Entries by LookWest.ie

Top Black Friday Deals from the West of Ireland for 2018

Black Friday is almost here. We know there are plenty of folks who aren’t comfortable with the materialism of this imported event. However, given the potential benefit for those small independent shops and makers who are trying to leverage it, this list is here to support them. If you’re heading for town or shopping online this […]

Ideas Spread Through Mayo for CongRegation 2018

The 6th annual CongRegation ‘Mind Mesh’ in Cong Village from November 23rd to 25th will see over 100 Irish and international speakers debate, discuss and share their expert insights into the world of ‘Ideas’. Consisting of 7 separate events over the weekend in 10 different venues the conference features an evening of talks in Ashford […]

Wild Atlantic Surf Village Open for Business this Winter

Strandhill, known to many as a home to Wild Atlantic surfing, continues to thrive throughout the winter season. With great midweek and weekend deals available on accommodation, and a busy calendar of winter events and creative happenings; the Northwestern surf village is firmly declaring it is open for business for Winter 2018. As part of […]

First Irish man to climb Mount Everest Dawson Stelfox among amazing adventurers set to enthral audiences at Connemara Sea Week 2018.

The first Irish man to climb Mount Everest Dawson Stelfox is among the amazing adventurers set to enthral audiences as the biggest celebration of Ireland’s coastal communities’ is set to kick off next month in Connemara. Among Ireland’s longest running festivals, Connemara Sea Week 2018 celebrates Ireland’s coastal communities and their wonderful marine heritage while serving up a jam-packed programme full to the brim with superb entertainment. Kicking off […]

Competition: Win Westival Tickets

 Westival is the newly relaunched Westport Music and Arts Festival, which runs in Westport, Co Mayo from 24-29 October. Westival, will continue to foster the thriving local arts and music scene of Westport, but also help solidify and promote the west of Ireland as a destination for significant cultural events, that will attract international […]

Top 10 Things to do in the West of Ireland this Halloween

Autumn is officially here; despite lamenting the passing of an incredible summer we are definitely enjoying the beautiful blue skies and mellow fruitfulness Autumn brings to the West. With the October bank holiday and Halloween just around the corner, we thought it would be useful to highlight just some of the great festivals and events […]

100 New Jobs in Sligo as Overstock to expand Development Centre

E-commerce and technology leader Overstock.com, Inc.announces plans to expand its European base in Sligo, Ireland, creating 100 new research and development roles and more than tripling the office’s current headcount. The new full-time positions will include junior and senior roles in areas such as software development and testing, machine learning, and data analytics. Overstock, which was […]