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American Chamber Hosts Education Conference in DCU & Welcomes Action Plan for Education

American Chamber has said that the Action Plan for Education is a strong statement of commitment from Government to ensure a world class education system.

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Statement on the EU State Aid Decision

The EU Commission today has announced its decision in relation to its investigation relating to whether or not certain interactions between the Irish authorities and Apple amounted to State aid. In its announcement, the Commission has explicitly stated that “this decision does not call into question Ireland's general tax system or its corporate tax rate”.

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Announcing the Kennedy-Lemass Medal

The American Chamber is delighted to advise our members that we will be presenting a new and very special award to honour US leaders of Irish heritage who have helped to strengthen the Irish-US relationship.

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Action plan for housing welcomed

The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has today welcomed the launch of the Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness.

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EU-US Privacy Shield welcomed by American Chamber

The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has welcomed the agreement reached today by the EU and US on Transatlantic data transfers.

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US Ambassador to EU addresses Chamber

In the wake of the Brexit referendum, the EU-US relationship was the theme as the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland celebrated Independence Day 2016. Six hundred members of the Ireland US business community attended the annual event in the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, in Dublin. The keynote speaker was US Ambassador to the European Union Anthony L. Gardner, with US Ambassador to Ireland Kevin F. O’Malley also a guest of honour.

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Brexit results response

The American Chamber responds the result in the UK referendum to leave the European Union.

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2016 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards

Creativity and innovation was the theme of the night as the 2016 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards took place in the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel last night. Over 600 people were in attendance at the awards ceremony, to celebrate excellence in research innovation that has taken place on the island of Ireland as a result of US business investment.