Chambers Ireland Welcomes the Proposals of Planning Regulation Reforms

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Chambers Ireland  (6 Oct 2017) welcomed proposals by Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy to introduce reforms to planning regulations in urban areas. Speaking this afternoon, Chambers Ireland Chief Executive Ian Talbot said, “Today’s comments by Minister Eoghan Murphy are very welcome. “The undersupply of housing is a severe threat to our economic competitiveness and will continue well into the long-term unless we change our thinking around housing and urban living.” “As the population of Ireland’s urban centres continues to grow we must seek to increase their density. We cannot allow the […] Read more »

A Taste of Cavan Christmas 2017

Cavan Chamber of Commerce in association with The Taste of Cavan Committee, is holding a Christmas Market on the Market Square, Cavan Town from Friday 8th December to Sunday 10th December 2017. We are looking for traders and crafts people to join us. To apply for an application form please contact with details of your trade or call Majella Tierney on 087 7802049 to discuss.     Read more »

Proper Consideration Must be Given to the Impact of Local Adjustment Factor in Local Property Tax

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As Councils across the country meet this month to consider their Local Adjustment Factor for Local Property Tax (LPT) Chambers Ireland called for due consideration to be given to the impact of their decision on local services and the competitiveness of businesses. Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland said, “We ask those voting on the Local Adjustment Factor for LPT to consider the impact of that decision on their annual local authority budget and provision of services. Many local authorities have already reduced LPT rates in recent years but […] Read more »

Chamber meets with Irish Water on water infrastructure development

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Cavan Chamber meets with Irish Water on water infrastructure development Following the briefing, Chamber President Eddie Coleman said, “the briefing enabled the Chamber to learn about the business opportunities that a robust water infrastructure will bring to the area.” “The adequate provision of water has been a challenge facing the business community.  Irish Water has made progress in addressing the infrastructure needs at a local and national level and has ensured that vital infrastructure projects have commenced. Continued improvement to our water infrastructure will be crucial in the coming years […] Read more »