Saturday May 30, 2020

A New Western Front

Galway city and county continue to be a magnet for global companies investing in Ireland against a backdrop of a bustling tourism industry and cultural offerings, writes Siobhán Maguire

29th September, 2019
Galway’s striking landscape is central to the western region

All eyes were on Galway earlier this month as the city’s European Capital of Culture programme was launched against a backdrop of celebrations. The city and county will be the main player on a world stage when the year-long event gets under way next February, backed by a total of €25 million in state funding for Galway 2020.

Speaking at the launch, which was attended by President Michael D Higgins, Minister for Culture, Heritage...

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