Entries by LookWest.ie

12 Adventure Things to do in the West for Christmas & New Year’s

‘We have tested and tasted too much, lover- Through a chink too wide there comes in no wonder.’ From Advent by Patrick Kavanagh With all the giving and getting, spending and consuming, it can be very easy to get a little overwhelmed and frazzled at this time of year. Our solution is to get outdoors […]

Marine Industry Businesses – Get Listed in the Marine Institute Directory

La Tene Maps has been contracted by the Marine Development Team through the Marine Institute to compile a complete Directory on Marine Related Business in Ireland to be delivered in Electronic and Printed format. If you are a marine related business and you would like to be included in this directory please complete this short […]

The Insider’s Guide to the the Donegal Surf Scene

The LookWest.ie Insider’s Guide to the West Coast Surf Scene is our new series exploring the vibrant West of Ireland surf scene county by county. Your surf guide will be writer, pro bodyboarder and manager of iSurfIreland surf school in Strandhill, Seamus McGoldrick. Seamus began surfing in Strandhill, one of Sligo’s hidden gems, and followed his passion […]

A remarkable year for MyCreativeEdge.eu

2017 has been an important, and very busy, year for MyCreativeEdge.eu. Under a creative momentum project, the website was fully revamped and re-launched in March. MyCreaiveEdge.eu is a hub for anyone looking for inspiration and insights into the creativity of 5 different regions on Europe’s Northern Edge – in Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Northern Ireland and […]

Top 10 Things To Do in the West of Ireland to get in the Christmas Spirit

We are getting very festive here in LookWest HQ with only two weeks to go to the big day. Each year we are amazed at how many incredible Christmas markets, festivals and events are taking place in the West to get you in the festive spirit. This year’s list is bigger and better than ever. […]

Ireland’s First Ever Feature Stop-Motion Film Being Made in Galway

Post-production on Captain Morten And The Spider Queen is nearing completion in Telegael’s stop-motion studio in Galway. This is the first ever feature film to be animated in stop-motion in Ireland. It is a co-production between Telegael (Ireland), Nukufilm (Estonia), Grid VFX (Belgium) and Calon (UK). “Captain Morten And The Spider Queen” has taken three […]

The Cube – New desk space facility in Roscommon

A brand new facility in Roscommon providing shared flexible deskspace is now available for innovative entrepreneurs and start-up enterprises at the new Civic Offices in Roscommon town. The measure is an important milestone in Roscommon County Council’s aim to provide strategic infrastructure to foster the next generation of innovative enterprises across the county. This is […]

Bank of Ireland’s Startlab goes deep in the West.

Startlab, Bank of Ireland’s unique startup incubator is looking to extend its reach into the West region with its newly formed “startlab remote” programme. Originally based in Galway, the programme runs over a 6 month period and helps fledgling tech startups to scale by providing complimentary facilities including desk space, high-speed Wi-Fi, conference rooms as […]

Top Black Friday Deals from the West of Ireland

Black Friday shopping fever seems to have finally reached embedded itself as the kick-off for the Irish Christmas shopping countdown. If you’re shopping online this weekend, why not support the work and livelihoods of crafts people and designer-makers from across the West this Black Friday and Cyber Monday. We have picked the best of the […]