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Louth County Enterprise Fund

Louth County Enterprise Fund (The Fund) was established in 1989 by the International Fund for Ireland, supported by donations from many Louth-based businesses. It provides loan finance of up to ...
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Great turnout for Chamber Business After Hours

Dundalk Chamber held their first Business After Hours of the year in Byrnes Pub Hill St. Sponsored by Osborne Recruitment there was a packed audience in attendance to hear Paul ...
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New European Digital Strategies will Boost Competitiveness

Chambers Ireland today (19 February 2020) welcomes the proposals from the European Commission on issues including Artificial Intelligence and Data. Strategic thinking from the Commission will make it easier for ...
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Storm Dennis to bring Heavy Rain, Risk of Flooding

NDFEM Crisis Management Team met this morning following briefings from Met Éireann and OPW on weather conditions for the coming weekend. Storm Dennis will give rise to very disturbed weather ...
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The CSO’s Home Building Figures Obscure Underlying Problems

Chambers Ireland welcomes the increase in the CSO’s house completion figures but calls on political parties to ensure the next Programme for Government tackles delivery obstacles and relegates sprawl to ...
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Local Enterprise Office Louth

It’s hard to believe, but it’s almost time once again for Local Enterprise Week. It’s just weeks away now, taking place from 2 - 6th March in venues all across Louth ...
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Chambers Ireland Welcomes An Post’s move to Zero Emissions Postal Delivery

Following An Post’s announcement of becoming the first postal provider globally to eliminate carbon emissions from all of its deliveries in a capital city, Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers ...
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Inclusive 21st Century Workplace Must be Top of Next Government’s Jobs Strategy

In the face of ongoing economic challenges, on everything from changes to the international taxation environment, Foreign Direct Investment and Brexit, Chambers Ireland emphasises the need to improve the efficiency ...
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Delivery of Agreed Long-Term Plans Must be Immediate Priority of next Government

In the final 24 hours before polls open, Chambers Ireland calls on voters and candidates to deliver on agreed investment in existing plans for infrastructure and regional development. Speaking this ...
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Go-2-Tender Programme Workshop

Envision Management Consultants are recruiting for the Go-2-Tender Programme (see below & attached for further information), working alongside InterTradeIreland, targeting SMEs keen to improve their confidence & skills, when it ...
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Weather update: Yellow warning with potential Orange

The National Directorate for Fire & Emergency Management Crisis Management Team met this morning and have been liaising with Met Éireann in regards to the outlook for the week ahead ...
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Strong Employment Figures Obscure Economic Threats

Chambers Ireland Chief Executive, Ian Talbot, welcomes yesterday’s CSO employment figures which put our county in a solid position to face economic uncertainty in the coming months. "Adding to the ...
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Brexit Day: Another Cliff Edge Year Lies Ahead

Chambers Ireland Chief Executive Ian Talbot commented this morning on the UK's formal departure from the European Union taking place today. "Today marks a very sad day for businesses in ...
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Dundalk Chamber visit Brussels with Chambers Ireland

Michael Gaynor and Paddy Malone represented Dundalk Chamber when Chambers Ireland visited Brussels recently. Dundalk Chamber took the view that our unique exposure to Brexit warranted us sending representatives. Over ...
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Chambers IrelandCalls on Next Government to Support Balanced Regional Development

Chambers Ireland has called for the next Government to deliver on commitments in the National Planning Framework and Climate Action Plan and ensure delivery of important infrastructure needed to support ...
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Chambers Ireland Welcomes Temporary Trade Dispute Appeal system agreed at Davos

Chambers Ireland have welcomed the news from the World Economic Forum in Davos of the EU, China and 15 other countries agreeing to develop a temporary system for appealing trade ...
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Chambers call on General Election Candidates to Set Out Strategy to Maximize EU Influence

At the outset of President Von der Leyen’s Commission Presidency, Chambers Ireland is yesterday (21 January 2020) leading a delegation from our Network of 40 Chambers to Brussels, meeting with ...
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Climate Action Fund Information Session

The Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment has opened a call for Expressions of Interest from public and private sector bodies, as well as non-governmental organisations, for the Government's ...
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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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