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Turning adversity into advantage: why 2018 is going to be the West of Ireland’s big year

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The West of Ireland is offering more and more families an escape from the pressures of Dublin with a lifestyle and career to match, according to the organisers of a major conference showcasing entrepreneurialism in the region.

Summit to provide unique insight into opportunities in export industry

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Export Summit 17 is a collaborative undertaking by the Local Enterprise Offices in the Western Region - Galway, Mayo and Roscommon - together the Western Development Commission and Údarás na Gaeltachta, which aims to facilitate businesses wishing to evaluate and access new export opportunities.

Ninety jobs to be created in creative industry in West by €2million fund

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The creative industry in the west got a massive boost yesterday when a new €2million fund was announced by Minister Sean Kyne, who outlined details of how up to 90 new jobs are to be created.

Ninety jobs to be created in creative industry by €2m fund

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The creative industry in the West is to get a massive boost today when a new €2million fund, to be announced in the city by Minister Sean Kyne, will outline details of how up to 90 new jobs are to be created.

Graham Linehan is special guest at FÍS TV Summit

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GRAHAM LINEHAN, the co-creator of Father Ted and Black Books, and the creator of The IT Crowd, will give a public interview at the FÍS TV Summit in Galway next week.

Former councillor seeks opinions on plans to elect ten TDs on brief to protect Rural Ireland

A former Connemara councillor is asking for opinions after he expressed a hope that a group of rural TDs could hold the balance of power and influence policy geared towards developing the regions.

Mayo family business selected to share story about living and working in the West at SeaFest

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A family business from Mayo has been selected to represent the West of Ireland at SeaFest, Ireland’s national maritime festival. Mother and daughter Marjorie and Maebh O’Malley of Achill Island Sea Salt will speak about their experiences of living and working in Mayo at a dedicated LookWest.ie Marquee.

SeaFest 2017 to showcase marine-inspired businesses

A larger and more spectacular SeaFest will take place in 2017, as the festival expands to include three days of activities and attractions to celebrate the sea in Galway from 30 June to 2 July 2017.

Kenny welcomes investment of €3.48 million for Mayo following Better Energy Communities funding

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny has welcomed investment of €3.48 million for three Mayo projects as part of Better Energy Communities funding allocations. The funding will ensure local homes, community and commercial facilities will become more energy efficient thanks to government funding. The projects include a wide range of upgrades to fabric (insulation), heating systems, lighting and solar heating. At least three categories of local projects here in Mayo will receive direct funding of €1,794,928 from the Better Energy Communities (BEC) scheme administered by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland.

Farewell to a rock'n'roll bishop

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I can well remember the last time I met Bishop Eamon Casey. I was late for a reporting gig at some event in the Crescent and we both ran on the footpath around the corner and crashed into each other, each of us as apologetic as the other. In hindsight, I should have been able to avoid him because as he walked, he sang and so his arrival was flagged well before he appeared.

 

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