Buoyant Knock Airport helps to deliver 100,000 visitors to the Galway region

One in four Irish passengers using Knock in 2013 came from the Galway region – whilst one in every two visitors who came from abroad to the West visited Galway during their stay, according...

Spike in demand sees rental homes snapped up in days

Rental properties in Galway City are being snapped up in a matter of days, because of a shortage of good quality homes available for rent. Local letting agents have reported a...

National showcase provides platform for six Galway local craft producers

 Six small craft businesses from Galway will take the big step to showcase their products to international buyers within the ‘Enterprise Zone’ at this year’s Showcase event, which takes place in the RDS Dublin...

WDC helped to create more than 290 jobs over past year

The Western Development Commission (WDC) last year created a total of 292 jobs through its growth programmes. Here, CEO Ray McGreal gives an update on the organisation’s performance. The Western Development...

Shortage driving up prices

BY TONY KAVANAGH The past year has proven to be a turning point for the Galway housing market – after six years of falling prices, price inflation has re-emerged, most notably in Galway City....

Galway green energy company lands major Italian wind turbine contract

A Galway company has clinched a deal to sell wind turbines worth more than €15 million to one of Italy’s leading suppliers of electricity from green sources – opening the way to future co-operation...


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