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Thousands gather to pay last respects to Garda Tony Golden
The late Garda Tony Golden, who was killed in the line of duty last Sunday, was laid to rest yesterday in St Paul's Cemetery, Heynestown, County Louth, following his funeral Mass which took place in St Oliver Plunkett's Church in Blackrock. Garda Golden, who was a native of Ballina, was given a State funeral which was attended by thousands of mourners including President Michael D Higgins and An Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Other dignitaries who attended his funeral included Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan, political representatives from all parties, the chaplains to the Garda and the Defence Forces, Bishop of Killala John Fleming, and Father Gerard O'Hora, Parish Priest of Ballina.
Thermo King announce acquisition of Celtrak
Thermo King, a manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, this week announced the acquisition of Galway-based Celtrak.
Significant Sports Capital funding awarded to three Athlone clubs
A little more than €590,000 has been allocated to Athlone-based clubs under the Government’s Sports Capital Programme for 2015.
New health Bill will tackle alcohol misuse
Three people die in Ireland every day as a result of alcohol misuse. Alcohol is linked to seven types of cancer, including those of the liver, colon, and breast in women. Alcohol is a factor in one in 10 deaths before the age of 50.
O’Donnellan & Joyce shortlisted for Residential Agency of the Year
The pioneer of Ireland’s regional all day property auctions for non-stressed properties, O’Donnellan & Joyce, is shortlisted as a finalist in the prestigious 2015 Irish Independent Property Industry Excellence Awards in the category of Residential Agency of the year.
US market entry advice for Irish businesses event in Mayo
If you are in business, you are always looking to expand and grow. You know that only new customers and new markets grow businesses. The United States is the world’s largest and most dynamic economy. It has a GDP above $14 trillion meaning there is no bigger, more bountiful, nut for companies to crack.
Major step forward in the planning process for Galway port extension
Galway Harbour Company has received communication from An Bord Pleanála, which sets out the information required to move the proposal for the Galway Port extension on to the next stage of the planning process.
2,500 Galway children a year will use new national children’s hospital
More than 2,500 Galway children may benefit from the services provided by the new €650 million national children’s hospital in Dublin, which is expected to be completed by 2019.
Minister launches NUI Galway 1916 programme of events
Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD has just launched NUI Galway’s 1916 Programme of Events, ‘A Nation Rising: Commemorating 1916 and Beyond’, as part of the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme.