IEDR Chief Executive David Curtin

Big increase in Galway domains

There were 1,807 new .ie domains registered in Galway in 2017 – representing a jump of 19.5 percent on the previous year, according to new IE Domain Registry report. The report also revealed that 237,412...

Families dig deep to pay for funerals

There were 1,522 deaths registered in Galway in 2016 – the most recent year with full records – but yet two in three people seriously underestimate the cost of a funeral. One-third of those asked...
Site Manager for Galway Plaza, Paul Kennedy and Supermac’s Manager Glyness Bustos accepting the Sales Performance of the Year Award from Pat and Una McDonagh at the Annual Supermac’s All Star Awards held in Lough Rea Hotel & Spa.

Supermac’s branches feeling chipper

Three Supermac’s outlets in Galway were the recipients of Supermac’s All Stars Awards at an event in the Loughrea Hotel and Spa last week. Supermac’s in the Galway Shopping Centre won the award for Quality...
IBYE New Idea Regional Winner Brendan Boland is congratulated by Galway City Deputy Mayor, Cllr Mike Cubbard.

Local entrepreneurs make their pitch

County winners from Galway, Mayo and Roscommon pitched their new, start-up and established business ideas to judges as the regional final of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur Awards competition took place in the Clayton Hotel...
Shannon Airport Managing Director Andrew Murphy

Shannon delight over Norwegian Air’s expansion

Shannon Airport has welcomed news that Norwegian Air International is to expand its Boston and New York services to Shannon for 2018. The airline, which commenced services at Shannon in July last year, is to...
Minister of State for Tourism Brendan Griffin and Holiday World Show organiser Maureen Ledwith at the launch of the event which is taking place in the RDS Simmonscourt from Friday, to Sunday, January 26 to 28.

Galway operators among over 1,000 exhibitors for tourism spectacular at the RDS

A host of Galway exhibitors have signed up to take part in Holiday World Show’s largest ever Home Holiday Pavilion, which runs at the RDS at the end of this month. Visitors will get to...


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