Pat McDonagh...profits.

Supermac brings home the bacon

Galway-owned restaurant giant Supermac’s recorded a pre-tax profit of more than €15.9 million in 2016, according to new accounts filed with the Companies Registration Office. The after-tax profit was €13.3m (up from around €11.5m in...
Galway city...costs survey.

Lower salaries work to make west a more profitable option for employers

Galway could be set to attract a significant number of jobs from Dublin – with lower salary expectations making the county a tempting prospect for employers. A survey carried out by recruitment firm, Brightwater Group,...
Rents...Trevor Ó Clochartaigh.

Galway rents up 14.5 per cent

By Tim Ryan Rents in County Galway have risen 14.5% in the last year – with landlords maximising income by putting seven beds into three bedrooms. That’s what Sinn Fein Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh told the...
Tara Flynn

Construction Federation elects woman as chairperson for first time in history

The Galway branch of the Construction Industry Federation has just elected its first ever female chairperson. Tara Flynn of Paul Flynn Construction – based in Ballinasloe – takes the reins from Paul Stewart of Stewart...

Supermac’s in Headford to create 20 new jobs

Twenty new jobs have been created with the opening of a new Supermac’s outlet in Headford. The chain’s 108th outlet, it is being operated by franchisees Ger and Ann Monaghan as an addition to their...
Ireland West Airport...investment plans.

Ireland West Airport embarks on terminal enhancements and runway works

Work has commenced on a €15m facilities investment plan aimed at transforming Ireland West Airport in Knock over the next three years. The investment strategy will see improvements in new passenger facilities, terminal upgrades and...


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