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Ban on MRI scanners averted

New legislation will ensure that patients can continue to benefit from MRI scans, according to MEP Marian Harkin.

West coast wave energy project receives €19.8 million EU Commission boost

A renewable energy project on the west coast of Ireland, focused on harnessing wave power, has been awarded €19.8 million by the EU Commission.

Tractors are not trucks MEP Jim Higgins tells EU Commission

MEP Jim Higgins has hit out at EU plans to force farmers, who own tractors capable of doing speeds of more than 40km/h, to do a vehicle test in the same way that trucks are presently tested.

Disadvantaged Area Scheme extention not enough

The extension of the closing date for submission of appeal forms for 2012 Disadvantaged Area Scheme to August 31 gives some breathing space to farmers but does not defend this latest farming farce according to Sinn Féin Councillor Rose Conway-Walsh.

Female entrepreneurs mentoring seminar: Registration now open

Supporting Women Entrepreneurs Mentoring and Business Seminar is now open for registration.

Budget mutterings fail to mar July buzz as summer holidays beckon

It was only a matter of time. Of course the Croke Park (Choke Park) Agreement is going to be tampered with – along with social welfare, income tax, and child benefit — in the upcoming autumn budget, in which the Government has to make additional savings of €3.5 billion. No small change there.

Jobs boost for Cellulac after European Commission cash injection

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A Galway-based start-up business is celebrating a €2.8 million cash injection that will create 14 high end jobs.

Donncha O’Connell appointed to new Legal Aid Board

NUI Galway law lecturer Donncha O’Connell has been appointed by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Alan Shatter to the State’s new Legal Aid Board.

More than €1 billion to be paid to farmers by year end — Mulherin

Fine Gael TD for Mayo Michelle Mulherin has welcomed the announcement by the Minister of Agriculture of the advance payment of €487 million in Single Farm Payments (SFP) to 101,000 farmers. The payments have been brought forward from December to October following representations made by Minister Coveney to the EU Commission.

Mentoring programme for female entrepreneurs launched

Minister for Small Business, John Perry, has formally launched the National Mentoring Programme for Female Entrepreneurs. The programme is an initiative led by Galway Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the four chambers of commerce in Dublin, Cork, Waterford, and Sligo. The mentoring programme is geared towards early stage female entrepreneurs and sees them matched with a mentor for a 12-month period of mentoring support.


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