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EU-Mercusor trade deal

American Chamber comment on EU-Mercusor trade deal

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Chamber celebrates Independence Day

The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland today celebrated 243 years of US independence at their annual 4th of July lunch at the Clayton Hotel, on Burlington Road. Chamber President, Mark Gantly calls for quality of life issued to be addressed

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LinkedIn Ireland Expands to 2,000 people as Irish Membership hits 2,000,000

LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional social network, has marked the milestone of growing its Irish membership to two million people by announcing that it is creating 800 new jobs which will bring its headcount at its Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) HQ in Wilton Place in Dublin to 2,000 people by summer next year. The expansion is a result of ongoing growth of its business.

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Brendan Smith and Abbvie Sligo win American Chamber Community and Sustainability Awards

Brendan Smith and Abbvie were honoured as this year’s winners of the Cairdeas (friendship) and Créafóg (Earth) Awards. The Awards were given at a dinner to mark the end of West Northwest US-Ireland Business Conference

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US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

FotoNation Allergy Standards and UNESCO Chair Institute of Technology Tralee were the overall winners of the 2019 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards, jointly presented by the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland and the Royal Irish Academy at the Chamber’s Annual Dinner in the Clayton Burlington Hotel, Dublin on Friday night.

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Chamber Welcomes Speaker Pelosi

The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland welcomed Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and a Congressional Delegation, which included Chairman of the Ways & Means Committee Richard Neal to a special reception hosted at the Westbury Hotel.

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Nine nominations for the 2019 US Ireland Research Innovation Awards

Now in their fifth year, The US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards recognise excellence in research innovation, creation and invention by an organisation, as a result of US foreign direct investment (FDI) in Ireland. The winners will be announced on 17 May at the Chamber’s Annual Dinner.

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Chamber hosts inaugural US-Ireland Business Conference

The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland today hosted its inaugural ‘US Ireland Business Conference – At the Heart of the Transatlantic Economy’. Incoming President of the American Chamber Mark Gantly welcomed guest of honour, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to the event, which also featured the launch of the 2019 US Ireland Business Report.