WestBIC Chairman offers cautious economic outlook for year ahead

The Galway-based head of one of the west’s leading incubation centres for new business has preached caution in his economic outlook for 2017. At the recent WestBIC 2016 Annual General Meeting, Dr Chris Coughlan, the...

Loughrea pharma company is Exporter of the Year

It was a night to remember for Loughrea’s Chanelle Group as it took three of the main prizes at this year’s Export Industry Awards at the weekend – including the overall Exporter of the...
Peter Hynes...Meetwest address.

Meetwest is just the business

A massive 4,500 businesses will gather in one room this week as Meetwest 2016 takes place this Thursday and Friday at the McWilliam Park Hotel in Claremorris. Organised and part funded by the local authorities,...
Eamon O Cuiv

Broadband for Connemara

Fibre broadband will be rolled out to parts of Cornamona/Cloughbrack and Indreabhán by the end of January next, according to Eir. The news has been welcomed by Galway West Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív as marking...
Enterprise Ireland West Region Director Barry Egan (third left) with Easyfix managers (from left) Alan Croghan, Ronan Boyle, Niamh Killeen and MD Michael Earls, with Conor Fahy of Enterprise Ireland at the recent Export Awareness Event in Ballinasloe.

Enterprise Ireland aims to get more West of Ireland companies exporting

Representatives of more than 40 businesses turned out for Enterprise Ireland’s recent ‘Get Export Ready’ Workshop in Ballinasloe to hear about the programme of supports aimed at getting more Irish companies exporting. The workshops are...
Rory O'Neill and Dr Muiris Houston at the dotMD conference. Photo: Richard Walshe.

Galway docs scoop top award

The Galway doctors behind an annual sell-out event that has been described as ‘the Electric Picnic of Medical Conferences’ have scooped a prestigious award at the Irish Healthcare Awards for Best Educational Event of...


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