Minister Sean Kyne...funding.

Funding boost for Gaeltacht

Community and arts groups across the Galway Gaeltacht have been allocated funding of €826,500 – an increase of €156,500 on last year’s allocation. The grants come from the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht...
Lidl, Oranmore...set for expansion.

Store gets go ahead for a Lidl extension

A discount supermarket in Oranmore has been granted planning permission to carry out a significant extension to their property. The Lidl store just off the N18 on the Clarinbridge side of the village will increase...
WestBIC’s new CEO, John Brennan.

New CEO for WestBIC

WestBIC has announced the appointment of John Brennan to the role of Chief Executive Officer. The Tuam native has over 20 years’ experience working with start-ups and scaling SME’s in the West/North West region. He...
Jason Cunningham , Gary Hession, Chris O’Connor and Joanne O’Toole, Safety Direct

World Safety Day Event held at Safety Direct, Galway

Safety Direct, Riverside Commercial Estate, Galway held their World Safety Day event on Friday 26th April last. The event ran in-store all day from 8.30am until 5.30pm. At 10am and again at 2pm a series of...
Galway Senior Hurling team Manager Micheál Donoghue cutting the tape at the official opening of Arrabawn’s new purpose built Store at Ballydavid, Monivea Road, Athenry.

Arrabawn open new superstore in Athenry

Arrabawn opened their new agri DIY superstore in Athenry last Saturday 27th April. The store was opened by special guest Micheal Donoghue Galway Senior Hurling manager. It was a busy day with people making...
The Forster Court Hotel won Best 3 Star Hotel in Connacht, left to right: Breda Fahey, Barry Donovan, Eveanna Ryan, Sarah Comer, Kenneth Lydon and Shane McElroy.

Award winning Galway Hospitality Group wins flurry of awards

One of Galway’s newest hospitality group “The Connacht Hospitality Group” has won a flurry of awards in recent months. A growing family business based in Galway City and compromises of three hotels. The Connacht Hotel,...


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