a tit for tat response to the introduction by the US of trade tariffs in relation to steel and aluminium.