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Get appy with Galways westend

Galways westend along with Boon Agency has developed their own interactive app to bring the Galway neighbourhood to life on people’s smartphones. Irish consumers use their smartphones an average of 57 times daily with some heavy users admitting to checking their devices more than 100 times every single day, according to new study published by […]

Wild Atlantic Way Yoga Retreat at Salt & Soul Yoga Studio this October

Strandhill Yoga Studio announces new Autumn retreat from October 12th – 14th, Includes 2-night stay in 4-star accommodation.  Bookings available from www.saltandsoul.ie From surfing to seaweed baths, the bustling surf village of Strandhill is home to many well-being activities, and since its opening in 2016, the Salt & Soul Yoga Studio has welcomed thousands of visitors from across Ireland […]

‘Great Fjord Swim’ to provide a great tourism boost for the West

The Great Fjord Swim will see over 700 swimmers taking the plunge on Saturday the 6th of October, the highest number of swimmers since the inception of the Great Fjord Swim in 2012. The event is offering all things magical about open water swimming in the Killary Fjord, Leenane, Co. Galway. It proves to be […]

NUI Galway medtech accelerator returns

The NUI Galway-hosted medtech accelerator BioExcel is open for entries for its 2018/2019 cohort. The programme allows participants to build and commercially validate their technologies by working with existing entrepreneurial networks, mentors and management team. Funded by Enterprise Ireland, Western Development Commission, Galway University Foundation, Bank of Ireland seed and early stage equity fund, BioExel […]

Animal health company Phibro to create 150 jobs in Sligo

Phibro Animal Health Corporation have announced plans to establish a biotech facility producing a range of innovative animal health vaccines on the IDA Ireland Finisklin Business Park in Sligo, creating up to 150 jobs over 5 years. The project is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland. Phibro develops, manufactures and markets a broad […]

€1.5m awarded to NUI Galway to make smartphone cameras better

Delivered by the Department of Jobs, through Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), the funding is part of the SFI’s Strategic Partnership Programme, which includes a €750,000 industry contribution from the Galway-based computational imaging company FotoNation. The research project conducted by NUI Galway students will run for four years and will be used to sustain positions for […]

Jobs boost for Sligo: Abtran to Create 350 New Jobs

Minister Humphreys hails major North West Regional job creation project. Abtran, Ireland’s largest home grown Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) provider is creating 350 new jobs in Sligo. The new development forms part of a regional expansion strategy by Abtran in Ireland where the North West region has been selected for the location of a major […]

On your bike – Galway’s westend Bike Buffet

Galway’s westend along with Connemara Greenway Alliance are organising a cycle buffet to celebrate the food and cycling cultures of Galway. The Bike Buffet will take place on Saturday 16th June from 3pm. Starting at 3pm from John Keoghs Gastropub and finishing in Fr Burke Park at 6pm, the 2018 Bike Buffet will explore Galway on […]

2018 Westport Food Festival Launched

Mid-Summer Banquet is highlight of Westport Food Festival Westport House Friday 29th June The undisputed highlight of Westport Food Festival and the social event of the year is the gala Mid-Summer Banquet in the glorious environment of Westport House. It’s a glittering affair featuring black tie and evening dresses as befits the stylish setting. The […]