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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.
The American Chamber responds the result in the UK referendum to leave the European Union.
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.
At a special event hosted in Dublin the UK and US Ambassadors to Ireland shared their views of their countries' special relationship with Ireland.
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.
HubSpot, the Massachusetts-based company behind a popular software platform for inbound marketing, is to create 320 jobs in Dublin over the next three years. In order to accommodate that growth, the company officially opened its new office space at One Dockland Central, located just around the corner from the original HubSpot Dublin offices at North Quay Wall.
The Contribution of US companies in Ireland goes far beyond the tremendous economic impact. US companies throughout the country make a significant impact through a variety of community projects, CSR and Charity partnerships.
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Social media giant Facebook will increase its workforce in Ireland to 1,500 with the announcement that it is to create 200 new jobs at its International HQ in Dublin. The new jobs will be in a range of business areas including sales, engineering and online operations.