Posted on February 1st, 2017
Significant Increase in Capital Investment Needed to Meet Demands of Growing Economy
Commenting on today’s (31 January 2017) announcement by Minister Donohoe and Minister Noonan of the Capital Plan Review, Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland said, “We welcome today’s announcement of the process for review of the Capital Plan in 2017 and the commitment to prioritise investment in infrastructure that will support Ireland’s sustainable economic development. Ireland’s infrastructure stock will require significant investment in the coming…
Posted on January 31st, 2017
Affordable Childcare Scheme is a step in the right direction
Chambers Ireland welcomes today’s (30 January 2017) publication of the Heads of Bill on new Affordable Childcare Scheme by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone TD.
Commenting on the proposed Affordable Childcare Scheme, Ian Talbot, Chief Executive Chambers Ireland said, “Investment in childcare has a positive impact not only on children and parents but also for the wider society and our economy. The cost of…
Posted on January 24th, 2017
Chambers Ireland welcomes the Action Plan for Rural Development launched today (23 January 2017) by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD.
Commenting on the Action Plan, Ian Talbot, Chief Executive Chambers Ireland said, “The ‘Realising our Rural Potential’ Plan is an important indication of Government commitment to supporting rural communities and the rural economy across Ireland. We regularly hear from our Network of Chambers of Commerce…
Posted on January 24th, 2017
EIB Investment is a Welcome Support but Greater Levels of Capital Investment a Priority
The European Investment Bank (EIB) today (24 January 2017) confirmed investment of €825 million in Ireland in 2016.
Commenting on the announcement, Ian Talbot, Chief Executive Chambers Ireland said, “We welcome the significant level of investment in Ireland in 2016 and the ongoing support the EIB provides for crucial long-term infrastructure projects across the country. Ireland requires significant capital investment in the…
Posted on January 23rd, 2017
Due to the very mild winter so far there has been great progress in the Community Gardens and Polly tunnel over the last few months. Below is a couple of pictures highlighting the transformation. In the tunnel at present there is a range of broad beans, chilli’s Onions, lettuce and garlic growing. In the coming months we will be expanding to Potatoes, Carrots, Parsnips Cabbage, strawberries. A huge thanks you has to go out for the seven lads responsible for the transformation – Well…
Posted on January 19th, 2017
The Annual Clare Business Bowling Championship will take place on Thursday 9th February at the Planet Entertainment, Drumbiggle Ennis Co Clare. Any business interested in taking part you can contact Margaret on 0656842988.