Galway entrepreneur is a real success story

A Galway woman who swapped an international nursing career for one making cheese back in her home place is one of the poster entrepreneurs for a state-supported scheme to help similar start-ups to overcome...

Galway conference organisers shortlisted for prestigious national award

The Galway company behind some of the city’s most prestigious conferences and events has been shortlisted for the excellence of their work at the national Event Industry Awards. Go West Conference Management Company – established...

FOI requests still on the rise

Nearly 37,000 Freedom of Information requests were made to public bodies last year – up 8.5% on 2017 and an increase of 32% on 2015, the first full year since fees for making FOI...
Rosemary Garth...warning.

UK drinkers key for Irish pubs

Just over half of Irish people bring international visitors to their local pub and 64 per cent bring their guests to their local restaurant – but just one per cent of them take their...
Rose Finn, Galway Convention Bureau General Manager.

Galway seeks champions to deliver new conventions

The Galway Convention Bureau, which promotes Galway as a destination for international meetings, incentives, conferences and events, is looking for local champions to help bring an international conference home. Over the last 18 months, the...
NDRC CEO Ben Hurley

New cohort for PorterShed

Another seven start-ups have helped to kick off the latest National Digital Research Centre at PorterShed Accelerator programme. This third accelerator sees increased investment of €75,000 per company – and the seven new companies will...


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