Insolvency stats revealed

A total of 126 people declared bankruptcy in Galway in the past five years, according to new figures from the Insolvency Service of Ireland. The figures show that between January 2014 and the end of...
Regional Treasury Manager for Connacht Seamus Creaven

Help for local businesses trying to navigate Brexit!

As the Brexit debate continues to dominate the headlines, Irish businesses with an exposure to non-euro currency, should be seriously considering how they are managing their currency risk and look to minimise their exposure...

Credit Union loans offer low-cost option for improvements

You might not think it with the freezing cold outside, but Spring is almost here and the change of season is one of the best and most popular times of year for home improvements. Home...
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Returning emigrants urged to join business development programme

Two returning Galwegians – beneficiaries of last year’s scheme – are encouraging fellow ex-pats to make the most of a state programme to help them establish new businesses back home. Cian Conroy from Oranmore and...
Sharon Fitzpatrick, John Kelly and Geraldine Ryan of Meals4Health at the Social Enterprise Development Fund Showcase where eight enterprises who have received support from the €1.6 million fund.

Galway social enterprise rolls out meals for older people across Ireland

A Galway-based social enterprise – which provides fresh, nutritionally balanced ready meals for older people – has been able to roll-out its business across Ireland, thanks to innovative state funding. Meals4Health – developed by COPE Galway...
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...


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