Shanghai scholarships

Galway Careers and Study Skills has announced the availability of five Summer Scholarships for graduates to Shanghai University from July 15 to August 5. The University is opening its doors to outstanding youth graduates to...
Winner...Mark Ganly, CEO of Contego Sports.

CitySwifter and Contego Sports take home prizes from 2018 National Awards

Two Galway start-ups were among the prize winners at this year’s National Startup Awards, powered by Bank of Ireland and Enterprise Ireland. CitySwifter won the bronze award in the Emerge-Tech Startup category and Contego Sports...
New project...Christopher Hartnett.

New tech centre for Oranmore

A leading provider of sterile barrier flexible packaging for the global healthcare industry has announced the opening of its first Technology Centre in Galway, at Westlink Commercial Park, Oranmore. The choice of location for Oliver...
Paddy Byrne, Mark Lane, Tony Raftery and Pat Phelan of Acorn Life Galway celebrating the company’s recent Best Managed award from Deloitte.

Acorn Life celebrate back-to-back awards

Acorn Life, a 100% Irish owned Life Assurance Company providing protection, pensions, savings and investment solutions to the Irish public, was recently announced as a second time recipient of the Deloitte Best Managed Companies...
Pictured at the meeting of the recent Burren Lowlands group in Gort were (back) Colm Rogers, Karen O'Neill, Deirdre Holmes, Francis Walsh, Teresa Mannion, Ed Somerville, Sean O'Donovan. Front: Rena McAllen, Fiona O'Driscoll (Chairperson), Helen Fallon, Sr. de Lourdes Fahy and Teresa Butler (Project Manager). Photo: Mary Ford Flaherty.

Body drives motorway business

Steps are underway to develop the town of Gort into a motorway stop-off point – after local claims that Oranmore, Clarinbridge and Kilcolgan, as well as Gort itself, have suffered since the opening of...

Students urged to think about STEM choices

Science Foundation Ireland is calling on Galway students to explore a career in STEM by visiting its Smart Futures website ( for careers information in the lead up to the CAO change of mind...


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