City firm to fore of new healthcare research

EU Commissioner Máire Geoghegan-Quinn officially opened Medtronic’s new Customer Innovation Centre in Galway this week. The new €7.7 million centre provides state-of-the-art facilities for physicians and Medtronic engineers to work together...

VAT rate ‘holds the key’ to survival of Galway restaurants

Many of Galway’s restaurants will not survive unless the current VAT rate is retained in next month’s budget. That’s the prediction from the Restaurants Association of Ireland who have launched a...

Galway companies get a masterclass in exporting

More than 50 companies attended a ‘Get Export Ready’ workshop at Galway’s Clayton Hotel last weekend. And they heard about the full range of Enterprise Ireland and Galway County & City...

Over 70 companies for GMIT Careers Fair

Hundreds of students and graduates of GMIT are expected to attend the annual GMIT Careers and Recruitment Fair in the Galway campus on Monday, October 7. Over seventy major employers from...

Female entrepreneurs urged to avail of funding!

BPW Ireland has commended Enterprise Ireland on the launch of the new fund to the value of €250,000 available to stimulate female entrepreneurs business start-ups in Ireland.  BPW National President Carmen...

West fares best as corporate insolvencies show 21 per cent decrease year-on-year

Total corporate insolvencies for the first eight months of 2013 stands at 920 – a 21% drop when compared to last years’ total of 1,170 – according to the latest statistics published by,....


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