Press Release15 January 2019
Uncertainty prevails in vote against Orderly WithdrawalCommenting on this 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 Executive Ian Talbot commented,“After months of speculation and despite the recent assurances to the UK from the EU on their ...read more
Cork Chamber President Bill O’Connell highlights the growing anticipation of the Cork business community for the publication of the Cork Metropolitan Area Transport Strategy.
In commenting, Mr. O’Connell stated, “The Cork Metropolitan Area Transport Strategy has been signalled as a game-changer for Cork, a precursor to significant public transport infrastructure and network investment on a scale ...read more
15 January 2019
Changing to Qualified Majority Voting on tax issues will act against Irish competitiveness
Commenting on today’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 Executive Ian Talbot commented,
“Ireland’s tax system has ...read more
Cork Chamber of Commerce today launched their 200 year anniversary programme, with the announcement that the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, will give the keynote speech at this year’s Annual Dinner.
In his first address to a business audience since his second term inauguration, the President will address attendees at the sell-out Annual Dinner in Cork City Hall, where 1,000 of the ...read more
City Regions Ireland Meet with Minister Eoghan Murphy to discuss Ireland’s 5 Cities New City Regions Ireland group launched today with 8 principles for the urban futureWednesday, 28th November. City Regions Ireland is a new group bringing together the Chambers of Commerce of Cork, Dublin, Galway, Limerick and Waterford- Ireland’s 5 cities as identified by the National Planning Framework, Ireland ...read more
Cork Chamber and the British Embassy in Ireland have this morning launched a joint report: ‘Joining the Dots – Promoting Economic Opportunity between the UK and South West Ireland’ and agreed a programme of work to drive closer business and academic links.Among the key findings of the report are:93% of survey respondents envisage future potential for expanded collaboration between the UK and ...read more
Speaking at Cork Chamber’s 8th annual dinner held this evening Chamber President Bill O’Connell narrated a vision of Cork in 2030 underpinned by Government delivery of the National Development Plan without delay. A thriving and diverse city region, facilitated by light rail, infrastructure, downtown living and access to waterways.
Held in the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road in association with ...read more
Cork Chamber of Commerce, the leading business organisation in Cork, has signed a two year contract with Spearline to use their General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance software solution Spearline Data Protection - Managed Service. Conor Healy, Chief Executive and Naoimh Frawley, Office Manager and Data Lead of Cork Chamber of Commerce met with Ciara Lucy, Managing Director of ...read more