People in Business – Gerry Halloran

When Gerry Halloran received a call from Michael Barry, head of Motorpark, in early 2000 asking him to meet in Galway he thought it could only be bad news. ‘I was...

Galway woman shortlisted for Entrepreneur Award

A Galway woman has been shortlisted for the 2014 David Manley Emerging Entrepreneur Award which will be presented at the end of January!  Olga Tiernan from Inverin and the other founders of Print Block...

Awards help Galway businesses optimise digital potential

The IE Domain Registry (IEDR), the managed registry for Ireland’s official Internet address .ie, today announced that its OPTIMISE e-Commerce Website Development Fund will support a further 20 small firms to improve their e-commerce...

People in Business – Jim Browne, President NUI Galway

Lucky is a word that crops up frequently in a conversation with President of NUI Galway Jim Browne about his working life. ‘It started in Dean Kelly National School, Athlone where...

Return of ‘specuvestor’ threatens a new bubble

Property ‘specuvestors’ are returning to the market in Galway in an effort to cash in on rising prices, a local TD has claimed. Galway Labour Deputy Derek Nolan has warned that...

New car sales were down by 20% for November

The latest new car stats from SIMI (Society of the Irish Motor Industry) show that the sale of new cars was down 20% in November, compared to last year. So far, for the year,...


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