Údarás Na Gaeltachta, the regional authority for the region, announced the creation of 825 new full-time jobs in Gaeltacht companies in 2021

A desire to relocate during the pandemic may be behind the best performance by companies based in the Gaeltacht for 25 years. Údarás Na Gaeltachta, (...)

Budget2020: Ten big spends  that didn’t make the headlines. Photograph: iStock

Income tax relief, increased welfare payments and carbon tax rises were well-flagged prior to the announcement of Budget 2022. However, the year’s big(...)

Rory Casey, who has developed an environmentally and fish-friendly solution that uses photonics (light) to kill the lice without harming the salmon.

Sea lice are a bit like fleas – a fact of life, but not something most people want to talk about. Salmon farmers have no choice. Sea lice are a natura(...)

An internal memo was ’sent in error’ to staff working at the Randox Teoranta plant. Image: Google

An internal memo instructing employees at a healthcare manufacturing and R&D plant in the Donegal Gaeltacht that they must speak English while at (...)

Under proposed reforms, Leaving Cert Irish will comprise two specifications.

In a rare step several Irish language and education stakeholder groups have come together to jointly call for the postponement of a consultation proce(...)

Kocoono was set up by Mayo-based Emer Flannery with Kickstarter crowdfunding last October

Living with a pandemic has not been kind to people’s mental health and those experiencing anxiety and insomnia have turned to a variety of supports, f(...)

Connemara in Co Galway, one of  seven Gaeltacht regions in the State. Photograph: iStock

The impact of a hard Brexit on companies in the Gaeltacht will be “substantial”, a new spending review published by the Department of Public Expenditu(...)

There is no business that opens solely in order to employ other people. Employment is what happens after a product is successful. Jobs are the consequence of product success. Photograph: iStock

‘This will be a Government of enterprise, creating new jobs.” “Creating 200,000 jobs by 2025” [in tourism]. “Our aim is to create 200,000 new jobs b(...)

  Inishmaan:   farmers on the island   are putting cattle on boats and bringing them to Mayo. Photograph:   Andy Haslam/New York Times

Cattle on the Aran Islands have been shipped to Co Mayo because of severe water and fodder shortages due to the dry weather, the Oireachtas Covid-19 c(...)

Joe Steve Ó Neachtain 1942-2020.  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

The death has taken place of the renowned writer, actor and activist Joe Steve Ó Neachtain. Born in in Cré Dhubh, An Spidéal, in 1942, Mr Ó Neachtai(...)

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