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Féile Cheoil Larry Reynolds taking place in Ballinasloe this September

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Ballinasloe will be alive with traditional Irish music, culture, and heritage from Friday, September 9, to Sunday, September 11, for Féile Cheoil Larry Reynolds.

Mayo gets shown off to a worldwide audience

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The promotion of Mayo as tourism destination was given another bump recently with Tourism Ireland arranged visits to the county for a major US tour operator and the Indian edition of the Lonely Plant Magazine which as 100,000 readers.

Spectacular mosaic to be unveiled at Knock on Sunday

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One of the biggest mosaics of its kind in Europe is to be unveiled during the 12 noon Mass at Our Lady’s Basilica at Knock Shrine this Sunday (February 28). The impressive artwork, measuring 14 metres x 14 metres, is made up of more than 1.5 million individual pieces of mosaic and depicts in great detail the Apparition at Knock in 1879, as described by 15 ordinary villagers who witnessed the extraordinary vision.

Local hoteliers upbeat about 2016

Following a year of strong tourism growth, hotels and guesthouses in Galway are upbeat going into 2016, according to the latest quarterly barometer from the Irish Hotels Federation (IHF). Local hoteliers have benefitted from a 13 per cent increase in overseas visitors to Ireland over the last 12 months, including significant growth key markets such as North America (visitors up 13 per cent), Britain (up 11 per cent) and the rest of Europe (up 14 per cent).

Westport based Team Horizon expands to the US

Westport based Team Horizon, the global life-science services firm, with an expert focus on pharma and biopharma manufacturing processes, has expanded its global footprint with the announcement of a new office in Philadelphia. The company’s core expertise is in high demand in North America with an established client base in Texas, North Carolina, and Canada. By the second half of next year, the company plans to have 10 employees in the Philadelphia office and an increase of 20 per cent in its Irish workforce.

Hollywood studio comes to Athlone

The UK’s industry leader in teeth whitening has come to Athlone. Hollywood Whitening is part of Allwhite3000, an internationally renowned brand with offices in Europe, Asia, and North America.

Tara Erraught to sing in at NUIG

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TARA ERRAUGHT, the much acclaimed mezzo soprano, will perform songs by Dvorak, Brahms, Wolf, Copland, Mahler, and Britten, in NUI Galway's Aula Maxima on Wednesday November 4 at 8pm.

Galway based trainer worried about children’s fitness and health

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A Craughwell based coach is the only finalist, outside of North America, to reach the top ten for the ‘Coach of the Year’ accolade awarded by the International Youth Conditioning Association (IYCA). The association is the premier international authority in youth fitness and youth sports performance training, with about 35,000 members globally.

Why Not? Adventure Film Festival

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THE FOURTH annual Why Not? Adventure Film Festival, a day of screenings of documentaries on mountain climbing, trekking in wild and remote corners of the globe, human endurance, extreme sports, and the human thirst for adventure, returns to Galway this weekend.

Galway company combines science and seaweed to launch bovine food products

Galway based company Ocean Harvest Technology launched its new bovine products at the National Ploughing Championships in Laois last week. As part of the Enterprise Ireland Innovation Hub, Ocean Harvest presented and exhibited throughout the three day agricultural festival.

 

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