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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Announcing the Kennedy-Lemass Medal

The American Chamber is delighted to advise our members that we will be presenting a new and very special award to honour US leaders of Irish heritage who have helped to strengthen the Irish-US relationship.

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Action plan for housing welcomed

The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has today welcomed the launch of the Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness.

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EU-US Privacy Shield welcomed by American Chamber

The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has welcomed the agreement reached today by the EU and US on Transatlantic data transfers.

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US Ambassador to EU addresses Chamber

In the wake of the Brexit referendum, the EU-US relationship was the theme as the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland celebrated Independence Day 2016. Six hundred members of the Ireland US business community attended the annual event in the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, in Dublin. The keynote speaker was US Ambassador to the European Union Anthony L. Gardner, with US Ambassador to Ireland Kevin F. O’Malley also a guest of honour.

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Brexit results response

The American Chamber responds the result in the UK referendum to leave the European Union.

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2016 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

Creativity and innovation was the theme of the night as the 2016 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards took place in the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel last night. Over 600 people were in attendance at the awards ceremony, to celebrate excellence in research innovation that has taken place on the island of Ireland as a result of US business investment.

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​Diplomatic Affair: UK & US Ambassadors reflect on their relationships with Ireland

At a special event hosted in Dublin the UK and US Ambassadors to Ireland shared their views of their countries' special relationship with Ireland.

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Slack Relocates European HQ within Dublin and Announces 80 New Jobs

San Francisco based Software Company Slack has moved its European Headquarters to One Park Place in Dublin and announced it will be hiring for 80 new jobs over the next two years to meet growing demand from European businesses.