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23 January 2017

 Your Europe Advice Facebook Chat

Your Europe Advice held a Facebook chat answering questions on setting up a business in another EU country. The chat took place on 23 January 2017 and questions can be seen on the Facebook event page

18 April 2016

Facebook chat

Your Europe Advice Facebook Chat

Your Europe Advice held a Facebook chat answering questions on the recognition of professional qualifications in the EU. The chat took place on 18th April 2016 and questions can be seen on the Facebook event page.

17 Nov 2015

Your Europe Advice Facebook Chat

Your Europe Advice hosted a Facebook chat answering questions on cross border healthcare in the EU. The chat took place on 17th November 2015 and questions were submitted to the Facebook event page.

08 Oct 2015

Taking Care of Business logo

Taking Care of Business - One-Stop-Shop - North East Regional Event 2015

The Westcourt Hotel, Drogheda, hosted the North East Regional Taking Care on Business event on Thursday 08 Oct 2015. 

Representatives from 30 State Offices and Agencies were available at Information Stands throughout the event to give out information and advice on a range of services spanning business needs and activities.

Information on SOLVIT was presented to the audience as part of a wider presentation on the work of the Internal Market Unit of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation. The meeting allowed us to discuss the SOLVIT network with many small and medium enterprises and to raise awareness of the assistance we can provide.

30 April 2015

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Taking Care of Business - One-Stop-Shop - Waterford 2015

SOLVIT Ireland attended Taking Care of Business at The Tower Hotel, Waterford. Information on SOLVIT was presented to the audience as part of a wider presentation on the work of the Internal Market Unit of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation. The meeting allowed us to discuss the SOLVIT network with many small and medium enterprises and to raise awareness of the assistance we can provide.

24 November 2014

Your Europe Chat

Your Europe Advice Facebook Chat

On 24 November an online Facebook chat took place with Your Europe on the issue of residence rights. 5 Your Europe Advice experts answered questions online.

12 November 2014

Intertrade Ireland - Meet the Buyer - Dublin 2014

SOLVIT Ireland was present at Intertrade Ireland's Meet the Buyer event, at the Citywest Hotel Dublin. The event had over 1,000 attendees from small and medium enterprises.  This was a very successful event and allowed us to raise awareness of SOLVIT as a problem solving tool for businesses trading across EU borders. 

16 October 2014

Minister Bruton and Minister Nash TCOBRichard Bruton, TD, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and Ged Nash, TD, Super Junior Minister of State for Business and Employment visit the SOLVIT stand at TCOB 2014

Taking Care of Business - One-Stop-Shop - Dublin 2014


SOLVIT Ireland was present at Taking Care of Business in Dublin Castle which was attended by over 700 people. Information on SOLVIT was presented to the audience as part of a wider presentation on the work of the Internal Market Unit of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation. The meeting allowed us to discuss the SOLVIT network with many Small and Medium enterprises and to raise awareness of the assistance we can provide. 

02-03 October 2014

SOLVIT Workshop Bucharest

37th SOLVIT Workshop


The 37th SOLVIT Workshop took place in Bucharest, Romania from 02-03 October 2014. The workshops allow the members of SOLVIT network to discuss best practice and technical developments to the SOLVIT database.

23-25 September 2014

Minister English Visiting StandDamien English, TD, Minister of State for Skills, Research & Innovation visits the SOLVIT stand

The National Ploughing Championships 2014

SOLVIT Ireland was present at the National Ploughing Championships 2014 where we were guests of the European Commission representation in Ireland. The event was attended by 279,500 people and allowed us to make contact with a wide and varied audience to promote awareness of the SOLVIT network

17 July 2014

The Single Market Scoreboard 2014

The Single Market Scoreboard 2014 highlights the continued good performance of the SOLVIT network. SOLVIT Ireland maintained above average performance in most areas.

http://ec.europa.eu/single-market-scoreboard

08-09 May 2014

36th SOLVIT Workshop 

The 36th SOLVIT Workshop took place in Krakow, Poland from 8-9 May 2014. The workshops allow the members of SOLVIT network to discuss best practice and technical developments to the SOLVIT database. 

10 April 2014Banner at Sligo IT

John Spender addressing audience

Europe Direct Sligo invited SOLVIT to attend an event to promote the importance of the upcoming European Elections to young people and potential first time voters. The event took place in Sligo IT on 10 April 2014 and was attended by over 150 second and third level students.
Daniel Browne, presenter on Ocean FM, acted as facilitator for the event, introducing the key-note speakers; John Spender from Sligo IT and Francis Jacobs from the European Parliament information office in Ireland. Mr Browne also highlighted the presence of Europe Direct and SOLVIT at the event and the important information and service available via these channels.

Information and promotional material on the SOLVIT network and the Your Europe information portal was distributed to the attendees following the presentations. 

11 March 2014

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The Internal Market Unit of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation hosted an information desk at Taking Care of Business events in Limerick (11 March 2014), Galway (25 March 2014) and Cork (01 April 2014). Information on SOLVIT Ireland, Your Europe, the EUGO Network and the Irish Point of Single Contact was available and distributed to attendees.

06 March 2014

Internal Market Unit hosted a seminar "Making the Services Directive Work" in Dublin Castle to raise awareness and highlight the benefits and opportunities of the Directive as well as to ensure ongoing compliance with all of its provisions.. The event was attended by over 70 people from Government Departments and relevant organisations and promotional material on SOLVIT was distributed to them as part of an information pack. 

29 January 2014

SOLVIT Ireland presented at the Lithuanian Embassy in Dublin as part of their discussion on EU citizens' Rights.  

23 October 2008

The business magazine Business & Finance published a Business in Europe supplement with a Document PDFfeature on the Irish SOLVIT Centre (page 30)

12 July 2007

Commissioner McCreevy's Press Release on the 5th Anniversary of SOLVIT: SOLVIT: five successful years of solving concrete problems in Europe - faster 

Interview with Michael Clarke (wma file, 10.8mb), manager of the Irish SOLVIT Centre, by Near FM Community Radio, you will need Windows Media Player to hear the interview and this can be downloaded from the Windows Media website at
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/ download/AllDownloads.aspx?displang=en&qstechnology

The Irish SOLVIT Centre gave an interview to the Irish Exporter Magazine detailing the work of this Centre, it was published in the Document PDFSummer 2005 issue.