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EssentialSkillz named Connacht’s fastest growing tech company in Deloitte Fast 50

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Galway-based eLearning company EssentialSkillz is proud to announce that their recent success in world markets was recognised by Deloitte in their Technology Fast 50 Awards for 2016.

Convergence starts tonight with aim of transforming Galway to low-carbon society

Paving the way to Galway’s transformation to a more equitable, resilient and low-carbon society, Convergence, the longest running Sustainable Living Festival in Ireland, is coming to Galway for the second time from October 20-28. Recognising that citizens, communities and many people across all sectors are engaged in developing new approaches to sustainable living, Convergence 2016 invites everyone committed to creating a greener, more resilient and low carbon future to participate.

Skillnets funded IMI diploma programmes available to SMEs at a fraction of the normal cost

ManagementWorks, a Skillnets-funded initiative, is offering SME business owners and managers an opportunity to participate in a postgraduate IMI diploma programme at a fraction of the normal cost. Skillnets is subsidising four Postgraduate IMI Diploma Programmes in 2016 under the ManagementWorks initiative, including a programme in Galway.

Athlone graduate helps to announce Springboard courses

Athlone graduate Ciaran Lynch helped to announce 9,000 one-year Springboard+ part-time and full-time courses now available free across the country.

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Cllr Murphy calls for west to get ‘fair share’ of new ICT undergraduate places

An extra 1,250 information and communication technology (ICT) undergraduate places will be made available annually from 2014, according to Fine Gael city councillor Michelle Murphy who has called for a “fair share” of these undergraduate places to be made available in the west of Ireland.

Minister Bruton launches €88 million SFI data analytics research centre

Insight, a new research centre for data analytics run by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), has been officially announced by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise, and Innovation Richard Bruton and the Minister for Research and Innovation Sean Sherlock.

Looking for a new career?

The Learning Institute, Galway is delighted to announce that it has been successful in securing funding from the ICS (Irish Computer Society). As a result of this, The Learning Institute is now offering a range of computer courses for beginners for just €20.

Summerhill students collect ‘digital schoolbags’

First year students at St Joseph’s College, Summerhill were presented with brand new iPads yesterday [Thursday] as they arrived for the first day of their secondary school career.

Mulherin calls for reform of work permit system

Fine Gael TD, Michelle Mulherin this week has called for reform of the work permit system, which is hindering companies in Ireland to fill vacancies in a number of key areas. She said this week: “I welcome very much confirmation I have just received from Richard Bruton, Minister for Jobs, Enterprise, and Innovation that he will investigate the difficulties being experienced by ICT companies in recruiting highly skilled people from outside the European Economic Area on account of our current work permit system. I tabled a motion at a recent Fine Gael Parliamentary Party meeting which received unanimous support to pursue the introduction of a Technology Visa to fast track the provision of work permits to individuals with the requisite ICT skills and qualifications be pursued to address the significant shortage of design engineers in this country and the EU which is hampering the fulfilment of our economic growth in the digital and technological sectors and pursuant to this Minister Bruton has given me this commitment.

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