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€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 […]

Oliver Healthcare Packaging Opens New Technology Centre in Galway

Oliver™ Healthcare Packaging, a leading provider of sterile barrier flexible packaging for the global healthcare industry, announces the opening celebration of its first Technology Centre in Galway, Ireland on Thursday, 7th June, at Westlink Commercial Park, Oranmore, Co. Galway. The choice of location is an indication of the global reputation that Galway has developed as […]

Ballina to host Digital Transformations Conference

“There’s a lot of talk about the impact of Digital Tech in a practical sense (what we can do with VR, 3D printing, digital distribution models, etc.), but very little about the ideas, thoughts, morality and ethics underlying it all. We talk about what we can do with the new tools, but never enough about […]

Rising Tide Presents New Season of Music for Sligo 2018

NEW SEASON OF NEW MUSIC FOR SLIGO SUPER SILLY, THE BONK AND PADDY SHINE SET TO PERFORM TICKETS ON SALE FROM www.risingtide.ie  Rising Tide, a new promotions collective formed by like-minded musos, record label owners and promoters, has tasked itself to bring new music to Sligo. Following its first run of successful gigs in early […]

LiveTiles to create 50 jobs in Sligo

Global software company LiveTiles announced that it will establish an Intelligent Innovation Centre in Sligo to support the further development of its design and artificial intelligence (AI) products. The project is supported by the Irish Government through Industrial Development Agency (IDA) Ireland, with LiveTiles planning to create up to 50 jobs. This includes a number […]