August 17, 2016
TECH giant Apple has been given the green-light to build an €850m data centre in Co. Galway.
An Bord Pleanála has granted planning permission for a 24,500 square metre data centre to be built and located in Athenry, Co. Galway.

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May 5, 2016
Census 2016 to confirm growing Regional Imbalance
It is quite staggering that there has been no debate on the population share shift toward the Dublin/Leinster Region. Is nobody noticing, or just not bothered?

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March 22, 2016
Has Nama’s actions enslaved Ireland?
Huge tracts of Ireland have been sold by Nama at deep discounts, effectively transferring enormous wealth out of Ireland.

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March 7, 2016
Who cares enough about Region Development... to made a difference?
It is time to stop paying lip-service to Regional Development; we have an increasingly imbalanced economy.

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February 2, 2016
Former department of finance secretary general says counter-balance to Dublin needed
More should be done to counter-balance Dublin’s position as the country’s main economic driver.

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January 19, 2016
The River Shannon – a new Flagship Project for Ireland
The need for a new and bold vision to address the challenges and the opportunities it presents. 

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December 27, 2015
"Dublin and the Rest" - A debate worth having in 2016
Why Ireland needs a Growth Absorbtion Policy

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May 19, 2015
Molex acquires ProTek Medical, Sligo
ProTek Medical Ltd. specializes in supplying custom solutions for medical device manufacturers in the global medical industry.

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May 21, 2015
Prince Charles visits the West of Ireland
The visit promoted themes of Peace and Reconciliation alongside heritage, community, conservation and innovation.

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May 19, 2015
Chinese Premier visits Shannon and the West
Visit to deepen China-Ireland relations.

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March 13, 2015
Dublin in Need of New Water Supply - The Lessons for Ireland
Ireland needs a ‘growth absorption’ strategy.

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March 4, 2015
New IDA Investment Strategy sets Regions a Challenge too!
Is it time for a new Super Region centred on the West?

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March 6, 2015
Northern Trust to expand in Limerick City, creating 300 new jobs
Expansion expected to result in over 1,000 jobs by 2017.

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February 23, 2015
€850 million Investment by Apple in Atlantic Way Region
New €850m data centre investment from Apple, to be built and located in Athenry, Co. Galway.

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February 16, 2015
€50 Million Infrastructural Project gets underway at Foynes Port
New €50 million jetty programme will unlock the huge potential of the Foyne’s Port and help capitalise on unrivalled ability of the Estuary to handle world’s largest ships.

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February 11, 2015
An Irish leased aircraft takes off, somewhere in the world, every 2 seconds
Ireland is a global leader in Aviation Leasing and Shannon is playing its part...

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February 11, 2015
The viagogo Group opens new Operations Centre in Limerick
The viagogo Group operates the world’s largest ticket marketplace, and also announced it intends to double its workforce in Ireland

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February 11, 2015
Zimmer expands and opens new facility in Galway
Zimmer, a worldwide leader in musculoskeletal healthcare, will create up to 250 new manufacturing jobs over the next 5 years, at its facility in Oranmore, Co Galway.  

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