Westport (Ireland)

Type: City
Name: Westport (Ireland)
Country: Ireland
Latitude: 53.810001
Longitude: -9.52
population: 6,200
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Irish jobs in focus as world's biggest drugmakers join in 'pharma frenzy'

Swiss-headquartered Novartis, the world's second biggest drugmaker by sales, is at the centre of what analysts are calling the "pharma frenzy".It employs 1,479 people in Ireland across four sites in Dublin and Cork.Yesterday, the company announced a multi-billion ... [Published Irish Independent - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Going green can mean €35,000 savings for hotels

Three out of the top 10 'green hotels' in Ireland are inCork. However, concern has been expressed about the poor uptakeof the scheme in Kerry, where no hotels made it into eventhe top 20.On average, hotels save €35,000 in the first year of joiningthe ... [Published Enviro Solutions - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Ulster Carpets quiz team top of the ‘pile’

A team from Ulster Carpets proved they were experts on safety when they took home first prize in the Northern Ireland Safety Group (NISG) annual quiz.It was the Portadown company’s first time entering the competition and the team, named ‘Careful with ... [Published Portadown Times - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Westport duo in action in Portugal

.It was a solid international opener for the rising stars of triathlon over the weekend in the Quartrira ETU European Cup in Portugal following the senior event on the Saturday, Sunday saw the junior elite athletes take centre stage with Ireland having ... [Published Galway Advertiser - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Report on town strength a serious "wake up call" - Barrett

.A report published last week by Teagasc, ‘Indexing the Economic Strength of Rural Towns in Ireland’, has been described as a serious “wake up call” by councillor Harry Barrett. The report, which measured the economic strength of 302 small and medium ... [Published Galway Advertiser - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Near & Far tour: Fairfield estates of grace open for uplifting cause

The folks at know how to throw a party. So much so that their celebrations since 2000 have raised more than $13 million for Fairfield County organizations fighting to break the cycle of poverty.This year's "Celebrating the Art of Living," on Friday, May ... [Published Fairfield Citizen-News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Tumbling Bones offer a fresh spin on Americana

Red-hot Americana trio Tumbling Bones play The Crane Bar on Tuesday next, April 29. The show will be the final date in a 17-date Irish tour that began last Sunday in Tí Neachtain on Cross Street.“That’s kind of a home base for us. It was a session for ... [Published Connaught Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Prestigious award for Abbey Hotel

There was plenty of reason for the Grealy Family and the staff of the Abbey Hotel to celebrate this week after they picked up the Best Hotel Restaurant Award for county Roscommon at the Connacht Regional Final of the Irish Restaurant Awards.The ceremony ... [Published Longford Leader - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Action Packed: Activities To Do Around Ireland

Forget lazing about watching television, you want to get out on the road and do something memorable this weekend.Here are a few suggestions…1. The Westport Walking FestivalThis weekend (April 18th to 21st) you can head along to this event which includes ... [Published Her.ie - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Tragic dad of newborn loses fight for life

Slawomir Gostomski (33), known to his friends as Slawek, had been travelling home from hospital following the birth of his baby girl Roxanne when the accident occurred on Saturday, April 5.Mr Gostomski's car was in collision with another vehicle before ... [Published Irish Independent - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 3 reports

Dublin drops out of top 20 cities list

The capital is ranked as the No1 place to visit in Ireland but has fallen from 14 to 21 in the Tripadvisor list of top European breaks, as ranked by users of the travel website.Istanbul in Turkey is the top city to visit, not just in Europe but also worldwide, ... [Published Irish Independent - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Further acts announced for Westport festival

.Westport Festival of Music and Food has announced that Little Green Cars will perform on the Roisin Dubh stage at the family friendly boutique festival which takes place in the picturesque grounds of Westport House on both the  Saturday and Sunday nights ... [Published Galway Advertiser - Apr 04 2014]

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...Pay packets on average are comfortably in the "is that your wallet in your pocket or are you just glad to see me" range, averaging at €80,000 according to its accounts, though for retail staff it appears to be about half that
"Start with the fabrics," she said. "Getting your palette right is essential, and that is where it should start. My biggest piece of advice is to make sure you get the proportions right. How everything in a room relates to each other is key: furniture, fabric, art. No one thing should shout out at you. All the pieces should live together harmoniously."
"He didn't drink or smoke. His passions were his family and squash. We would play squash three times a week and just sit and chat over a coffee afterwards. He was just a lovely man" he added

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Irish jobs in focus as world's biggest drugmake... [Published Irish Independent - Apr 23 2014]
Employment Roundup: Over 400 new jobs for Derry... [Published Inside Ireland - Apr 23 2014]
Death of renowned photographer Tommy Eibrand [Published Mayo News - Apr 23 2014]
Going green can mean €35,000 savings for hotels [Published Enviro Solutions - Apr 22 2014]
Coasteering: the cool new adventure activity [Published Irish Examiner - Apr 22 2014]
Westcraic: Paddy Clancy on how the west is fina... [Published Irish Mirror - Apr 21 2014]
Ulster Carpets quiz team top of the ‘pile’ [Published Portadown Times - Apr 21 2014]
Young tech firms are hot spots for singles to m... [Published Irish Independent - Apr 20 2014]
Terry Power, family man, friend, was a tonic fo... [Published The Nationalist - Apr 20 2014]
Irish chefs battle it out for title of All-Irel... [Published Irish Central - Apr 19 2014]
Westport duo in action in Portugal [Published Galway Advertiser - Apr 18 2014]
Report on town strength a serious "wake up call... [Published Galway Advertiser - Apr 17 2014]
Near & Far tour: Fairfield estates of grace ope... [Published Fairfield Citizen-News - Apr 17 2014]
Tumbling Bones offer a fresh spin on Americana [Published Connaught Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
Prestigious award for Abbey Hotel [Published Longford Leader - Apr 17 2014]
Action Packed: Activities To Do Around Ireland [Published Her.ie - Apr 17 2014]
Going green can mean €35,000 savings for hotels [Published Irish Examiner - Apr 16 2014]
Tragic dad of newborn loses fight for life [Published Irish Independent - Apr 15 2014]
150 jobs at IrishTV with new channel [Published Irish Examiner - Apr 15 2014]
Employment Roundup: 270 jobs for Limerick & 150... [Published Inside Ireland - Apr 14 2014]
Irish TV firm creates 30 jobs in NI [Published BBC - Apr 14 2014]
Launch of new channel IrishTV could create 150 ... [Published Silicon Republic - Apr 14 2014]
Talk of recovery may be premature [Published Irish Examiner - Apr 14 2014]
Letters: Historic week marks beginning of matur... [Published Irish Independent - Apr 12 2014]
Dublin takes top tourism spot in TripAdvisor poll [Published Evening Herald - Apr 09 2014]
Dublin drops out of top 20 cities list [Published Irish Independent - Apr 09 2014]
Could Mayo be The Best Place to Go Wild in Irel... [Published Mayo News - Apr 09 2014]
Dublin named among Europe's best rated destinat... [Published Business & Leadership - Apr 08 2014]
Dublin among best rated European destinations [Published Breaking News.ie - Apr 08 2014]
Letters: We must move from organ donor cards to... [Published Irish Independent - Apr 05 2014]
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