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Another blow to Galway tourism and rural economies

The Irish Self Catering Federation (ISCF) has said that the tourism industry in Galway and nationally is facing “considerable threat” due to the Irish government’s poorly thought-out implementation of European Union legislation on short -term rental data collection and sharing which became law on May 19.

Clowns to the right, voters to the left

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Half of the 27 candidates who have declared for the Midlands-North-West European Parliament constituency set out their stalls at two similar events this week with very different outcomes.

TUS honoured by EU Commission for work to advance gender equality

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Technological University of the Shannon (TUS) has been awarded the title EU Newcomer Gender Equality Champion for 2024 in recognition of its work to advance gender equality in education and research.

Block on Rossaveal Harbour work after court challenge deemed ‘ludicrious’

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A recent directive by Galway County Council to halt the nearly completed work on Rossaveal Harbour, following a High Court challenge by the Cork-based environmental group, Wild Ireland Defence CLG, has been criticised by European election candidate Senator Lisa Chambers.

Students receive awards at online citizenship programme ceremony

A prizegiving ceremony for transition year students who participated in the Online Citizenship Programme was recently hosted in the Sheraton Athlone Hotel.

Over 200,000 additional seats from Shannon Airport this summer

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Shannon Airport passengers are set to benefit from an additional 200,000 seats available on select routes from the airport this summer. Shannon will have increased frequencies on nine services* including to popular sunshine destinations such as Alicante, Faro, Malaga and Lanzarote. The airport will operate 33 routes to 11 countries across the EU, UK and US. A Gran Canaria service with Ryanair will also operate from Shannon during the summer season for the first time.

New programme to support tourism jobs in Midlands gets underway

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A new programme designed to support and promote enterprise development and jobs in tourism within the Midlands region has welcomed its first intake of tourism businesses.

BT Young Scientist Exhibition brings forward the submission date for 2025 event

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From this week, Galway's students and aspiring applicants of the upcoming BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE) can register for the 2025 event, and make use of the three month time advantage given by organisers to develop and brainstorm their ideas.

Young people must be supported to live in rural Ireland, says Saoirse McHugh

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Re-invigorating rural communities will mean creating affordable housing and public transport so that young people are able to live, get around and enjoy their lives, according to Saoirse McHugh, independent candidate for the Midlands North West in the upcoming European election.

Cowen calls for vital funding for Galway Port extension

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Barry Cowen TD, and Fianna Fáil European Election Candidate in the Midlands North West, is calling for funding support for the Galway Port extension.


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