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Businesses participating in the fifth annual SCCUL Enterprise Awards and Business Expo will have the opportunity to attend a series of mentoring masterclasses on key business management issues in the Bailey Allen Hall, NUI Galway on Thursday January 29.
boost to the Ballina area when he announced that Hollister Incorporated, a speciality medical products company, is to invest €80 million at their facility in Ballina. Hollister is one of the largest employers in Ballina and contributed more than €60 million to the Irish economy in 2013. Hollister Ireland was established in Ballina in 1976. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hollister Incorporated and currently employs over 500 people in both new product development and manufacturing.
The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, this week said the IDA had confirmed to him that it will to undertake a feasibility study to assess the possible construction of an advance factory in Castlebar in an effort to attract a new major industry to the town. Earlier this year the IDA had announced plans to build similar factories in Letterkenny, Athlone and Waterford. The absence of Castlebar from this list raised the ire of a Labour Castlebar Town Councillor, Harry Barrett who raised the issue at the March meeting of Castlebar Town Council.
Up to 200 jobs are to come on stream in Mullingar, as it emerged the IDA have agreed to the lease of the old GMAC building in the Clonmore Industrial Estate.
The announcement on Monday by Allergan Pharmaceuticals that it plans to create 200 new jobs over the next four years and invest $350 million at its plant in Westport, with an additional estimated 250 indirect jobs during the construction period of the extension, was feted as a top news story for Ireland both nationally and internationally this week.
It will be business as usual, for the time being, at Galway Airport while embattled regional airline Aer Arann, which recently applied for voluntary examinership, attempts to implement a survival plan, according to airport management.
Recruitment has already started for the initial group of 30 jobs to be created by a US-based software security company which confirmed yesterday that it is to temporarily locate its R&D facility in the Galway Technology Centre in Mervue.