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Jobs boost for Tuam as Valeo announces €44m investment
Tuam received a major jobs and investment boost last evening when it was announced that autotech giant Valeo is to spend €44m in a research and development programme to place them at the cutting edge of developments in the self-driving cars market. ...
2019-03-15 19:31 open_in_new
Spring into O’Donnellan & Joyce’s Wild Atlantic Way April auction
O’Donnellan & Joyce auctioneers will launch its Wild Atlantic Way April 18 property auction on Thursday next, March 21. The cut off date to register a property in this auction is set for Tuesday March 19. ...
2019-03-15 13:13 open_in_new
Boston Scientific — creating a home for talent
In a unique recruitment strategy, Boston Scientific (global leader medical device manufacturer ), and their recruitment partner, HERO Recruitment have created a Great Comeback Roadshow as a proactive recruiting strategy, designed to encourage skilled talent in Australia to relocate to or come home to Ireland. ...
2019-03-15 13:13 open_in_new
Fears grow Teach Solais could be forced to close by November
Teach Solais, Galway's LGBT+ resource centre, may be forced to close its doors in November if future funding cannot be secured, a situation which has led a local election candidate to demand the HSE rethink its decision over what is regarded as a "vital" support service in the city. ...
2019-03-14 09:55 open_in_new
Woolly the sheep - she's determined to be different
SHEEP HAVE a bad reputation as the ultimate conformists. If one of them does something, they all have to do it. Woolly is different though. She dares to be adventurous, and after she gets shorn, she's determined to find out what happened to her wool. ...
2019-03-14 02:34 open_in_new
SsangYong’s new Korando for Geneva Show

SsangYong Motor Company will unveil its new Korando for Europe at the Geneva Motor Show

The new SsangYong Korando SUV is the fourth generation model to carry the name, and follows the SIV-2 design concept first seen at the Geneva Motor Show in 2016.

The Korando has been completely ...

2019-03-14 02:34 open_in_new
St Thomas’ golden generation can upset the odds in Croke Park
The south east Galway villages of Kilchreest and Peterswell will be represented for the second time in Croke Park on the biggest day on the club calendar when St Thomas’ attempt to become the fourth Galway hurling club to win multiple All-Ireland senior titles on Sunday. ...
2019-03-14 02:34 open_in_new
Learn 3D modelling with Blender
There is a demand for 3D art and animation skills in Ireland, in the animation industry and games industry. Blender is a free and open source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline — modelling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing, and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation. ...
2019-03-14 02:34 open_in_new
GAAW campaign to warn public of cost of Ireland's participation in PESCO

The Galway Alliance Against War has set itself the task of explaining to Galwegians what PESCO actually means and aims to deliver a bilingual information leaflet to every home in Galway.

PESCO stands for Permanent European Security/military Cooperation in which 25 of the 28 national armed ...

2019-03-14 02:34 open_in_new
People of the Tribes: Meet Mitch.
I am a Galway lad through and through. Made the big move in from the parish (Moycullen ) a few years ago. Now living in the heart of the city, I truly have fallen in love with this place once again. Most of all,I love the music scene full of quality Bands, DJ's and excellent comedy. With all the festivals and the gigs lined up for this summer, I can wait to see what Galway 20/20 brings. Hon the parish.. ...
2019-03-12 19:04 open_in_new
Virgin Media introduces new bundles and new prices - Eyre Square Shopping Centre!

It's never been a better time to be a Virgin Media customer or to recommend Virgin Media to your mates. From now, new customers can get any of our TV, Broadband & Home Phone bundle for just €39 for the first 6 months. Selecting from our biggest entertainment bundle which includes ...

2019-03-12 18:01 open_in_new
When the going gets turf
For the horsey types and punters travelling to this week’s Cheltenham Festival, the state of the turf is sure to come up in conversation – is it wet or dry, hard or soft, and how’s it going to suit the glossy supermodel you’ve put your money on for the next race? If, instead, you’re planning to spend this long weekend on your own turf, you’ve picked the perfect time, because weather permitting, March is ideal for laying a new lawn. ...
2019-03-11 18:55 open_in_new
Create a comic book with Red Bird and Barry Keegan

GALWEGIANS AGED from 15 to 24 who are interested in graphic novels, and would like to get involved in the production of a comic, should check out a new project from the Red Bird Youth Collective.

Red Bird Youth Arts Collective, a free visual art group for young people in Galway city and ...

2019-03-11 17:52 open_in_new
Undocumented Gort student appeals for university chance

A young Leaving Cert student from Gort has this week pleaded for a chance to attend university, something she cannot currently do because of her precarious status as an undocumented resident.

Sara Morais (19 ) has lived in Co Galway with her family since 2006 and has attended both primary ...

2019-03-11 10:31 open_in_new
Record success at O’Donnellan & Joyce spring auction
O’Donnellan & Joyce recorded virtually 100 per cent sales of Galway properties in its Wild Atlantic Way spring property auction, when 42 properties went under the auction hammer on Friday March 1. ...
2019-03-07 12:01 open_in_new
Busking by-laws are 'vague, expensive to enforce, and quite probably illegal'
Despite a majority of public submissions being against the Galway City Council's proposed busking by-laws last year - conservatively more than 95 per cent against - the council proceeded to vote in the new laws, only to have them revoked recently, due to a technical error on the council's part. ...
2019-03-07 09:55 open_in_new
'People are talking about a renaissance in Irish writing. It’s not an exaggeration'
AS TECHNOLOGY progresses, at what point will the distinctions between machines and humans become blurred? Can poetry still be a voice or rage and reason against oppression and discrimination? And Irish literature, what lies behind its recent renaissance? ...
2019-03-07 02:34 open_in_new
Two new plug-in hybrid 7-Series on the way

BMW 7-Series plug-in hybrids go on sale this spring, combining the sportiness, comfort and feel-good ambience of BMW’s flagship luxury models with increased efficiency.

There is likely a choice of two model variants: the BMW 745e and the BMW 745Le xDrive, the latter of which gets ...

2019-03-07 02:34 open_in_new
Harvard Law School professor brings “smart collaboration” to Galway
Dr Heidi Gardner, Distinguished Fellow at Harvard Law School, will visit NUI Galway this Tuesday, March 12 to give a keynote presentation on her best-selling book “Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos” which was published in 2017 by Harvard Business Press and became a Washington Post bestseller. ...
2019-03-07 02:34 open_in_new
Bray provides United youngsters with another opportunity to shine

Buoyed by an encouraging weekend, Galway United return to SSE Airtricity League first division action at Eamonn Deacy Park tomorrow when hosting Bray Wanderers (7.45pm ).

Alan Murphy’s rapidly improving outfit cruised to a convincing four-goal win away to Wexford FC at Ferrycarrig ...

2019-03-07 02:34 open_in_new
Celebrate International Women’s Day with a charity spring lunch in the King’s Head Bistro
Paul and Mary Grealish of The King's Head Bistro, together with Ronan Scully of Gorta Self Help Africa, are hosting a special International Women’s Day lunch tomorrow (Friday ) in aid of Gorta Self Help Africa. ...
2019-03-07 02:34 open_in_new