Entries by LookWest.ie

Sligo’s StudyBundles develops unique app to help CAO students connect with colleges before they set foot on campus

CampusConnect app already being used by top Irish and UK universities to help recruit overseas students IT Sligo first to implement the app to connect with CAO applicants Company also sign contract with Liverpool John Moores University An Irish start-up has developed an app that helps CAO applicants connect with third-level institutions while they are […]

New Entrepreneurship Programme For Females In The West of Ireland

www.empowerher.ie EMPOWER Programme 2017 The Empower Programme is a new Female Entrepreneur Programme targeted at female entrepreneurs from Galway, Mayo and Roscommon. This programme plans to address specific challenges that hinder females and will help to fast track female-led businesses. It will be delivered by the GMIT Innovation Hubs who have a successful track record in delivering entrepreneurship programmes across the […]

Multi-million Euro Funding Boost For West of Ireland Tourism Projects

Outdoor recreation in Ireland is to get an €11m boost, with funding now allocated for projects coming under the government’s Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme for this year. The West of Ireland has done particularly well with all counties benefiting including some large infrastructure projects in Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim. The grants awarded will go to […]

Our Place: 6 Songs for Sligo’s Hawk’s Well Theatre

‘Our Place’ is popular musician Kieran Quinn’s ambitious new project to create original songs, inspired by Sligo, which will be released as a new album this November 2017. All the album proceeds will go towards the Hawk’s Well Theatre’s €1.1 m renovation plans – creating a world-class theatre for the people of the North West. […]

Inside [Craft] – new craft trail initiative launches to promote Cavan, Leitrim, Longford and Roscommon 

Inside [CRAFT], an ambitious new craft tourism initiative, is set to raise the profile of counties Cavan, Leitrim, Longford and Roscommon as a creative place by showcasing the work of craftspeople, designers and artists living and working in the region. As part of a long-term creative strategy “Creative Connections”, pioneered by the Local Enterprise Offices of Cavan, Leitrim, […]

Meeting on the Edge of Europe

Filmmakers from Sweden, Finland, Iceland & Northern Ireland participate in Galway Film Fleadh. ‘Attending Galway Film Fleadh was a great experience in how to market your films and make new contacts. The Masterclasses really helped me in my creative thinking and I finally got inspiration to finish my latest feature film script,’ according to Joonas […]

Shopify looks to hire 100 support staff in West Ireland with the help of IDA Ireland

Galway, Ireland – July 14, 2017 – Shopify Inc., the leading cloud-based, multi-channel commerce platform designed for small and medium-sized businesses came to Galway, Ireland two years ago to establish a strong and robust support team in Ireland. Known as “Gurus,” Shopify’s Irish support staff are all remote workers, meaning they can work wherever they want. […]