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Chambers Ireland Welcomes Political Support for Deal to Restore Stormont

Chambers Ireland welcomes news that there is support for the deal to restore Stormont’s political institutions. Speaking on Friday last, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive Ian Talbot said, “The absence of ...
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Prepare Your Business for Customs

The implications of Brexit may have far-reaching effects on Irish business. The objective of this 'Prepare Your Business for Customs' Export & Import Procedures workshop is to provide businesses with ...
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Funding available for Food Initiatives

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) and the Department of Rural and Community Development (DRCD) has funding available for Food Initiatives for Artisan, Micro and Small food ...
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Minister Humphreys announces €28m Economic Stimulus Package for the Border Region

The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced details of a special €28 million economic stimulus package for the Border region. The package, which applies to ...
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Almost €1 million worth of Shop Local Gift Vouchers sold this year!

Pat McCormick President of Dundalk Chamber is delighted to announce that sales of the Shop Local Gift Vouchers has hit an unbelievable record of almost €1 million in sales for ...
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Chambers Ireland calls on Government to be ambitious in plans to tackle waste

With the deadline for submissions to the Department of Communications, Climate Action and the Environment’s proposed environmental levies consultation closing today (20 December 2019), Chambers Ireland’s submission calls on the ...
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Greater business awareness of Brexit impact encouraging but more to be done

Following the publication of the survey results from the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation highlighting the level of Brexit preparation among Irish businesses, Chambers Ireland continues to urge businesses ...
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Irish Water progressing with ice-pigging in Tallanstown village

Irish Water in partnership with Louth County Council advises that essential works to safeguard the water supply for customers remaining on a Boil Water Notice in Tallanstown village will commence ...
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Paralysis of World Trade Organisation Appeals Mechanism a blow to Rules Based Global Trade

Chambers Ireland calls on the EU to work with global partners to advocate for rules-based trade and World Trade Organisation (WTO) reform following the paralysis and breakdown of the WTO’s ...
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Strong Exchequer Returns welcome but surplus must be invested wisely

Following the publication of the November Exchequer Returns yesterday afternoon (3 December 2019), Chambers Ireland welcomes the strong performance of the economy and notes the record receipts in corporation tax, ...
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Essential upgrade works ongoing at Staleen Water Treatment Plant

Irish Water would like to advise customers that essential upgrade works are scheduled to take place at Staleen Water Treatment Plant from 9am until 5pm on Wednesday 4 December. During ...
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Dundalk’s WuXi Biologics wins Business Recognition Award

Friday 22nd last saw a lot of action for WuXi Biologics with the announcement of WuXi plans to bring a second project, a WuXi Vaccines project, to the rapidly developing ...
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Dromad Hire Group named Irish Plant Hire Company of the Year

Dundalk Based rental Company Dromad Hire has been named “Irish Plant Hire Company of the year” at the recent annual Construction, Quarry & Recycling Awards 2019. The prestigious awards took ...
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Christmas Carnival of Light parade to attract thousands to Town Centre

Experience the magic of Christmas this Friday and Saturday as Frostival Winter Festival gets underway to mark the start of the festive season in Dundalk Town Centre. The Christmas Market ...
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Empowering your growth with Confident Communicating

The North East Business Academy is now 2 years old and to celebrate they will be hosting a networking event ("Empowering your growth with Confident Communicating") at Creative Spark, Dundalk ...
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First National Marine Planning Framework Key to Decarbonising Economy

Chambers Ireland today (12 November), welcomes the publication of Ireland’s first draft National Marine Planning Framework (NMPF), which sets out the Government’s proposed approach to the development of a strategic ...
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Ireland’s Small Business Productivity Initiative

The Government is putting in place a fund of €500k to support small businesses improve operational efficiencies and productivity. This additional funding will be made available to the Local Enterprise ...
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Reduced unemployment figures welcome but concerns on emerging skills gaps need to be addressed

Following today’s publication of the CSO’s Monthly Unemployment statistical release for October 2019, Chambers Ireland welcomes the further growth of people at work. Speaking this morning, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive ...
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Chambers Ireland welcomes OECD SME and Entrepreneurship Policy Review

Chambers Ireland welcomes today’s launch of the OECD-commissioned Review of SME policy and entrepreneurship in Ireland from Heather Humphreys TD, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation and Pat Breen TD, ...
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Get Involved – Irish Tech Goes Carbon Neutral 2020

A new campaign from social enterprise Forestry Partners has been launched, to bring together leading industry figures alongside environmental experts to help businesses understand the emissions they're responsible for and ...
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