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Travelling with a message — CEO takes to the road with a whiteboard in a rockstar motorhome

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Well-known Galway businessman and inventor Michael FitzGerald, founder and CEO of OnePageCRM, is setting off on a 30-day road trip around the UK, calling on SMEs, his customers and politicians with a bold message to think global.

Generations celebrate Shark's fortieth anniversary

Three generations of the Kelly family were among the members of Shark Swimming Club which celebrated its 40th anniversary at the weekend.

“We could have a huge culture of science and technology here in the west of Ireland”

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The phrase ‘rising from the ashes’ may be a cliché for some but for Evelyn O’Toole, founder and CEO of trailblazing company Complete Laboratory Solutions (CLS) and 2017’s Entrepreneur of the Year, it literally describes her path to business success. CLS is now the largest privately owned contract laboratory in Ireland with two facilities, one in Rosmuc and the other on the outskirt of Galway city, yet Evelyn only founded the company after losing her first job when her employer’s premises was destroyed by fire.

Judges and prizes announced for ‘the g Hotel Best Dressed’ Competition on Ladies’ Day

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Join Ireland’s most fashionable at Ballybrit Racecourse on Thursday August 2 for the biggest day in the Irish racing calendar, Ladies’ Day of the Galway Races Summer Festival. A day where bold colours and cutting-edge silhouettes are paired with dramatic headpieces — all perfectly showcased by ‘the g Hotel Best Dressed’ event.

'Snooker is now played to a higher standard than in previous eras'

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Earlier this week Mark Williams defeated John Higgins 18-16 in the pulsating final of the World Snooker Championship. Watching the tournament and commenting on it for the BBC was one of the all-time snooker greats, Steve Davis, who was World Champion six times during the 1980s.

Liptons in Galway

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In 1871, Thomas Lipton from Glasgow used his savings to open his first shop. By the 1880s he had more than 200 shops. He was an entrepreneur, and when he realised that there was potential for growth in the market for tea, and that the product was too expensive, he went to Ceylon and bought his own tea plantation. He sold his tea at low prices in one pound, half pound, and quarter pound packets, and he advertised it very cleverly: “Direct from the Tea Gardens to the Teapot,” or, “Treat your Lips to a Cup Of Lipton’s Peko Tips Tea, two shillings and eight pence per pound.”

Young Food Entrepreneur competition returns

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GIY and Cully & Sully are on the search for Ireland’s next best young food entrepreneurs and are encouraging secondary school students across the country to register for the ‘GROW 2 CEO’ competition before the registration deadline of March 14.

Westport's Gillivan takes top role in rebel city business association

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Westport native Philip Gillivan has been elected as the new president of the Cork Business Association.

BioExel Medtech accelerator programme at NUI Galway announces first round of winners

BioExel Medtech Accelerator is the first of its kind in Ireland to focus solely on the medical technology sector. The six companies, which are all in the scale-up phase, will be based at NUI Galway for a period of six months, to build and commercially validate their technologies by working with existing entrepreneurial networks, mentors and management team.

North Mayo abuzz with business skills at local Student Enterprise Programme final

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Strong entrepreneurial skills were in evidence among the 36 groups contesting the North Mayo Final of the Student Enterprise Programme at Ballina Sports Centre on Thursday, February 1.

 

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