EnteraSense executives at the funding announcement (from left) Chiara Di Carlo, Programme Manager; Donal Devery, Founder, and Daragh Sharkey, Managing Director. Carlo – has licenced the groundbreaking technology from Harvard University in Boston.

Medtech start-up’s cash boost

A Galway-based medtech start-up has achieved a double milestone – raising €1 million in a seed round, as well as securing €2.5 million through one of the latest European Union Horizon 2020 grants. The combined...
LEO Galway client Dr. Brendan Boland of Loci Orthopaedics was named one of Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneurs at last year’s IBYE national final.

€50,000 for young entrepreneurs

Local Enterprise Office Galway has launched the Galway stage of the Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur programme for 2019. The LEO Galway team is looking for dynamic, innovative young business people from across Galway city and...
Danny McCoy

Ibec chief predicts GDP growth – but warns of Brexit impact on economy

The group that represents Irish business this week forecasts GDP growth of 4.1% in 2019 – with an equally positive outlook for other economic indicators such as employment and consumer spending. However, Ibec’s latest Quarterly...
Record numbers...Ireland West Airport.

Ireland West sees over 770,000 passengers use airport in 2018

Last year was the busiest on record at Ireland West Airport with passenger numbers climbing to over 770,000 for the first time in the airports history – surpassing the previous record of 750,000 passengers...
Rory Fitzpatrick...words of caution.

Braced for the Brexit storm

Business sentiment among hotels in Galway and across the country has dropped significantly – despite another year of growth in 2018. That’s according to the latest hotel barometer from the Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) which...
Minister Sean Kyne

Summer Works Scheme benefits schools

A total of 22 Galway schools are to receive state funding as part of the Summer Works Scheme. That’s according to Seán Kyne, Government Chief Whip, Aire don Ghaeilge, don Ghaeltacht agus do na hOileáin. This...


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