Shannon Estuary Economic taskforce news welcomed

The Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment, Leo Varadkar, has published the terms of reference for the Shannon Estuary Economic Taskforce, following government approval for its establishment.

Shannon Group confirms €4m investment at Shannon Campus

Shannon Group’s property development plans got off to an auspicious start today as the Group embarked on its first major construction project of 2022 at the Shannon Campus.

NUIG reveals strong performance in 2021

NUI Galway has revealed a strong performance during 2021 in knowledge transfer and impact with 50 industry collaborations, four new spin-outs and multiple start-up successes and awards.

WDC praises regional collaboration after record year

CEO of the Western Development Commission Tomás Ó Síocháin has said the future is bright for the region and praised the collaboration across Western counties between key stakeholders in 2021 despite the years challenges. The comments come as the agency announce one of their most successful years to date. 

Shell acquires 51% of offshore windfarm project

Shell has signed an agreement with Irish leading blue economy developer Simply Blue Group to acquire a 51% share of their Western Star venture, which seeks to develop a floating wind farm off the Clare coast in Ireland.
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Zimmer launches STEM Scholarship Award

Acknowledging the contribution of its highly skilled workforce in Ireland over the last thirteen years and with the goal of encouraging a new generation to enjoy a career in STEM, Zimmer Biomet has launched an annual scholarship award programme focused on recognising the children of its employees in both Shannon and Galway.

ASL named launch customer for hydrogen-power plane

Universal Hydrogen Co. has announced it has executed a letter of intent (LOI) with Dublin-based ASL Aviation Holdings, a global aviation services group based in Dublin, Ireland.

Boost for Shannon Estuary’s renewable energy hub plan

The Shannon Estuary’s future as a leading international renewable energy hub has been given significant endorsement by one of Europe’s most influential green hydrogen figures.