Robert McGreal: demand is continuing to drive up prices.

‘Staple diet’ of first-timers jumps in price by 13%

The price of an average three-bed semi-detached house – the ‘staple diet’ of first-time buyers – jumped by more than 13% over the past year in the county and 11% in Galway City. New research...

Galway needs rail link boost

Iarnród Éireann needs to provide more frequent commuter services into Galway, on both the Athlone and Limerick lines – as well as examining the feasibility of building a rapid link in the city itself. That’s...
Diarmaid Blake.

Whole new ball game for ex-GAA star

Former Galway footballer Diarmaid Blake is leading a new team – after launching his new financial services company along with his business partner Lorna Egan. The Milltown man has established Money Maximising Advisors LTD (MM...
GTI...apprenticeship programme.

Apprenticeship programme offers blended education

Galway Technical Institute is to help create 20 new jobs through the National Accounting Technician Apprenticeship – a funded, work-based learning programme where locally-placed apprentices earn at least €18,000 a year. Leaving Cert students and...

Galway reaps the rewards of global reputation

Galway’s rapidly developing global reputation as a centre of excellence for medical device companies was behind the decision of another American multi-national to open its latest Technology Centre here. Oliver Healthcare Packaging, a leading provider...

Knock for a big welcome to the west!

Work has commenced on a new innovative and state of the art Visitor Discovery Centre at Ireland West Airport, under the Rural Economic Development Zone (REDZ) initiative. The build of the new Visitor Discovery Centre,...


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