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Chamber Business Award the place to be!

A record crowd attended the Louth Business Awards organized by Dundalk Chamber of Commerce in the Carrickdale Hotel on Saturday the 20th October. The annual event is now a high ...
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Singapore Free Trade Agreement signing is great opportunity for Irish export growth

Commenting on today's signature of the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the European Union and Singapore at the ASEM Summit in Brussels (19 October 2018) Ian Talbot, Chief Executive ...
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DkIT To Host Region’s First Ever MegaDojo

Dundalk Institute of Technology will tomorrow (Saturday 13th October) host "MegaDojo Dundalk", the region’s first ever major coding event for school children between the ages of 7 to 17. The event ...
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The EU must be open for business!

The final European Parliament of Enterprises of the 2014-19 legislative term - gathering more than 700 entrepreneurs in the Brussels Hemicycle - sent a clear message to the ongoing debate ...
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Getting Ireland Brexit Ready

On Thursday, 20 September, the Government launched the Getting Ireland Brexit Ready public information campaign. The campaign is a further intensification of the Government’s preparedness and contingency planning, which was ...
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Record attendance at Chamber Budget Breakfast

Dundalk Chamber of Commerce held their annual Budget Breakfast in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dundalk. Sponsored by PayPal, the event was a sell out with just on 200 in attendance ...
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Future of Europe is Future of Business

Entrepreneurs will gather in the European Parliament in Brussels today (10 October 2018) for the fifth edition of the European Parliament of Enterprises, the largest exercise at European level in ...
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Measures to deliver infrastructure welcome, but little to improve short-term competitiveness

Speaking following the delivery of Budget 2019 by Minister Paschal Donohoe yesterday (9 October 2018), Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland, commented "Government’s chosen path for Budget 2019 will ...
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Businesses across GB, NI and Ireland need speed and precision injected into Brexit negotiations

With less than six months until Brexit, the leading UK, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland business groups are joining forces to call on both sides to redouble efforts in ...
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Staying the course is key going into Budget 2019

Commenting on the release of yesterday’s (2 October 2018) Fiscal Monitor, Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland said, “Today’s final Exchequer Returns before the announcement of Budget 2019 next ...
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Chambers Call on Government to Make Childcare More Affordable in Budget 2019

Chambers Ireland and its network of Chambers from around the country gathered in Dublin today for the first Chamber Network Budget Dialogue, where they called on Government to ensure that ...
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Mind Over Matter

Leading Irish designers will donate their time in a unique fundraising initiative for Aware on Wednesday 10 October, National Day of Creativity and World Mental Health Day, and we invite ...
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Buy Shop Local Gift Vouchers and help keep money local this Christmas!

Commenting on the announcement that there are now over 300 local shops and businesses redeeming Shop Local Gift Vouchers Chamber President Pat McCormick is calling on members of the public ...
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Salzburg Summit Brexit talks: Priority #1 = Ensure an Orderly Brexit

Chambers Ireland, in association with Eurochambres (the Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry) has published a new position paper conveying a simple message to EU27 Heads of State ...
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Chambers Ireland calls for infrastructure delivery at Budget Committee

Appearing on 18th September 2018 before the Budget Oversight Committee, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive Ian Talbot called on Government to ensure that commitments made in the National Development Plan are ...
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North East Cloud Accounting Summit 2018

The North East Cloud Accounting Summit, hosted by UHY Farrelly Dawe White Limited, will take place on the 26th of September in the Crowne Plaza, Dundalk, Co. Louth. In Ireland, ...
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Automatic Enrolment Pensions System Consultation

The Department of Employment Affairs & Social Protection recently launched a consultation on the Automatic Enrolment Retirement Savings System ‘Strawman’ Consultation, open from 22/08/2018 to 04/11/2018. Information on this consultation ...
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New Tendering Process Frameworks for Minor Building Works

The LGMA (Local Government Management Agency) are running a series of regional information seminars for contractors over the coming weeks, on the new frameworks for the tendering process for €100m ...
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New Cycle of ACORNS – Support scheme for Female Entrepreneurs

ACORNS (Accelerating the Creation of Rural Nascent Start-ups), focuses on early stage female entrepreneurs, whose businesses are located in rural Ireland. The ACORNS initiative is supported by the Department of ...
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Exchequer Returns signal importance of prudence in Budget 2019

Commenting on the release of yesterday’s (4th September 2018) Fiscal Monitor, Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland said, “The results from today’s Exchequer Returns indicate that Budget 2019 must ...
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