Emer Connolly

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Trevor Boland: “Our costs have gone up, our feeds, our fertiliser, but the price we receive hasn’t increased.” Photograph:  Brian Farrell

For Francie Gorman, a full-time suckler farmer in Portlaoise, the past six months have been as grim as he can remember, as the beef industry struggles(...)

Don’t submit your first draft - and be sure to  leave time for the invaluable editing stage. Photograph: iStock

There is a myriad of things to consider when it comes to academic writing. In my work as academic writing tutor at Athlone Institute of Technology, I (...)

Manager of Ballinasloe’s local enterprise centre, Lyn Donnelly, who has called for more support for start-up businesses, said: “I’d be in favour of any supports for start-ups and helping existing businesses.” Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Budget 2017 has been met with mixed reaction in Ballinasloe in east Galway - a town showing little signs of a return to pre-recessionary times. The t(...)

Around Athlone, there is a sense of anticipation about the Healthy Town 2015 project that kicks off this week. The launch, at Athlone Civic Centre la(...)