The team from Collins McNicholas, which was named as one of Ireland’s best managed companies in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Award Programme, pictured at the awards ceremony (from left): Fiona Collery, Payroll Manager; Antoinette O’Flaherty, Director; Regional Manager of the Mid-west region, David Fitzgibbon; Michelle Murphy, Director and Niall Murray, Managing Director. Photo: Jason Clarke.

Galway company named one of the best workplaces in Ireland

A the Galway-based and recruitment firm has been named as one of the Best Workplaces in Ireland in 2017. This is the third consecutive year that Collins McNicholas has been named as a top Irish...
Hygeia Marketing Manager, Elisha Daniels at the Hardware Association of Ireland's national trade show with the award for Best Garden Product. Photo: David O'Shea Photography.

City firm’s lawncare product is a winner

Galway firm Hygeia Garden Care has won a major award for innovation for its organic-based lawn fertiliser product GreenForce Lawn Gold, taking the first prize in the Best Garden Product category at The Hardware...
Ronan Byrne, aka the Friendly Farmer (front) snaps a selfie with fellow Irish Food Writers’ Guild Food Award winners (from left) Conor & Viki Mulhall, Little Milk Company; Breda Butler, Cuinneog Milk; Ger & Mag Kirwan, Goatsbridge Trout Farm, Anthony Creswell, Ummera Irish Smokehouse, and Antony Jackson, Bertha’s Revenge Irish Milk Gin.

Friendly Farmer’s Food Award

Galway’s Friendly Farmer lived up to his name when he was announced as one of the big winners at the annual Irish Food Writers’ Guild Food Awards this week. Ronan Byrne from Athenry was one...
ECC chairman PJ Fahy welcomes Charlie McCreevy on board as a non-executive director, joined by Daryl Fahy, Managing Director, ECC.

McCreevy on board for ECC Timber

One of Ireland’s leading timber processors ECC Timber has appointed former Finance Minister and EU commissioner Charlie McCreevy to its board as a non-executive director. Mr McCreevy’s appointment marks the companies 25th year in business...

Half of Galway homeowners fail to shop around for cheaper mortgage protection

Over half of mortgage-holders haven’t repriced their mortgage protection cover in the last three years – meaning they collectively pay over the odds for a service that is cheaper if they shopped around. That’s according...
Fahy Travel Galway has won the Worldchoice ‘Honeymoon Planner of the Year' award. Maura Fahy, MD of Fahy Travel Worldchoice, is pictured accepting the award.

Galway events for Engineers Week

Engineers Week, the annual campaign to inspire the next generation of engineers and excite students about the possibilities a career in engineering can offer, takes place across the county from Saturday. The annual event is...


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