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March 22nd, 2016 @ 17:19

Purple Flag Day - Saturday March 26th

Purple Flag 2016 flyer front

This Easter Bank Holiday weekend will see Westport turn a little purple in order to celebrate the Purple Flag status bestowed on the town last year. More...

March 22nd, 2016 @ 12:28

New June date for Westport Food Festival

Westport Food Festival has a brand new midsummer date this year, from 24-26 June 2016. It’s a cracking line up with many old favourites returning plus some exciting new events. There’s a tasty appetiser in the form of an official launch on Thursday 19th May featuring Michelin star chef J.P. McMahon. Put it in the diary now! Further details will be issued closer to the launch date but it promises to be a fabulous evening. More...

February 23rd, 2016 @ 17:03

Businesses Create Jobs- Supporting job creation must continue to be priority of Parties and Voters

The CSO announcement today (23 February 2016) that we have the highest number of people in employment since early 2009 must be tempered by the growing international uncertainty which has the potential to negatively impact open economies such as Ireland’s. This highlights the necessity of electing a Government that will continue to focus on further creation of jobs, building on the success of reducing our unemployment from a peak of 15.1% in... [More]

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February 22nd, 2016 @ 16:46

Importance of Irish Trade Must be Recognised as Latest Round of TTIP Negotiations Begin

Vital to Broaden our Markets to Mitigate Risks of Overdependence  Chambers Ireland today (22 February 2016) welcomed the start of the 12th round of TTIP negotiations commencing in Brussels. More...

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February 8th, 2016 @ 14:39

Strategic Economic Planning Must be the Central Message for Election 2016

Chambers Ireland recently launched A Vision for 2021 – A Manifesto for Ireland’s Future from the Irish Chamber Network.  Vision 2021 sets out long term strategic goals for investment and economic development to make Ireland a more attractive place to live and work by 2021. More...

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Allergan

 

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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