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“We could have a huge culture of science and technology here in the west of Ireland”

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The phrase ‘rising from the ashes’ may be a cliché for some but for Evelyn O’Toole, founder and CEO of trailblazing company Complete Laboratory Solutions (CLS) and 2017’s Entrepreneur of the Year, it literally describes her path to business success. CLS is now the largest privately owned contract laboratory in Ireland with two facilities, one in Rosmuc and the other on the outskirt of Galway city, yet Evelyn only founded the company after losing her first job when her employer’s premises was destroyed by fire.

Back in the saddle — Galway Bike Festival is launched

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Get your bikes out because the Galway Bike Festival will take place from Saturday June 9 to Sunday June 17. The event which is funded by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport was officially launched in City Hall this week by the Mayor of the City of Galway, Cllr Pearce Flannery, and Cathaoirleach of the County of Galway Cllr Eileen Mannion.

Medtronic pay for late penalty

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Medtronic footballers suffered a cruel blow when they were denied at the death in a keenly contested All Ireland interfirms senior football final in Corofin during the week.

Cut laundry time in half with Samsung

Samsung Electronics has announced a revolutionary new washing machine technology, QuickDrive, which is now widely available in Ireland.

Report shows big increase in number of people using mobile handsets to shop

Retail Excellence, the largest retail representative body, has released the results of its ‘December eCommerce Dashboard Report’, which monitors online sales trends in Ireland.

The healing power of meditation

The breath is the meeting place for the body, mind, and spirit. Through meditation, you can relax more and find inner peace. It brings positive feelings, lets you feel more at peace, and allows you to face the world more clearly. It helps relieve anxiety, stress, depression, fatigue, and lowers blood pressure, according to Des McGuire, meditation teacher.

Weightwatchers introduces new Flex programme

SmartPoints has been incredibly successful in helping Weightwatchers members to eat better while losing weight, but the organisation is always looking to make the programme even simpler, healthier, and more livable for you. The newest programme takes the SmartPoints system you know and love and bumps up the benefits even more.

GMIT student wins Intel Women in Technology Award

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Patricia Cahill from Bullaun, Loughrea, a third year student on the BEng software and electronic engineering programme at GMIT, has scooped an Intel Women in Technology Award for academic excellence. Ms Cahill was one of eight final year students from colleges around Ireland presented with this award at a special ceremony in Dublin recently.

Thieves make off with ATM in Glasson heist

 

The crane at Woodquay

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In the early 19th century, most of the area we see in our photograph would have been under water. Woodquay was so called because of the 150 feet wooden quay that ran the length of it. It was a kind of second docks for the city, attracting a lot of commercial traffic down the river. The Corrib Drainage Scheme in 1852 began to change the face of the space we are looking at, and later, when Steamer’s Quay was built, the area was gradually filled in and reclaimed.

 

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