Boston Scientific — creating a home for talent

Fri, Mar 15, 2019

In a unique recruitment strategy, Boston Scientific (global leader medical device manufacturer), and their recruitment partner, HERO Recruitment have created a Great Comeback Roadshow as a proactive recruiting strategy, designed to encourage skilled talent in Australia to relocate to or come home to Ireland.

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Harvard Law School professor brings “smart collaboration” to Galway

Thu, Mar 07, 2019

Dr Heidi Gardner, Distinguished Fellow at Harvard Law School, will visit NUI Galway this Tuesday, March 12 to give a keynote presentation on her best-selling book “Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos” which was published in 2017 by Harvard Business Press and became a Washington Post bestseller.

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Food PR and Communications — celebrating 15 years of excellence

Thu, Mar 07, 2019

Olivia Collins, agency director and owner at Food PR & Communications, is celebrating 15 years in business this year.

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Let MidWestern Networks be your ‘in house’ IT support

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

MidWestern Networks (MWN) is a Tuam based IT installation and support service. It is owned and managed by John Root, a Microsoft-qualified network technician specialising in physical network design and cloud technologies.

MWN also has other technicians who do other specific roles in support or installations. MWN’S mission is to provide IT services to small and medium enterprises who do not have their own ‘in house’ IT support personnel.

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Ryanair announces winter Tenerife service from Ireland West Airport

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

Ireland West Airport have announced that Ryanair will operate a new weekly service to Tenerife every Thursday during the forthcoming winter season.

The largest of the seven Canary Islands, Tenerife sits in the Atlantic Ocean just off the coast of North Africa and enjoys eternal sunshine – one of the reasons that makes this beautiful island such a hotspot for millions of tourists every year. Five million people visit Tenerife every year making it the leading destination in the Canary Islands. Tenerife is the largest of the Canary Islands with an annual average temperature of 22 degrees.

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Galway business owner urges companies to step up for charities

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

OCC Construction based in Galway which undertakes commercial building contracts has donated over €90,000 to charity organisations within Ireland since its inception in 2010. As a team of 12 OCC employees each nominate a charity to share a pot of over €20,000 donated by OCC construction.

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Anne Downey named as new chair of WestBIC

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

Anne Downey, a long serving Board Member and Director of WestBIC, has now taken up the helm as Chair of WestBIC, the Business Innovation Centre for the West/North West region. She takes over as WestBIC Chair, following the untimely passing of its previous Chair, Dr Chris Coughlan, who championed WestBIC’s role in supporting entrepreneurs to convert and scale their innovative concepts into high potential start-ups.

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Galway businesses pitch for more golf tourists from the North

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

Galway businesses North and West Coast Links and Galway Bay Golf resort have joined Fáilte Ireland in Belfast this week to showcase the best of Irish courses to golfers from Northern Ireland in a bid to grow visitor numbers from the North.

Golf tourism is a hugely lucrative sector for Ireland and, as a key driver of visitors from Northern Ireland, has been identified by Fáilte Ireland as a priority target as it helps prepare businesses for the impact of Brexit.

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Saying less to say more

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

Q: I’ve often been told I talk too much. Guilty, as charged, I’d say. I haven’t done well in interviews – well, I haven’t got jobs even when I definitely had the experience. I fear I may have rabbited on too long. How might I curb this tendency? (UK).

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Boost as $30m funding secured for medtech pioneer WhiteSwell

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

Awareness of heart failure is increasing, particularly locally with Galway native Michael Lyster living with the condition and sharing his experience.

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Bord Bia to host Farmers’ Market training in Galway

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

Bord Bia is hosting a training workshop in Galway next month specially designed for those who wish to sell at farmers’ markets. Developed by Bord Bia, ‘ Skills Training for Selling at Farmers’ Markets’ is open to Irish food, drink, seafood and horticulture producers and is aimed at both existing stall holders and first-time producers.

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Survey reveals 45% of Galwegian jobseekers would rather work in Galway instead of emigrating!

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

* Opportunity for career advancement, company stability, reputation and good working environments are all motivators when factoring career goals

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Carve out your career at Jobs Expo

Thu, Feb 07, 2019

Whether you are a jobseeker or considering upskilling, now’s the perfect time to take that plunge - if you’ve done your research. Why not speak with potential employers and career experts in person on February 16? From 10am - 4pm at the Galway Racecourse, more than 30 exhibitors will be recruiting for hundreds of jobs at the first Jobs Expo of 2019.

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JBM MERIT retains title as Best Retail Technology Providers

Thu, Feb 07, 2019

The Galway-based EPOS providers JBM Merit have retained their title as Best Retail Technology Providers in the country at a top national awards ceremony.

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Spiddal’s CreVinn honoured for outstanding innovation

Thu, Feb 07, 2019

Spiddal-based technology company CreVinn Teoranta is one of four companies recognised for ‘outstanding innovation’ by InterTradeIreland as part of its all-island innovation programme, FUSION.

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Hennelly Finance celebrates new offices with Open Day

Thu, Jan 31, 2019

Hennelly Finance will celebrate its new Bearna premises with an Open Day on 31 January between 1pm and 4pm.

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Returned emigrants to Galway urged to develop businesses

Thu, Jan 24, 2019

An initiative to help returning emigrants start and develop businesses in Ireland is looking for participants from Galway to apply before the deadline of tomorrow Friday, January 25.

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Is your savings plan generating little or no return?

Thu, Jan 24, 2019

Is your savings plan generating little or no return? Consider converting it to a life assurance savings plan and have the option of saving 33% in gift tax in the future.

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Watch the gap – and go for it

Thu, Jan 10, 2019

Q: I felt the questions didn’t suit me, as Larry Gogan was fond of saying on the Just-a-Minute quiz many moons ago. They didn’t really ask me what I’d bring to the role – they were totally fixated on what I thought about the position. How could I have handled the interview differently? (TH, email).

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Flying high — 770,000 passengers used Ireland West Airport in 2018

Thu, Jan 10, 2019

2018 has proven to be the busiest year on record at Ireland West Airport with passenger numbers climbing to over 770,000 for the first time in the airport’s history, surpassing the previous record of 750,000 passengers achieved in 2017. The passenger figures represent the third consecutive year of record passenger growth at the airport.

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