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Latest Press Releases from the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland

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29/01/2015 American Chamber welcomes focus on talent and regions in Action Plan for Jobs
Eamonn Sinnott, President of the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland, welcomed the Government’s Action Plan for Jobs launched by An Taoiseach and Minister Richard Bruton this morning.
20/01/2015 Eamonn Sinnott Appointed President of the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland
American Chamber believes skills should be the key focus for Ireland in the battle to win new FDI investment for the country Ireland needs to focus on R&D spending where Ireland is below the EU average
16/01/2015 World of Talent @Ireland
Throughout 2015 the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland will lead a campaign aimed at bringing talent back to Ireland.
06/01/2015 15,000 new FDI jobs created in 2014
IDA Ireland has reported the creation of 15,012 new jobs by IDA client companies during 2014.
23/12/2014 Irish Government files Amicus brief in Data Case
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has welcomed the decision by the Irish Government to file an amicus brief in a New York court that seeks to clarify rules relating to law enforcement access to cloud data.
19/12/2014 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards 2015
US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards 2015 15.5.15
18/12/2014 2015 Gala Events
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16/12/2014 Heads of Bill for the Industrial Relations (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2014
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland calls for a balanced approach in response to the publication, by the Cabinet, of the heads of bill for the Industrial Relations (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2014.
12/12/2014 Christmas Reception with Ambassador O'Malley
Christmas Reception with Ambassador O'Malley
09/12/2014 The Business - TTIP Interview
Listen back to American Chamber Chief Executive's interview on RTÉ Radio One show the Business. The topic for discussion was the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.
03/12/2014 Minister Bruton launches Chamber Talent Report
For Ireland to continue to succeed in winning foreign direct investment it is critical that the country is also able to attract and retain leadership and specialist talent in what is a highly competitive global market for skills. This is the core message of a report published by the American Chamber of Commerce, ‘Ireland: A Global Centre for Talent,' which was launched today by Richard Bruton, TD, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise, & Innovation.
28/11/2014 Taoiseach addresses Thanksgiving
Taoiseach’s speech American Chamber of Commerce Ireland, Thanksgiving Day Lunch, at The Four Seasons Hotel.
28/11/2014 Thanksgiving - Chamber calls for FDI Roadmap
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has called upon the Government to implement a comprehensive FDI Roadmap to enable Ireland to continue its remarkable success in attracting Foreign Direct Investment. The Chamber’s annual Thanksgiving Lunch was attended by over 400 leaders from US multinationals in Ireland, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD and US Ambassador Kevin O’Malley.
28/11/2014 Louise Phelan - Thanksgiving Speech
Thanksgiving Lunch Speech Louise Phelan, President, American Chamber of Commerce Ireland
28/11/2014 Thanksgiving Media Coverage
Thanksgiving Media Coverage
21/11/2014 Privacy of Online Data
The Government is seeking the assistance of the European Commission in the ongoing case between US courts and Microsoft. Microsoft is currently challenging a US court-ordered warrant for data held in a Microsoft Dublin Data Centre. They have argued the US government cannot reach across international borders and retrieve a person's email without respecting local privacy laws.
13/11/2014 Ambassador O'Malley visits Chamber Members
Ambassador O'Malley visits Chamber Members
07/11/2014 1,000+ jobs announced
As the technology world descended upon Dublin for the Web Summit, Ireland recieved the welcome boost of over 1,000 new jobs in a series of FDI announcements. Amazon, Nitro, ClearStream Technology and many more have all made announced significant investments while this week also saw the grand opening of Facebook's new EMEA HQ in Dublin.
31/10/2014 FDI Focus
31/10/2014 Irish Times Opinion Article - Mark Redmond
Writing in today's Irish Times Chamber Chief Executive Mark Redmond outlines Ireland's need for a comprehensive foreign and domestic investment roadmap and how the future will be all about data - how it is collected and protected, analysed and commercialised.
30/10/2014 100 new jobs for Teleflex
Medical device company Teleflex Incorporated is to create more than 100 high-skilled positions over the next three years at its facility in Athlone.
29/10/2014 China Central Television - Ireland Profile
Mark Redmond contributed to Chinese station CCTV's recent profile on Ireland's growth prospects.
23/10/2014 Groupon Opens Dublin Office
Groupon has officially opened its International Engineering and Marketing Centre in Dublin. The office will serve as a Research and Development hub. Nearly 100 highly skilled roles have already been created with plans to expand to 200 over the next two years.
23/10/2014 Ambassador O'Malley Visits American Chamber
New US Ambassador to Ireland Mr. Kevin O'Malley was guest of honour at the American Chamber's offices in Dublin today. Ambassador O'Malley was welcomed to Ireland and the Chamber by the Chamber's President and Vice President, Louise Phelan and Eamonn Sinnott.
15/10/2014 Reaction to Budget 2015
Following the announcement of the Budget 2015, and the publication of the corporate tax road map, the American Chamber welcomed the certainty that had been provided to investors.

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