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Latest Press Releases from the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland

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13/08/2014 Leaving Cert - Lessons learned from Project Maths should be applied to Science
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has congratulated the 57,000 students who today received their results for the Leaving Certificate exams.
01/08/2014 American Chamber meets US SEC Commissioner Gallagher
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland was delighted to host a business roundtable today with US Securities and Exchange Commissioner Daniel Gallagher and a number of its member companies, organised in conjunction with the US Embassy.
30/07/2014 Focus on Talent in new FDI Policy welcomed by American Chamber
The focus within the Government's new FDI Policy Statement on differentiating Ireland by its talent is a very welcome and should help Ireland continue to attract FDI, according to the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland.
11/07/2014 American Business in Ireland 2014
Special Report by the Irish Times on American Business in Ireland 2014
03/07/2014 President Higgins Speech to American Chamber
The Speech of President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins to the American Chamber of Commerce Independence Day Lunch.
03/07/2014 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.
18/06/2014 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.
18/06/2014 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.
11/06/2014 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.
05/06/2014 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.
03/06/2014 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.
22/05/2014 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.
20/05/2014 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.
15/05/2014 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.
14/05/2014 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.
08/05/2014 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.
15/04/2014 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.
10/04/2014 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.
02/04/2014 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.
01/04/2014 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.
27/03/2014 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.
24/03/2014 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.
14/03/2014 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.
11/03/2014 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.
07/03/2014 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.

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