Wednesday 26 October 2016
TDs refuse pay increase
Category: News Posted on 26 Oct 2016
More than half of Galway TDs have indicated they will not be accepting an increase in their salary next year. TDs had their salary cut by eight per cent (€5,400) in July 2013, reducing their basic salary from €92,672 to €87,258 under the terms of the Haddington Road Agreement. The wage cuts are now set to be restored from April 2017, with TDs set to see a hike of €5,400 over the next two years - €2,700 in April and a further €2,700 in...read more...
Master storytellers Macnas
Category: Editorial Posted on 26 Oct 2016
Galway gets its second wind at this time of year. After the blur of the summer, there’s always a quick breather before we launch back into Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, Food on the Edge, the Comedy Carnival, Tulca Festival of Visual Arts, Galway Science and Technology Festival, Galway Christmas Market…and all other events and festivals that brighten the darker autumn and winter months here. Hard to believe it, but just blink...read more...
Christmas Market countdown now on
Category: News Posted on 26 Oct 2016 by Lorraine O'Hanlon
Galway’s Christmas Market is set to take place again this year in Eyre Square from 18 November to 22 December. This will be the 7th edition of this popular event which has been produced by Galway based event producers Milestone Inventive since 2011. “Producing this market every year has always been a labour of love for us,” says Milestone Managing Director Maria Moynihan Lee. “With 43% of visitors coming from outside Galway specifically for...read more...
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