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CONNACHT RUGBY: FORMER PLAYER NAMED IRELAND’S BEST YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR 

Former Connacht Rugby player Conor O'Loughlin has been named Ireland's Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) for 2018.  O'Loughlin and his company Glofox took home the top award after also winning...

Galway city provided the least social housing of any local authority in 2017

Galway City Council provided the least new social housing of any local authority in Ireland in 2017 according to figures released by the Department...

Galway man wins at Best Young Entrepreneur awards

Dr. Brendan Boland, CEO of medtech start-up Loci Orthopaedics was one of three big winners at the Irish Best Young Entrepreneur awards on Sunday. Dr....

Galway GAA selling off 100 acre plot near Athenry

Galway GAA are selling off 103 acres of land it owns at Mountain South just outside Athenry later this week. The land was purchased during...

Government must clarify whether it is blocking EU tax transparency proposal – MEP

Midlands North West MEP Matt Carthy has called on the Irish Government to clarify whether it is blocking a key EU proposal on tax...

Conference at NUI Galway to discuss need for more investment in regional cities

A conference on improving the growth of regional cities like Galway instead of focusing investment in the Dublin area will take place at NUI...

Concerns raised about Britain’s plans for hard border

A Fianna Fáil TD says that he has serious concerns regarding the British Government’s plans for Northern Ireland after Brexit. The party's Spokesperson on Cross...

Healthcare entrepreneurs to compete for €4 million at Galway tournament

30 healthcare entrepreneurs from around Europe will be in Galway next week competing for €4 million in the final stage of the Wild Card:...

Micheál Martin says Galway Capital of Culture can have a lasting impact

The Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has heaped praise on Galway during a speech at the Galway Chamber of Commerce today, but said that...

Connacht Hospitality Group teams up with Macnas to support Youth Ensemble

Macnas is known throughout the world for its  large-scale, interactive spectacle events for audiences, communities and festivals. And now, the award-winning theatre company from Galway has...

Galway rent prices for new tenants rose by over eight percent last year

Rent prices for new tenants in Galway city rose by 8.5% last year according to new figures released by the Residential Tenancies Board. According to...

Legislation to expand Galway’s fibre optic broadband advances in Dáil

A Bill to provide greater access to fibre optic broadband in Galway and Mayo passed its second stage reading in the Dáil this week. The...
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42 charities across Galway receive donations from AIB

A total of 42 charities in Galway have received donations from AIB, as part of the bank's community investment programme. Galway Rape Crisis Centre and...

Water restrictions lifted on two of the Aran Islands

Water restrictions which have been in place on the Aran Islands since late April have been lifted on Inis Mór and Inis Meain after...

Lane closures for overnight M17-M18 motorway roadworks

Overnight roadworks on the M17-M18 motorway on will involve lane closures on Thursday night. DirectRoute Tuam Ltd, the M17-M18 concession company, is carrying out works...

More time sought to convert derelict city filling station to restaurant

More time is being sought for a project to convert a derelict filling station in Galway City to a restaurant. Planning permission to convert the...
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