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February 6th, 2013 @ 09:10

Action Plan for Jobs 2013 Needs to Set More Challenging Targets

Chambers Ireland has today said that the Action Plan for Jobs 2013 needs to set more challenging targets for job creation if we are to tackle unemployment seriously in this country. Speaking this morning, Ian Talbot, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive said “While most of the measures set out as part of the Action Plan for Jobs 2012 have been completed, this week’s latest unemployment figures of 14.6% show that the 2013 plan needs to set... [More]

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January 30th, 2013 @ 09:21

No Christmas Bonus for Retailers

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Retail Sales Index Shows Not Enough is Being Done to Stimulate Domestic Demand Chambers Ireland has called on Government to introduce proactive measures to stimulate and support domestic demand, including confirming a revised date for Budget day that is well in advance of the Christmas period, given Retail Sales Index figures that show a monthly volume index decrease of 0.1%. Speaking this morning, Seán Murphy, Chambers Ireland Deputy CEO ... [More]

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January 16th, 2013 @ 11:48

Croke Park II: Everything Must Be On the Table

Government Targets Need to Be More Ambitious Chambers Ireland has today said that all available options must be on the table during this week’s Croke Park Agreement renegotiation if necessary savings and cost containments in the public sector are to be achieved. Speaking this morning, Ian Talbot, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive, said “We need serious and urgent delivery from Croke Park II in order to contain costs and ensure that mu... [More]

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January 9th, 2013 @ 11:01

Exchequer Returns Indicate Lack of Bottom Line Cost Cutting

Chambers Ireland has today called on Government to take serious measures to cut public sector costs in 2013. Speaking this afternoon, Ian Talbot, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive, said “While recognising the Government’s achievements in meeting targets, vitally important in managing our recovery, today’s Exchequer Statement cannot hide the fact that Current Expenditure actually increased by €1.5 billion in 2012, with the De... [More]

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December 18th, 2012 @ 09:34

Domestic Economy Remains Stagnant

Chambers Ireland has said that today’s CSO External Trade Figures which reported a seasonally adjusted increase in exports of 2% to €7,468m and a 7% decrease in imports to €4,188m in October highlight the ongoing problems in the domestic economy. Seán Murphy, Chambers Ireland Deputy Chief Executive said, “These figures highlight that the export sector is continuing to compensate for the distressed domestic sector, fur... [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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