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Latest Press Releases from the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland

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10/07/2015 Irish Times Report: American Business in Ireland 2015
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland and the Irish Times have partnered on this special report American Business in Ireland 2015. The report focussings on celebrating Irish talent in US companies in Ireland.
10/07/2015 Independence Day 2015 Speeches
John Boehner, Dr. Anita Sands & Ambassador Kevin O'Malley were among the speakers at this years Independence Day Lunch.
02/07/2015 Speaker John A. Boehner addresses Chamber's Indpendence Day Lunch
Employment in US companies in Ireland now stands at an all-time high of 140,000 people, according to the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland. The American Chamber, which represents the 700 US companies in Ireland, revealed the figures at their Independence Day celebrations in Dublin today.
10/07/2015 US Company Employment in Ireland at all time high
Employment in US companies in Ireland now stands at an all-time high of 140,000 people, according to the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland. The American Chamber, which represents the 700 US companies in Ireland, revealed the figures at their Independence Day celebrations in Dublin today.
26/06/2015 American Chamber event explores funding innovation
Funding for an innovation boom in Ireland was top of the agenda for the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland this morning at a major meeting of the for its RD&I network gathered in the DCU Ryan Academy. The event, which was attended by the senior representatives of many US companies in Ireland was addressed by representatives for several state agencies: Science Foundation Ireland; Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland.
05/06/2015 Chamber on Capitol Hill
Following a successful week on the West Coast last week a delegation from the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland have participated in a series of engagements in Washington DC. This included events as part of the AmChams in Europe USA conference and functions specific to the American Chamber Ireland. Chief Executive, Mark Redmond and Public Affairs Director, Brian Cotter, have been in the US capital to promote the Irish-US and EU-US relationships.
03/06/2015 Shortlist Videos Research Innovation Awards
The stories behind the shortlisted innovations for of the US Ireland Research Innovation Awards 2015.
18/05/2015 US Ireland Research Innovation Awards
The creative minds behind some of Ireland's greatest innovations were gathered in Dublin last night for the inaugural US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards. The Awards, jointly presented by the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland and Royal Irish Academy, recognise excellence in research innovation that has taken place on the island of Ireland as a result of US foreign direct investment.
14/05/2015 Ireland's Innovation Pathway
Ireland must double its spending on research, development & innovation (RDI) to 3% of GDP within the next decade according to a new report released today by the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland. Ireland's Innovation Pathway: Attracting Investment; Driving Economic Growth articulates a vision for Ireland's RDI environment that will retain and attract US foreign direct investment.
05/05/2015 World of Talent in Ireland
A major new campaign ‘World of Talent in Ireland’ was today launched by the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland and IDA Ireland. The campaign will initially target Ireland’s global graduate community, highlighting abroad the career opportunities that now exist in Ireland, with a view to attracting talent here.
28/04/2015 Government's Spring Statement
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has welcomed the commitment within the Spring Statement to maintain Ireland's 12.5% corporate tax rate. The rate, which was described as a ‘red line issue' by Minister Noonan, has been a cornerstone of Ireland's enterprise policy and is partly responsible for attracting over 700 US companies to create 130,000 jobs here.
02/04/2015 Research Innovation Award 2015 Shortlist
Shortlist for the 2015 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards
27/03/2015 RD&I Programme 2015
Determining ways to unlock Ireland's potential to win R&D investments internationally is the goal of the 2015 American Chamber of Commerce Ireland RD&I Network Programme which was formally launched today.
10/03/2015 LinkedIn Co-Founder Allen Blue
A special guest speaker at this week's President's Lunch was LinkedIn Co-Founder Allen Blue.
05/03/2015 Irish US Economic Relationship 2015
Ireland is now the number one destination in the world for US Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) according to a new report commissioned by the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland. The Irish-US Economic Relationship 2015 researched and written by Wall Street Economist Joseph Quinlan, was launched today by Minister for Foreign Affairs & Trade, Charles Flanagan, TD
06/03/2015 Celebrating the Irish-US Relationship
March 5 saw the American Chamber publish "The Irish US Economic Relationship 2015."
26/02/2015 US Firms feature highly in 'Best Place to Work' Awards
Thursday February 26 2015 Great Place to Work has published the 2015 Best Workplaces in Ireland. The publication of the list was marked with the annual ‘Best Place to Work’ awards which took place on February 25 at the Double Three by Hilton.
23/02/2015 Apple invest €850m in Galway Data Centre
Monday February 23 2015 The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has welcomed today's news that Apple is to open a new data centre in Galway with a €850m investment.
30/01/2015 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards – Call for Nominations Opens Today
US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards – Call for Nominations Opens Today
02/02/2015 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards 2015 Application Process
The US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards recognise excellence in research innovation in Ireland as a result of US foreign direct investment. The deadline for the receipt of completed applications is 5pm Wednesday 11 March 2015.
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
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

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