Colm O’Donnellan.

Auction prices for family homes were ‘way below’ sellers’ expectations

New Central Bank requirements for a 20% deposit appear to be having a significant ‘cooling’ effect on residential sales in Galway. The rule – which does not affect first-time buyers – is one to watch,...
Site Manager for Galway Plaza, Paul Kennedy and Supermac’s Manager Glyness Bustos accepting the Sales Performance of the Year Award from Pat and Una McDonagh at the Annual Supermac’s All Star Awards held in Lough Rea Hotel & Spa.

Supermac’s branches feeling chipper

Three Supermac’s outlets in Galway were the recipients of Supermac’s All Stars Awards at an event in the Loughrea Hotel and Spa last week. Supermac’s in the Galway Shopping Centre won the award for Quality...
Ronan Byrne, aka the Friendly Farmer (front) snaps a selfie with fellow Irish Food Writers’ Guild Food Award winners (from left) Conor & Viki Mulhall, Little Milk Company; Breda Butler, Cuinneog Milk; Ger & Mag Kirwan, Goatsbridge Trout Farm, Anthony Creswell, Ummera Irish Smokehouse, and Antony Jackson, Bertha’s Revenge Irish Milk Gin.

Friendly Farmer’s Food Award

Galway’s Friendly Farmer lived up to his name when he was announced as one of the big winners at the annual Irish Food Writers’ Guild Food Awards this week. Ronan Byrne from Athenry was one...
Finbarr Sheehy.

Pioneering programmes can assist Galway companies to improve skill base

Galway has a significant cluster of medical device companies now employing in the region of 8,000 people locally, according to new market research released this week. The work – carried out by Innopharma Education –...
And they're off...Paula Radcliffe with over one hundred prizewinners, who entered a competition run by health food supplement brand Revive Active.

Prizewinners are well on track

Galway was well represented as over 100 prizewinners took to the track with current women’s marathon world record holder and Revive Active brand ambassador, Paula Radcliffe at the National Indoor Arena Blanchardstown last week. They...
Professor Ciaran Ó Cathain (left) with new AIT chairman Frank Ryan.

Former Enterprise Ireland head is new chairman of AIT

The former CEO of Enterprise Ireland has been appointed the new chairman of the governing body of Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) by Minister for Education and Skills, Jan O’Sullivan. AIT president, Prof. Ciarán Ó...


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