Entries by lw-karens

13th Annual Tourism and Hospitality Research in Ireland Conference returns to Sligo IT

The ‘Tourism and Hospitality Research in Ireland Conference 2017’ (THRIC) will provide a snapshot of opportunities and challenges for Ireland’s tourism industry. Ireland’s leading tourism academics and researchers gather in IT Sligo for annual Tourism & Hospitality Research Conference Two-day event will tackle the key challenges and opportunities for tourism in Post Brexit Ireland Latest tourism research […]

GMIT New Frontiers Business Start-Up Programme Now Open

THINKING OF STARTING A NEW BUSINESS? DEVELOP  YOUR IDEA WITH NEW FRONTIERS! New Frontiers is Ireland’s national entrepreneur development programme, delivered locally by Galway Mayo Institute of Technology and funded by Enterprise Ireland. The New Frontiers Entrepreneurship Programme will commence on April 1st 2017 in the GMIT Innovation Hubs in Galway & Mayo. This programme offers a combination of […]

The West’s leading employers to exhibit at Jobs Expo Galway this Saturday

Almost 40 of the West’s leading employers are to exhibit at the inaugral Jobs Expo Galway this Saturday. Employers include those from multiple sectors including STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), ICT, Medtech, Retail, Insurance, Hotels, Recruitment, Training and Pharma as well as local employment networks and the Western Development Commission. Meanwhile, international employers exhibiting include […]

Sligo’s Hiking season is off to a good start

Sligo’s 2017 Hiking season kicked off to a glorious start with a sold -out County wide Walking Festival. Northwest Adventure Tours attracted close to 200 people to experience Sligo’s expansive landscape with hikers arriving into Sligo town from Galway, Dublin, Cork and as far afield as the UK, Germany and France. Many confessed to rearranging […]

The Yield Lab Ireland Is Accepting Applications

The Yield Lab, the United States’ first food and agriculture technology (AgTech) business accelerator, is pleased to announce that Yield Lab Ireland is now accepting applications for 2017. Announced in Summer 2016, Yield Lab Ireland will invest €100,000 in 4-6 AgTech companies each year from all over the world. Accepted companies will meet in Galway, […]

Sligo Walking Festival 2017

These are exciting times for Sligo and Northwest of Ireland, with adventure sports and wellness events bubbling up across the county it is no surprise that Sligo are now hosting its first county wide Walking Festival on Fri 27th, Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th January. Local award winning adventure providers Northwest Adventure Tours are behind this […]

DCCoI Interactive Export Workshop 15th/16th November in Leitrim & Galway

The Design & Crafts Council of Ireland has partnered with the Western Development Commission to deliver workshops aimed at preparing creative businesses in the Western region to make applications for the International Fair Fund. The Interactive Export and in depth briefing on DCCoI International Fair Fund will take place in Leitrim on Tuesday 15th November; […]

Minister Humphreys launches Arts Council €350k collaborative arts scheme

On Wednesday 28th September, the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs, Heather Humphreys TD, launched a new initiative of the Arts Council which will see €350,000 being awarded to six major arts projects around the country, as part of a scheme which promotes better collaboration between local authorities. Projects that will benefit […]