Galway-based entrepreneur’s company named second fastest growing company in Ireland

Thu, Apr 27, 2017

Maximum Media, digital publishing company, founded by Galway-based entrepreneur Niall NcGarry, was yesterday announced as one of the fastest growing companies in Europe, by the Financial Times. The publication released its annual report on ‘Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies’, which included nine Irish businesses.

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Landlords will pay €200 more in home insurance premiums if they rent to students

Thu, Apr 20, 2017

If you decide to rent out your house you must notify your insurer — That is the message being sent loud and clear to landlords.

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Something for everyone at the Connemara Mussel Festival

Thu, Apr 20, 2017

Once voted ‘Best food festival’ by the acclaimed McKennas guides, the Connemara Mussel Festival 2017 will gather a host of culinary delights for young and old in the beautiful village of Tullycross.

The Connemara Mussel Festival has established itself as a must attend family, culinary event in the west of Ireland. Children, teenagers, amateurs and professional chefs will all be involved in providing fun for everyone while battling it out in a series of interactive demonstrations and culinary competitions.The ever popular educational, interactive cooking workshops for children will take place over the weekend on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th of April.

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Weddings at Galway Bay Hotel

Thu, Apr 20, 2017

On Sunday April 23 the Galway Bay Hotel will be holding its spring wedding showcase, giving couples looking for a beautiful wedding venue an opportunity to experience what their wedding day could be like in this stunning hotel.

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Colourful celebrations, free paint, competitions and giveaways as Paintrite mark two decades of excellence

Thu, Apr 20, 2017

Paintrite, the paint and wallcovering specialist, based in Terryland Retail Park on the Headford Road, celebrates 20 years in business this week and is marking it with a week packed with interesting talks, giveaways, including gift vouchers, free paint, and even a holiday.

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Galway Crystal buys back own site

Thu, Apr 20, 2017

The Galway Crystal site om the Dublin Road has been recently bought back by Galway Irish Crystal for €3.5 million.

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Divine Mercy Sunday

Thu, Apr 20, 2017

Divine Mercy Ceremonies will take place on Sunday April 23 in Knock Shrine (12.45pm), Galway Cathedral (2pm), and Emmanuel House Clonfert (2pm).

Divine Mercy Sunday is celebrated on the Sunday after Easter, the Octave of Easter, observed by Roman Catholics as well as some Anglicans. It is originally based on the Catholic devotion to the Divine Mercy that Saint Faustina Kowalska reported as part of her encounter with Jesus, and is associated with special promises from Jesus and indulgences issued by the Church.

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Fintrax Group expansion continues apace with South Korean joint venture

Thu, Apr 13, 2017

Fintrax, the Galway-based tourist VAT refund and dynamic currency conversion specialist, has announced its expansion into the South Korean market through a joint venture agreement with the LOTTE Group, South Korea’s fifth largest conglomerate. The LOTTE Group deal will see both groups tap into the booming tax refund market in Korea which has grown tenfold since 2010.

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Breaking the traditional funding mould

Thu, Apr 13, 2017

At a time when many SMEs in the West are looking to grow and scale up their businesses, it has become apparent that the funding they need is not always readily available. With economic recovery in Ireland truly hitting its stride, it is important that small businesses have a system of financial support that grows in tandem with them. At Bibby Financial Services Ireland we help businesses access cash tied up in unpaid invoices, allowing SMEs to focus on expansion instead of worrying about cash flow.

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Five reasons on how to get your top job

Fri, Apr 07, 2017

We all at some point in our lives have to work in a job which we do not enjoy. It is called being an adult, many parents will say to their newly graduated children who are toiling away in minimum wage jobs. However, it does not have to be the career you forge forever. Here at the advertiser.ie we highlight the best ways to find that job that will provide you with contentment.

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Irish economic and trade interests must be protected during Brexit negotiations says Galway Chamber boss

Thu, Apr 06, 2017

Following on from the UK’s decision to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty last week, Galway Chamber has called on the Irish Government to continue a concerted, sustained campaign to highlight the unique Brexit issues for Ireland with both our European partners and the UK and to underline its commitment to protecting Irish trade, our border economy and ensuring that Ireland remains competitive.

Commenting on Prime Minister May’s announcement, Conor O’Dowd, President of Galway Chamber said that while they continue to regret the UK decision to leave the European Union and recent statements by the UK Government in relation to leaving the Single Market and Customs Union, it is important that the process to enable negotiations to begin has been initiated.

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NUI Galway and KPMG collaborate on new masters in international accounting and analytics

Thu, Mar 30, 2017

NUI Galway has announced an innovative collaboration with KPMG on a new Masters programme, the MSc in International Accounting and Analytics, and the appointment of Laurence May, Audit Director at KPMG, as Adjunct Professor in Accounting and Finance at the J.E. Cairnes School of Business and Economics at NUI Galway.

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Your Career, Your Choices

Thu, Mar 30, 2017

You have been working in the same place for the last 15 years, and you just know it’s going to come up in the interview. You can use this to your advantage: all you need is a strategy writes Sabina Trench, Career Coach, Sli Nua Careers.

There are a few different approaches you can use to deal with the ‘15 years is a long time to be with one employer’ statement. Here are five strategies you can consider:

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O’Leary Financial Planning to Host Free Tax Planning Session for SME’s

Wed, Mar 29, 2017

O’Leary Financial Planning will host a session with Tax Advisor Laura Lynch next Wednesday 5th of April in The Radisson Blu Hotel, Galway.

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Talent was the currency at Talent Summit 2017

Thu, Mar 23, 2017

The 2017 Talent Summit recently took place in the Radisson, Galway. The Talent Summit, which was founded by Sigmar Recruitment in association with The Irish Times Executive Jobs attracted over 1,000 people to five events across Dublin, Cork and Galway. With the talent agenda ranking as the number one priority for business leaders around the globe, the theme of this year’s programme was “Driving Competitive Advantage through Talent”.

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Galway companies among 2017 Deloitte Best Managed Companies

Thu, Mar 16, 2017

Two Galway companies have been recognised as leaders in their fields at the 2017 Deloitte Best Managed Companies held last week.

127 companies employing almost 60,000 staff all around Ireland have been named Best Managed Companies by Deloitte at the 2017 awards ceremony last night in Dublin’s Convention Centre. Sixteen new winners join an existing network of companies awarded the accolade since the scheme’s establishment nine years ago. The awards, in association with Barclays Bank Ireland were attended by over 900 people from the Irish business community.

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IMS Marketing celebrates a decade in business

Thu, Mar 16, 2017

Locally grown marketing agency, IMS Marketing, is this month celebrating ten successful years in business. Set up in Spring 2007 by Claregalway native, Kevin Moran, the company has seen substantial growth since its inception, doubling its workforce to 12 in the past 18 months.

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Collins McNicholas named one of the best workplaces in Ireland

Thu, Mar 09, 2017

Collins McNicholas, the Galway-based national HR and recruitment firm has been named as one of the Best Workplaces in Ireland in 2017.

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Atlantec ‘17 kicks off this month

Thu, Mar 02, 2017

One of the must successful events to be held in the city last year was the Atlantec festival organised by Information Technology Association Galway which brought together an impressive range of speakers from across the globe.

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