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Funding of €2m has just been announced for a new three-year project to support the creative industries sector in the Western Region. Creative Momentum will support and connect creative enterprises across the west of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland. The €2m in funding has been secured from the EU’s Northern Periphery and Arctic (NPA) Interreg programme.
Funding of €2m has just been announced for a new three-year project to support the creative industries sector in the Western Region. Creative Momentum will support and connect creative enterprises across the West of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Sweden, Finland and Iceland.
A conference held in the city this week has illustrated that the audio visual sector added €72m to the economy of County Galway alone in 2012, employing over 600 people
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny was the keynote speaker at a showcase of western enterprise hosted by the Western Development Commission (WDC) in Dublin last week.
The Western Development Commission (WDC) welcomes the announcement this week that Ryanair will commence four new international flights from Ireland West Airport Knock. The new schedules will start in April 2012 between Ireland West Airport Knock and Barcelona, Frankfurt, Milan and Paris resulting in a total of 14 Ryanair routes from the West of Ireland airport.
Minister for Small Business, John Perry, has met with a delegation representing the Western Development Commission (WDC). The Minister met with WDC chair, Helena Rochford Brennan; Ian Brannigan, acting CEO and development manager WDC; Gillian Buckley, investment manager WDC, Jackie Maguire, county manager of Leitrim County Council; and Cllr Mary Hoade to discuss the economic and social development of the Western Region.
Innovative research commissioned by the Western Development Commission and carried out by researchers at NUI, Galway has highlighted the potential for a doubling of the workforce employed in the creative sector over the next 10 years.
LookWest.ie, the Western Development Commission’s (WDC) online guide to living, working and doing business in Ireland’s western region, has been shortlisted for a social media award. The awards, which celebrate the best of social media, are organised by Damien Mulley, one of Ireland’s leading authorities on social media. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges comprising a combination of industry experts and members of the public who have been selected as judges because of their interest and knowledge in online social networking.
LookWest.ie, the Western Development Commission’s online guide to living, working, and doing business in Ireland’s Western Region, is in the running for a Social Media Award at tonight’s award ceremony. The campaign has been shortlisted in the Use Of Social Media By A State Body category.
Creative enterprises such as digital media, film, art, design and the Irish language have significant potential for future economic development in the western region. That’s according to the Western Development Commission (WDC) who are devising a strategy for the region’s creative economy in conjunction with regional businesses and a high-level industry advisory group.