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June 26th, 2013 @ 10:53

SME Demand for Credit an Inflection Point to Aid Recovery

    Chambers Ireland has said that the Red C Report on the demand for credit by SMEs shows generally positive trends with a slight increase in the number of SMEs seeking credit. Speaking this morning, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive Ian Talbot said, “The number of SMEs seeking credit and the number of loan applications approved in full are gradually rising in tandem with further stabilisation of the economy. Another positive to t... [More]

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June 26th, 2013 @ 09:46

Treasure hunt TV show

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  Calling all treasure hunters! Adare Productions are looking for families to SHAKEDOWN THE TOWN they live in, in a brand new TV series for RTÉ Two Young People’s. Each week the SHAKEDOWN THE TOWN command base will roll into town and two teams, each consisting of 5 family members, will compete against each other to crack the clues and be the first to unlock the safe. Each team will have 3 code breakers, aged 10-12 years old, in... [More]

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June 25th, 2013 @ 12:34

Growth in Global Trade Continues but Concerns about access to Trade Finance for SMEs

    The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has today published a survey showing that despite a fall in growth in world trade in 2012 the market for trade finance shows signs of steady increase. The global survey entitled Rethinking Trade and Finance – An ICC Private Sector Development Perspective involved representatives of 260 banks in 112 countries. Ian Talbot, Secretary General of ICC Ireland, the national committee of the... [More]

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June 19th, 2013 @ 15:40

Westport Festival of Music and Food

At Horslips gig Westport Festival of Music and Arts

  Westport is getting ready to welcome world-famous music and culinary artists for the 2013 ‘Westport Festival of Music and Food’. The two-day, multi-stage, family-friendly festival will take place on the 29th and 30th of June in Westport House. Not only will the festival features impressive on-stage performances of the best regional, national and international artists and but also superior culinary demonstrations and fun and ima... [More]

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June 18th, 2013 @ 10:24

Credit Review Office: Raise Appeals Ceiling to €3 Million Now

    Chambers Ireland has welcomed the 11th report of the Credit Review Office (CRO) showing that since 2010, upheld appeals have resulted in €16.8 million credit being made available to SMEs and farms, protecting 1,297 jobs. Speaking this morning Ian Talbot, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive said, “244 cases have now been completed by the CRO with 135 of those decisions in favour of the borrower. While this is still a very sma... [More]

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O'Reilly & Turpin

Antoinette Turpin and Corry O'Reilly, the co-owners, have established an excellent reputation for supporting Irish craft and design. The shop was selected by the Craft Council of Ireland as one of the showcase shops for Irish Craft and Design.

The ranges of jewellery vary from costume jewellery made from both glass beads and exotic stones to sterling silver, silver/gold and gold plate, in both modern and classic designs.

The Irish designers that are Alan Ardiff, Garret Mallon, Saba, Alpha Zed, Sue Bowden, McGonigle Glass, Aliquo and Reaction.

The beautiful coloured glass is supplied by Kerry Crafted Glass. Terence MacSweeney, who is a master of glass blowing in Kerry Crafted Glass, using only recycled glass.

The ceramics are from various exciting Irish artists – Sinead Lough, Michael Kennedy, Louise Brown, Rachel Quinn, Sheila Flannery of Shelly Pots; and, new to the shop is the work of a young ceramist, Karen Morgan.

Come and see our wide range of gifts for Christmas.

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