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Chamber President celebrates US-Ireland business relationship

American Chamber of Commerce Ireland President’s Lunch, 2 March 2017 hears that US investment in Ireland and Irish investment in the US now stands at an all-time high. Over 300,000 jobs created on both sides of the Atlantic ‘US-Ireland Business 2017’ report launched and shortlist for the US Ireland Research Innovation Awards announced.

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2017 President James O'Connor Speech

Mr O'Connor addressed members at the President's Lunch on opportunities and challenges for global trade and his ambitions for his presidency this year.

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Indeed to hire 500 new staff in Dublin

Indeed, the world’s largest job site, today announced expansion plans for its Dublin-based headquarters for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), adding 500 new employees over the next two years.

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Initiative to bring back home Talent wins Innovation Challenge

LiveWorkPlayIreland overcame nine other competing teams to claim the inaugural #WorldofTalent Innovation Challenge title.

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American Chamber launches #WorldofTalent Innovation Challenge

Over one hundred participants have gathered from across member companies of the American Chamber to develop concepts and ideas that could solve some of the biggest challenges facing Ireland’s economy today.

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Opening statement to the Oireachtas Finance Committee on EU State Aid Investigation

Read the transcript of the American Chamber's opening statement presented by CEO Mark Redmond to the Oireachtas Finance Committee on EU State Aid Investigation

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Ireland must stay focused on competitiveness & new opportunities in the changing global environment

Incoming President of the American Chamber of Commerce, James O’Connor, Managing Director of Microsoft EMEA Operations Centre, says it is imperative that Ireland is ‘match fit’ for the challenges ahead in the changing global environment, highlighting cost competitiveness, education and infrastructure as some of the key areas which Ireland needs to focus on to ensure that the country continues to be top of mind for investment decisions.

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American Chamber pays tribute to the late TK Whitaker

The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has paid tribute to the late Dr. TK Whitaker following the announcement of his passing. The Chamber said “Dr. Whitaker’s ideas and policies have been instrumental for decades in attracting foreign direct investment into Ireland, which has been so beneficial to the economy as a whole.”