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Galway Chamber pleads for retail sector Budget break

Galway Chamber of Commerce has pleaded with the Finance Minister to introduce support measures for the retail sector, claiming it is a key ingredient in attracting tourists to the region. In...

250 Cisco workers in Galway ‘in the dark’ over job cuts

Cisco, the communications and computer giant that has a base in Galway, is to shed 4,000 jobs worldwide – the local workforce of up to 250 people remains in the dark over the cuts....

Parking costs ‘scaring’ people from Galway City

A city centre businessman has become so enraged by the volume of complaints he has received from customers over the cost of parking in Galway that he has set up a social media page...

‘Dragon’ Ramona to create 35 jobs with new Galway pharmacy

Dragons’ Den entrepreneur Ramona Nicholas is set to create 35 new jobs when she opens a new pharmacy in the former HMV premises in Edward Square. The millionaire businesswoman – who...

Galway landlords refusing to rent to first-year students

An increasing number of private landlords in Galway City are refusing to accept first year students as tenants, because of fears over antisocial behaviour. It’s leading to a serious shortage of...

CAO points shoot up for Commerce and Science at NUIG

With the first round of CAO offers out this morning NUI Galway reports an increase in demand for Commerce and Science courses and a significant increase in the points required for many courses. ...


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