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Galway entrepreneurs to solve major waste issue

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A group of entrepreneurs, James Coen, and Gerry Fahy from Galway, and James Foley, and Tommy Hamill from Meath, are leading a project to build Ireland’s first dedicated thermolysis tyre reprocessing facility, for end-of-life tyres.

The west of Ireland lacks civilisation - But it has poetry

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‘The capital, Galway, is a terrible place. It has of course St Nicholas, one of the few remaining pre-Reformation churches; the frontispiece of a Renaissance town house erected as a gateway to the public park; and a medieval fortified house about which they tell the well-known story of the Lynch who hanged his own son when the sheriff wasn't available. At least once a year while I was director of the Abbey theatre we got a play on that. From Miss Edgeworth's account of her travels to Galway it would appear that as a theme for tragedy it was popular a hundred years ago. But even before that I had a lively hatred of the town....'

Your guide to Madrid with Grenham Travel

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Madrid is an ideal destination for a city break, with a manageable flight time of just 2 hours 40 minutes from Dublin. With its bustling energy and vast range of attractions, an excellent public transport system, and more than 240 sunny days per year, Madrid certainly leaves the visitor spoilt for choice.

Time for us all to see the sea

Sometimes when I think of Galway’s relationship with the sea, I am reminded of the insult that the famous conductor Sir Thomas Beecham uttered to a cellist who had performed poorly. “Madam,” he said, “you have between your legs an instrument capable of giving pleasure to thousands... and all you can do is scratch it.”

Nissan Leaf cars electrify Europe

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Three years after Nissan introduced electric vehicle and battery manufacturing to Europe, the 50,000th European-built Nissan Leaf has rolled off the production line.

Lexus puts one millionth hybrid car on the road

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Lexus has sold more than one million hybrid vehicles since the world’s first hybrid luxury car, the RX 400h, went on sale in April 2005.

IBEC to host free Athlone event to showcase innovation in the region

IBEC will host a free business seminar in the Hodson Bay Hotel Athlone on Wednesday, May 4, to show how local companies have used State supports and worked with higher education institutions to grow their business through research, development, and innovation.

Lexus hybrid sales pass the million mark

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Lexus reports having sold more than one million hybrid vehicles since the world’s first hybrid luxury car, the RX 400h, went on sale in April 2005.

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