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We have an onus to make Galway more vibrant and enhanced for next generation, says chamber president
There is an onus on Galway to deliver to the next generation a more enhanced and vibrant city, the president of Galway Chamber told more than 200 business leaders who attended the Galway Chamber Business Briefing and the Galway Chamber Port Development Committee update on Monday.
Galway Chamber has welcomed the Government's decision, as per Budget 2015, to commence income tax reductions but says an opportunity to do more to help SMEs create jobs has been missed.
Calls for Galway Harbour Company’s port extension plans to be expediated grew yesterday after the cruise liner, Crystal Symphony, departed Galway Bay earlier than planned due to problems bringing passengers safely ashore resulting in an estimated €500,000 loss to the local economy.
If City Hall plans to slash the Local Property Tax by 15 per cent, it needs to have a plan in place to cover the inevitable loss to revenue that will result.
By May 2014 Galway city will finally have its long awaited art house cinema, with construction of the Solas Picture Palace now at an advanced stage.
Renowned milliner Philip Treacy and Star of RTE’s Dragons Den Ramona Nicholas and Barry O’Sullivan were on hand to add a dash of glamour at the 9th Annual Network Galway Business Women of the Year Awards took place in The g Hotel, on Friday May 24.
Businesswomen of all walks enjoyed a morning of inspiration in Ballina on Thursday May 16 at the Support4Growth mentoring clinic, co-ordinated by lead partner Galway Chamber, in partnership with Sligo Chamber and the Enterprise Europe Network, and supported by the European Commission.
It has been announced that Mr Lars Frisell, director of economics at the Central Bank of Ireland, will be the guest speaker at the upcoming Paddy Ryan Memorial Lecture in GMIT. The special lecture, which will be held on Tuesday December 11 in Theatre 1000, will recognise Paddy Ryan’s role as former mayor and alderman of Galway City, and honorary memory of the Galway Chamber. As part of the Amicable Society he welcomed President John Fitzgerald Kennedy to Galway during his tenure.
Only a Yes vote on May 31 will help deliver the “stability and certainty that businesses need” and be a “critical step in bringing about the right conditions” for economic growth in Ireland.
Local business in Galway are continuing with their use of the Irish language and making it work for their business. Colette Kelly Optometrist on Middle Street has redesigned their premises on Middle Street and the Irish language has remained an integral part of their new brand.