Posted on February 14th, 2017
CETA Ratification Pivotal to Future of EU Trade Agenda
Today (14th February 2017) on the eve of the European Parliament’s crucial vote on the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) with Canada, Chambers Ireland and national Chambers from across Europe call on EU leaders and governments to stand firmly in favour of an inclusive and forward-looking EU trade agenda, while also warning that recent complications around the deal have highlighted that the effectiveness of the EU’s common commercial policy…
Posted on February 13th, 2017
Council announces additional parking spaces in Ennis Town Centre
Clare County Council and Elected Members from the Municipal District of Ennis have agreed to increase parking availability in Ennis town centre.
A minimum of 100 additional parking spaces will be provided over the next 2 years with up to 500 new off-street parking spaces being targeted on a public private partnership basis by 2022.
The Local Authority has also confirmed the move towards the introduction…
Posted on February 13th, 2017
Chambers Ireland Welcomes Publication of Mediation Bill 2017
Chambers Ireland today (13th February 2017) welcomed the long-awaited publication of the Mediation Bill 2017 by the Department of Justice and Equality.
Speaking following the publication of the legislation, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive Ian Talbot said, “Chambers Ireland has long been an advocate for increased use of these mechanisms, particularly mediation, to resolve commercial disputes. Going to court can be an adversarial and polarising experience, whereas the benefit of mediation is that it…
Posted on February 9th, 2017
Free Public Wi-Fi in Ennis.
Clare County Council wishes to provide Free public Wi-Fi in the heavily used areas of Ennis. The provision of free Wi-Fi services will enhance the technological profile of the area. Visitors usually welcome such a service and regard it as a sign of a progressive area.
Clare Co Council will install, configure and manage the Free WiFi service. Clare Co Council will contact local businesses to seek their participation in this…
Posted on February 2nd, 2017
A Clear Strategy for Regional Economic Development Needed – Ireland 2040
National Planning Framework must drive the sustainable economic growth of Ireland’s regions
Commenting on the launch of Ireland 2040 consultation process, Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland said, “We welcome the launch of the Ireland 2040 paper and the beginning of a public consultation process that will help inform the development of the National Planning Framework. A strong National Planning Framework will shape planning strategies…
Posted on February 1st, 2017
Action Plan for Jobs 2017 Key Pillar of Ireland’s Brexit Strategy
Government Must Focus on Meeting Ambitious Jobs Targets
Chambers Ireland today (1 February 2017) welcomed the launch of the Action Plan for Jobs 2017. Commenting on the Action Plan, Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland said, “We support the Government commitment to the target of adding 200,000 jobs to our economy by 2020 and the ambitious aim of 45,000 new jobs in 2017.”…