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What are you going to bring with you into this strange new world?

There are many new faces on the small country roads where I run each morning. People I have never before encountered out discovering the wonder of the countryside, finding the delights that have surrounded them for decades but which they might have never noticed to this extent. How many people have rediscovered the wonder of exercise? Granted it is easy now at this time of the year with the sun shining and the birds belting their little hearts out from every branch... and with less traffic on the roads making it safer for children to discover the wonder of cycling.

Survey shows most want to continue working from home

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A recent survey by researchers from the Whitaker Institute at NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission (WDC) has shown that 83 per cent expressed interest in continuing to work remotely. Over half of those surveyed (51 per cent) had never worked remotely before the Covid-19 pandemic. Of those who had never worked remotely, 78 per cent would like to work remotely for some or all of the time after the crisis is over.

Majority of Midlands employees wish to continue working from home

A recent survey by researchers from the Whitaker Institute at NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission (WDC) has shown that 83 per cent of workers in the Midlands and the west, expressed interest in continuing to work remotely. Over half of those surveyed (51 per cent) had never worked remotely before the Covid-19 pandemic. Of those who had never worked remotely, 78 per cent would like to work remotely for some or all of the time after the crisis is over.

Major remote working survey launched by NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission

Researchers from the Whitaker Institute at NUI Galway and the Western Development Commission (WDC) have launched a national survey to gather data on employees’ experiences of remote working in these unprecedented times. This project is being led by Professor Alma McCarthy, Professor Alan Ahearne and Dr Katerina Bohle-Carbonell at NUI Galway and Tomás Ó Síocháin and Deirdre Frost at WDC.

We need a reformed Seanad to help tackle the big issues

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More than a few people have told me that the Sinn Fein surge in the General Election gave them the jitters. Their fear comes down to two things. They worry that Sinn Fein’s proposals to fix our housing, health and pensions problems could wreck the economy and cause longer-term misery and hardship for us all.

Corofin create football history as first to claim three-in-a-row

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Corofin footballers succeeded in making history when they became the first team to win three All Ireland senior club crowns in succession.

New creative enterprise hub for GMIT Cluain Mhuire campus

GMIT has welcomed an Enterprise Ireland grant of €2.7m from the Regional Enterprise Development Fund (REDF) for the Comhoibriú CLG ‘Creative Enterprise West’ (CREW) project based at GMIT’s Creative Arts and Media campus.

Elaine Donohue appointed as BIA Innovator Campus general manager

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BIA Innovator Campus, the multi-million euro food innovation hub in Athenry, has announced Elaine Donohue as its general manager.

Major funding announced for five job creation projects

Fine Gael TD for Galway West Hildegarde Naughton has welcomed the allocation of more than €9.6 million for five major job-creation projects in Galway under the Regional Enterprise Development Fund.

Five Galway enterprises to benefit from Regional Enterprise Development Fund allocations

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Galway has been allocated €9.7 million under the Government’s Regional Enterprise Development Fund, with the Galway Technology Centre, the PorterShed, Comhoibriú/Creative Enterprise West, SCCUL Enterprises, and Grow Remote set to benefit.

 

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