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Open Meeting on the 2040 National Development Plan

The Chamber is holding a briefing for the General Public on Monday the 21st January 2019 at 6.30pm in the County Museum, Dundalk to outline the DRAFT Plan for this ...
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Uncertainty prevails in vote against Orderly Withdrawal

Commenting on yesterday evening’s (15 January 2019) outcome of the 'meaningful vote' in the UK's House of Commons, which ended in a vote against the Withdrawal Agreement, Chambers Ireland Chief ...
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Changing to Qualified Majority Voting on tax issues will act against Irish competitiveness

Commenting on yesterday’s (15 January 2019) official Communication from the European Commission, calling on European leaders to consider moving to qualified majority voting in EU taxation policy, Chambers Ireland Chief ...
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Google Digital Garage

Is your business using the large and varied suite of Google tools that can help boost your business online? Would you like to reach new audiences, build brand awareness, learn ...
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Public Meeting regarding St Patrick’s Day Parade Committee

A public meeting is being held on Thursday 17th January at 7pm in the County Museum Dundalk to discuss the possibility of forming a committee to run the St Patrick's ...
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Crowdfunding Campaign Set to Launch to Establish New Whiskey Distillery on Cooley Peninsula

After the resounding success of Whiskey Live in Dublin last year, Irish Whitetail Distillery, the newest addition to the growing Irish Whiskey market, is launching their crowdfunding campaign to meet the new market demand ...
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5 Year Minimum Expiry Date on Gift Vouchers

Following the Irish Government Cabinet’s approval of the bill in December 2018, legislation is due to be published in the first months of this new year regarding the new 5 ...
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‘No Deal’ Contingency Action Plans implemented in specific sectors

In December 2018 the European Commission began implementing its ‘no deal’ Contingency Action Plan, which includes 14 measures in for a specific number of area where a ‘no-deal’ scenario would ...
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Upcoming Brexit Seminars – Revenue Office

The Revenue office is holding another series of seminars to engage with businesses to help identify and understand the potential customs implications of Brexit. Please find below the links, dates ...
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Impact of Brexit for Irish Rural Communities

Irish Rural Link, in partnership with the Department of Rural and Community Development, would like to receive the views of people living and working in rural areas on the impact ...
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Draft Regional Spatial & Economic Strategy

The Draft RSES is a strategic plan which identifies regional assets, opportunities and pressures and provides appropriate policy responses in the form of Regional Policy Objectives. At this strategic level ...
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Framework for Town Centre Renewal

Heather Humphreys, TD, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation has asked for a refresh of the Framework for Town Centre Renewal to ensure it is up to date and in ...
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Surplus must not distract from sustainability

Commenting on the release of yesterday’s (3 January 2019) Fiscal Monitor, Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland said, “The €100m surplus recorded in today’s final Exchequer Returns of 2018, ...
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Christmas wishes from Dundalk Chamber of Commerce President

On behalf of the Management and Staff of Dundalk Chamber of Commerce I would like to wish you and your family a happy and peaceful Christmas, and a prosperous new ...
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Over SIX HUNDRED THOUSAND euros worth of Shop Local Gift Vouchers sold this Christmas

Pat McCormick President of Dundalk Chamber is delighted to announce that sales of the Shop Local Gift Vouchers has hit an unbelievable record of over €620,000 worth sold this Christmas ...
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Shop Local Gift Vouchers available at Dundalk Credit Union

Dundalk Credit Union are delighted to announce that they will be paying out almost €1.3 million in Dividends and Interest Rebates to members this week. In addition they are happy ...
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Deferral of UK Parliament vote heightens unease among EU businesses

During a two-day mission to London on Monday and Tuesday, EUROCHAMBRES members have expressed their growing concern of a disorderly Brexit as a result of the deferral of the Withdrawal ...
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Customs Brexit Information Seminar this Monday

Revenue has developed a Customs Brexit Information Seminar that Revenue has developed to assist trade in preparing for the impact of Brexit. The sessions are targeted at logistic/freight forwarding companies ...
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Getting Ireland Brexit Ready

Following extremely successful events in Cork, Galway, Monaghan, Dublin and Limerick over the past few weeks, the next Getting Ireland Brexit Ready event will take place in Letterkenny Institute of ...
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45,000+ business express their concerns on skills shortages

European businesses are again optimistic about the year ahead, but less so than 12 months ago, while concerns about access to skilled workers have risen. These are among the main ...
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