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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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Allergan was established in Westport in 1977 and has repeatedly expanded over the last four decades, contributing significantly to the local economy.

The Westport facility is now the largest manufacturing plant within the company network, and it also has the largest number of Allergan staff in one location, outside of the company’s corporate headquarters.

In Ireland, our focus fosters deep engagement with medical specialists and we make it our business to listen closely to their needs so that together we can advance patient care. We combine this strategic focus with a diversified approach that enables us to follow our research and development into new specialty areas where unmet needs are significant.

In partnership with the medical community, we bring scientific excellence and rigour to deliver leading products that improve patient outcomes. We know we are successful when doctors and patients place their trust in our products and our company, when our employees excel and when our efforts make a meaningful difference in the lives of the patients and communities we serve.

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