||American Business in Ireland 2014
Special Report by the Irish Times on American Business in Ireland 2014
||President Higgins Speech to American Chamber
The Speech of President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins to the American Chamber of Commerce Independence Day Lunch.
||Louise Phelan calls for successful conclusion of EU-US trade deal talks
President Michael D. Higgins was today guest of honour at the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland annual Independence Day Lunch. Attended by nearly 400 people, the event is one of the biggest 4th of July celebrations held in Ireland each year and honours the close relationship between Ireland and the United States.
||PayPal announce 400 new jobs at its European Operations Centre
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland today welcomed the announcement by PayPal that it is to create 400 new jobs based at their eBay Inc. European Operations Centre in Dundalk. These positions are in addition to the 1,000 announced by PayPal in 2012.
||Chamber addresses Joint Oireachtas Committee on Foreign Affairs & Trade
"A comprehensive Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement between Europe and the United States would offer a significant stimulus to the transatlantic economy which has been stubbornly slow to recover after the global financial crisis" said Mark Redmond, Chief Executive of the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland.
||Hollister Incorporated Announce €80m Capital Investment in Ballina
The American Chamber of Commerce has today welcomed the announcement by Hollister Incorporated, a speciality medical products company, that it is to invest €80 million in their facility in Ballina, Co. Mayo.
||American Chamber welcomes nomination of new US Ambassador
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has welcomed the announcement that Kevin O'Malley is to be nominated by President Obama to serve as new US ambassador to Ireland, which was announced earlier today by the White House.
||Ireland Update Summer 2014
This PowerPoint presentation and the accompanying notes provide a comprehensive review of the Irish economy today, the key sectors for FDI, and what makes Ireland such an attractive location for investment. This update is a complete guide to the FDI environment in Ireland and may be a very useful resource to utilise when making presentations on your Irish operations or investment in Ireland.
We encourage all members to use the update in any appropriate internal or external presentations.
||American Chamber welcomes improvement in competitiveness rankings
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has welcomed Ireland's improved rankings in the influential IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook 2014, which has ranked Ireland 15th overall for global competitiveness.
||Drivers of Growth in the US-Irish Relationship
Chief Executive Mark Redmond participates in Economic Leaders breakfast entitled "Drivers of Growth in the US-Irish Relationship" in The Clarion Hotel, Lapp's Quay, Cork on May 19th.
||The American Chamber calls for reform of Personal Tax Regime
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has said a reform of Ireland's personal taxation regime at the earliest opportunity must be a priority for Government.
||The American Chamber notes judgement by the Court of Justice of the EU in the Mario Costeja case
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland notes this week's judgement by the Court of Justice of the European Union in the Mario Costeja case.
||American Chamber welcomes signing of contracts for M17/ M18
Mark Gantly, Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce West Region and managing director of HP Galway, has welcomed the signing of contracts for the M17/M18 Gort to Tuam PPP.
||Ethicon Biosurgery to invest €80 million in Irish facility
The American Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the announcement that Ethicon Biosurgery, part of the Johnson & Johnson Family, is to invest €80 million in a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Ireland. The company is a worldwide leader in hemostasis and sealing solutions.
||SurveyMonkey to open Irish office
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland today welcomed the announcement that SurveyMonkey, a leading online questionnaire platform, is to open an office in Dublin. The company‘s mobile and online platforms offer customers the opportunity to create, send and analyse questionnaires on any given topic. The site has over 2 million survey responses every day.
||Take off of DUB-SFO route
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has welcomed the commencement of a direct flight linking Dublin to San Francisco and Silicon Valley.
||NCC Report highlights need for renewed focus on competitiveness
Ireland needs a continued focus on competitiveness to ensure it continues to win Foreign Direct Investment. This was the message of the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland following the release of a new report by the National Competitiveness Council today.
||Intel invest $5 billion in Ireland
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has today congratulated Intel on its 25th anniversary in Ireland and its progress in its $5 billion campus upgrade.
||Ruairi Quinn TD - Chamber Conversations
Minister for Education & Skills, Ruairi Quinn TD is the participant in the latest edition of the Chamber Conversations Series.
Chamber Conversations place key stakeholders to the US business community in Ireland in direct conversation with the membership of the Chamber, in the form of webcasted interviews.
||Chamber welcomes ICT Skills Action Plan
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has welcomed the publication today of the ICT Skills Action Plan by Minister Bruton and Minister Quinn, saying it is an important statement of intent by the Government, which recognises the opportunities to be realised by making Ireland a global leader in ICT talent.
||ISPCC Shield Campaign
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland is delighted to be partnering with the ISPCC for 2014 as our annual Charity of the Year.
The ISPCC is Ireland's oldest and best known children's charity. The ISPCC has a long, proud history of service delivery and advocacy on behalf of children. Their mission is to advocate on behalf of all children in Ireland and to provide a range of independent unique services which are preventative and empowering in nature.
||Mark Redmond starts as Chief Executive
Mr. Mark Redmond has officially taken up the position as Chief Executive of the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland, the representative body for US multinational companies in the country.
||Potentially a pivotal year for FDI in the Western Region
This is potentially a pivotal year for FDI in the Western Region, according to the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland, which said that significant opportunities exist to enhancing the region’s offering to potential investors
||American Chamber President calls for greater urgency in trade talks
Ireland, along with the global economy, still stands between threat and opportunity but a speedy resolution to EU-US trade talks could copper-fasten the recovery, according to American Chamber of Commerce President Louise Phelan. Ms Phelan was addressing the Annual President’s Lunch of the American Chamber in Dublin today. Today’s lunch was sponsored by Barclays Bank Ireland.
||American Chamber welcomes Action Plan for Jobs 2014
Thursday, 27 February 2014 The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland, has welcomed the publication of the Government's Action Plan for Jobs 2014 and, in particular, the proposed actions in relation to competitiveness, inward investment, and continuing support for innovation and R&D.