GMIT School of Business lecturer Caitlin Ni Ghabhaín with Enda Tully, Seán Ó Loideáin and Shane Flynn at an information evening on accounting programmes at GMIT.

Local digital businesses join the dots

Registrations for ‘.ie’ websites in Galway increased last year, as more businesses turn to e-commerce. According to figures from IEDR (the IE Domain Registry), a total of 1,512 ‘.ie’ domains – the official domain for...
Shortlisted...Celtic Fairy Doors, run by husband and wife team Tony Perry and Joanna White. Photo: Julia Dunin.

Five local companies among 96 nationwide honoured for their efforts

Five Galway companies are among the 96 nationwide shortlisted for the Bank of Ireland Startup Awards 2017. The competition, now in its sixth year, recognises and rewards Irish startups for their success in business across...
Chanelle McCoy, Chanelle Pharmaceuticals and Dragon’s Den and Organiser Maria Staunton, Manager of the EMPOWER programme and GMIT Mayo iHub, at the launch of “Empower” – a new enterpreneurship programme for women.

Galway companies on Q Mark shortlist

A number of Galway businesses have made the shortlist for the National Q Mark Awards – led by Meehans SPAR Roscam which has been nominated for the much sought-after National Q Mark Award for...
Economist Ronan Lyons

Private rent levels are heading back towards Tiger ‘boom’ rates

The chronic shortage of private accommodation available in the rental sector in Galway City is driving rents towards levels last seen at the height of the Celtic Tiger boom. Figures from property website show...
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...
Kathleen McDonagh, Co-Director of Go West.

Go West best – on three fronts!

Go West – the Galway-based conference and event management company – has been shortlisted in three categories at the Event Industry Awards which take place on Friday week in Dublin. dotMD Conference has been shortlisted...


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