Ireland ratifies the Maritime Labour Convention

Thu, Jul 24, 2014

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe, and the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise, and Innovation, Richard Bruton, have announced the ratification by Ireland of the Maritime Labour Convention, which sets standards for working and living conditions for seafarers.

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Managing LinkedIn for college graduates

Thu, Jul 24, 2014

For college graduates, LinkedIn can be an overwhelming medium to negotiate.

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Galway to hold strong for the tourist season

Thu, Jul 24, 2014

Galway's reputation as one of the tourist capitals of Ireland is not in any danger, according to Fáilte Ireland and Tourism Ireland. Despite the grey cloud over the country's financial future, the tourism industry is one of the few within the nation that remains intact.

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New service launched to help workers return to work after absence

Thu, Jul 17, 2014

A new free service targeted at helping employers and employees, who may have suffered a serious illness or injury, return to work is now available across Galway, Mayo and Roscommon.

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Loughrea Chamber urges town’s businesses to sign up to new fibre network

Thu, Jul 17, 2014

Loughrea businesses are being urged by the chamber of commerce to seize the opportunity available to become a fibre town.

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Free digital marketing techniques with Dreamwedding.com

Thu, Jul 17, 2014

The next free seminar organised by Online Marketing in Galway will feature Aoife Kelly of Dublin-based Dreamwedding and Fergal Costello, of Touchwood.ie.

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Galway business owners celebrate networking success

Thu, Jul 17, 2014

A Galway business group Tribes is celebrating five years of successful networking in the city.

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Conamara seaweed company sold to Canadian industry leader

Thu, Jul 10, 2014

Arramara Teoranta, a seaweed processing company located in Cill Chiaráin, Conamara, is now under the new ownership of the Canadian company Acadian Seaplants Limited. At the transfer celebration were Jean-Paul Deveau, chairperson of Arramara Teoranta and president of Acadian Seaplants Limited; Dinny Mc Ginley  Minister of State at the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht; Dónall Mac Giolla Bhríde, general manager, Arramara Teoranta; and Anna Ní Ghallachair, chairperson, Údarás na Gaeltachta. Photo: Andrew Downes.

A Canadian company has purchased Conamara seaweed company Arramara Teoranta.

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Joyce’s acquires Indreabhán supermarket

Thu, Jul 10, 2014

Joyce’s Supermarkets has acquired Siopa an Phobail, in Indreabhán, Connemara.

Siopa an Phobail, which was in receivership, employs some 40 staff members, and Pat Joyce, managing director of Joyce’s Supermarkets, has pledged to keep the store open and to re-invest in the business.

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Students awarded for their ‘Ice Eyes’ enterprise

Thu, Jul 03, 2014

Caption (l-r): NUI Galway Bachelor of Science students Lorcan Farrell and Domhnall Walsh with Dougie Howlett from Munster Rugby after receiving a merit award at the Enterprise Ireland Student Entrepreneur Awards.

Two final year Bachelor of Science students at NUI Galway were awarded a merit award at the recent Enterprise Ireland Student Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.

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Galway hoteliers have positive outlook for summer season

Thu, Jun 26, 2014

Hotels and guesthouses in Galway are confident of improving business for 2014, according to the latest Irish Hotels Federation’s quarterly barometer findings.

The study of IHF members carried out shows that some 86 per cent of hotel and guesthouses have expressed an optimistic view for future trading conditions in 2014, with 72 per cent of respondents indicating an increase in advance summer bookings compared to the same period last year, where four per cent reported a decrease.

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McInerney’s SuperValu Loughrea takes top award

Thu, Jun 26, 2014

McInerney’s SuperValu, Loughrea, has scooped the prestigious best large supermarket in Ireland award at the annual Checkout ‘Best in Fresh’ awards.

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Kilkenny Group named as EY Entrepreneur of the Year finalist

Thu, Jun 19, 2014

Marian O’Gorman and son Gregory O’Gorman of the Kilkenny Group have been named as finalists in the annual EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.

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New general manager Noel Mulhaire joins the team at Lough Rea Hotel and Spa

Thu, Jun 19, 2014

Noel Mulhaire has been appointed as the new general manager of the Lough Rea Hotel and Spa.

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Free practical digital marketing tips from experts

Thu, Jun 19, 2014

Online Marketing in Galway welcomes The Dough Bros’ Eugene Greaney and Snap Ireland’s Franco De Bonis to its free digital marketing meeting on June 24 in the Harbour Hotel.

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JCI launches Friendly Business Awards 2014

Thu, Jun 19, 2014

Junior Chamber Galway has opened registrations for the third edition of the Friendly Business Awards 2014.

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Galway’s Fulbright scholars

Thu, Jun 12, 2014

Six students and lecturers from NUI Galway have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships to continue their work in the United Staters.

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Are you Galway’s Best Young Entrepreneur?

Thu, Jun 12, 2014

A new competition to find Galway’s Best Young Entrepreneur with investment of up to €50,000 available for winners is being launched by the Local Enterprise Office Galway.

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Galway IT company celebrates twenty-five-year milestone

Thu, Jun 12, 2014

One of Ireland’s longest established technology companies, Galway-based Vulcan Solutions, celebrates 25 years in business this month.

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Health Care Informed appointed as advisor to the State of Qatar

Thu, Jun 05, 2014

Health Care Informed (HCI), based in Galway and Dublin, international provider of patient safety and quality improvement support services, has been appointed as advisor to the Supreme Council of Health (SCH), Qatar.

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