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A Kinvara-based entrepreneur has fulfilled his lifelong dream to offer an exciting new way to travel between Galway city and the Burren,
The Shannon Foynes Port Company’s objections to the expansion of Galway Port are “spurious”, “without any sound basis”, and motivated by “self-interest”, according to Independent Galway West TD Noel Grealish.
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.
The tides have started to turn at Galway Harbour as Murray Timber Group last week received the first shipment of logs ever recorded in the history of the docks.
As the primary source of local government funding, the business community’s priorities must become the drivers to ensure that Galway remains a pro-business environment where enterprise flourishes, that is according to president of Galway Chamber Frank Greene.
Galway could be in line for up to 27,000 extra visitors during the peak of the summer season if the Galway Port redevelopment is given the go ahead by An Bord Pleanála.
The development of ‘Brand Galway’ and undertaking a review of major venues in the city to ensure a sucessful bid for the European Capital of Culture in 2020 are just some of the economic initiatives that are being promoted and funded in the Galway City Council draft Budget 2014.
Galway will not be able to maintain its position as the third largest city in the State and “will fall behind” in terms of development unless vital infrastructure and investment projects are supported by Government.