Gerard Kilcommins...new role.

Galway man heads up new jobs task force

The North Galway man who has been a key figure in Medtronic’s Irish operations has taken on an additional role – as chairman of the new West Regional Action Plan for Jobs Committee. The appointment...
MC Gavin Duffy; Artur Leonowicz, Chief Technology Officer, EasyCount and Patrick McDermott, CEO EasyCount, pictured at the All-Star Accreditation Programme after the Fourth Annual All-Ireland Business Summit powered by Audi in Croke Park last month.

Galway firm adds to its stock

A TUAM based company that ‘takes the pen and paper out of stocktaking’ has scooped a national accolade at the Business All-Stars awards. EasyCount is a technology company that provides software to businesses who want...
Daithi O’Connor of Revive Active, Winners of the All-Star Made in Ireland section at the Fourth Annual All-Ireland Business Summit, with Chairperson Dr. Briga Hynes (left) of the Kemmy Business School at UL and sponsor Siobhan Kelly of NGA Human Resources.

Revive Active celebrates top award at business summit

Galway company Revive Active won the All-Star Business Award within the ‘Made In Ireland’ Category at the event held in Croke Park last Thursday. The company had successfully navigated through three rounds of the competition,...
Tourism boost...an Emerald Star Shannon Cruiser at Portumna.

East Galway braced for tourism upsurge

Tourism interests across East Galway received a major boost last week with the launch of ‘Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands’ – Fáilte Ireland’s new tourism brand for Midlands. Designed to mirror the success of the Wild Atlantic...
EU Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc were Joe Gilmore (right), Managing Director, Ireland West Airport and Chairman of Ireland West Airport, Arthur French, at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels.

Knock goes to Europe to discuss funds for future airport investment

Representatives from Ireland West Airport are back from a trip to Brussels after a series of meetings with the EU Transport Commission and DG Competition to discuss future investment plans and state aid issues...
Survey...One Big Switch Director of Campaigns, David Liston.

Heating just goes through the roof

A survey of 2,800 Irish households has found that three in every four of them are suffering from energy ‘fuel poverty’ – universally defined as a household spending over ten per cent of its...

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