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Why it's time for Ireland to ratify CETA

Here is an excellent explanation of the case in favour of Ireland ratifying the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement by Kate Hickey, who is the executive director of the Ireland Canada Business Association (ICBA). This article appeared first in the Sunday Business Post on 8 October.
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October 14th, 2021

Why it’s time for Ireland to ratify CETA

Here is an excellent explanation of the case in favour of Ireland ratifying the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement by Kate Hickey, who is the executive director of the Ireland Canada Business Association (ICBA). This article appeared first in the Sunday Business Post on 8 October.

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September 30th, 2021

Immigration et entrepreneuriat : des meubles québécois à la sauce irlandaise

Pour Barry O’Sullivan, tout a commencé par la fabrication d’une table à café pour ses propres besoins, en 2017. Quatre ans plus tard, l’Irlandais d’origine et Québécois d’adoption est désormais à la tête de Vybe, une entreprise manufacturière de meubles mid-century modern aux inspirations scandinaves, qui a le vent dans les voiles.

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September 23rd, 2021

Brexit caused huge drop in Great Britain to Ireland exports in 2021

Irish government figures come days after M&S says it is scrapping 800 lines due to ‘excessive paperwork’

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September 22nd, 2021

ICCC welcomes appointment of new UK High Commissioner to Canada

The Montreal chapter of the Ireland Canada Chamber of Commerce (ICCC) has welcomed the appointment of Susannah Goshko to the position of the United Kingdom’s High Commissioner to Canada. Ms. Goshko joins the Deputy Head of Mission, David Reed, in leading the British consular presence in Ottawa, an important office that has always enjoyed an excellent working relationship with the ICCC.

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June 26th, 2021

New ICCC Board elected at June 16th AGM

June 16th marked the end of a very successful four-year term for outgoing President Conor Barry and his executive team, while heralding the arrival of a new executive for the Ireland Canada Chamber of Commerce. We thank Conor, Carol McCormick (Vice-President), Chanelle Desrosiers-Stewart (Secretary) and Paul Dunne (Treasurer) along with all ICCC board members who worked very hard throughout a challenging pandemic year.

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May 3rd, 2021

Future bright for Ireland-Canada trade relations: Jean Charest

Back in December, ICCC Montreal was honoured to welcome former Deputy Prime Minister of Canada, the 29th Premier of Quebec, and partner at leading Canadian law firm McCarthy Tétrault LLP, Jean Charest, as a special guest speaker. In what was a fascinating and insightful lecture, Mr Charest presented his impressions of the global trade climate, including his thoughts on post-election USA and what its effects might be on the trade outlook for Canada, Ireland and the rest of the world.

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April 20th, 2021

New member: Martin Kilmartin, Software engineer

A warm welcome to Martin Kilmartin, a multilingual software engineer with 20+ years of experience. Currently, Martin is developing LocalPro.ie (and LocalPro.uk), a SaaS business development platform for self-employed and micro-businesses.

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April 20th, 2021

ICCC Events: an unforgettable year in review

Wednesday, November 4th was the start of our commitment to keep our members informed. Who better than the Irish Ambassador to Canada, His Excellency Eamonn McKee to launch the new event season?

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April 14th, 2021

ICCC 30th Anniversary Flashback

As we look back on 30 years of ICCC Montreal, we share this excerpt from an interview with then head of communications and former ICCC Vice-President Ruth Hanna, published by our good friends at the St. Patrick’s Society of Montreal in the November 2014 issue of Nuacht.

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