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AEC Hubs Project – Sligo Champion Article

The world of work has been changed in Sligo and across the west forever by Covid-19. A recent study by the Western Development Commission found that 94% of people are now in favour of working remotely on an on-going basis. However, the same study cited difficulties for some who would prefer to work from home […]

Donegal Technology Lab to Showcase Marine Economy Innovations at the International Business2Sea 2020

Partners in the Interreg funded SAFER project, The WiSAR Lab, at the Letterkenny Institute of Technology, will showcase three pilot initiatives related to the marine economy at the 10th annual Business2Sea. The highly anticipated international event will take place virtually, from the 16th to the 20th of November 2020. SAFER, or Smart Atlantic Seafood Clusters, […]

Transact Campus Inc. creates 110 new roles in Limerick

Transact Campus Inc., the leading integrated payment and credential software solution company for campus environments, has today announced it will create 110 new jobs in Limerick City Centre. This next-generation digital campus project will serve as the company’s international headquarters with responsibility for shaping and developing the company’s portfolio of products and services. This project is supported by the […]

Iconic Donegal Retailer Magee Still Tailor Made for Success

With #BuyDonegalWeekend just two days away and over 160 businesses involved in the inaugural campaign, the organisers spoke to one of Donegal’s most iconic brands and businesses, Magee of Donegal. Stephen Harron, manager of the Donegal Town store first started work here 27 years ago, as a teenager. Here he tells us more about the […]

65 Hubs Receive Support To Reopen across the Atlantic Economic Corridor

65 hubs across the Atlantic Economic Corridor have received funding to support their reopening in compliance with public health guidelines as the economy recovers from the impact of COVID-19. The investment has been made by the Department of Rural and Community Development as part of the Atlantic Economic Corridor Enterprise Hub Network project. €300,000 has […]

Bath Fitter to create 42 jobs in Limerick

Bath Fitter, North America’s leading bathroom refurbishment experts, is delighted to announce the establishment of its European Business Development Centre in East Link Business Park, Limerick. This facility is Bath Fitter’s first to be located outside of North America. This announcement is supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland. The company has already started […]

South Africa’s leading animation studio Triggerfish chooses Galway as home of its first international expansion

Triggerfish, the animation studio behind Netflix’s first original animated TV series from Africa, has announced it is to establish its first international studio in Galway. The project, supported by the Irish Government through IDA Ireland, is expected to create 60 new jobs over the next three years. Triggerfish animated the Oscar-nominated Roald Dahl adaptation Revolting […]

A New University for the South-West Region

Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) and Institute of Technology Tralee (ITT) is set to become a Technological University. Munster Technological University (MTU) will be officially established in January 2021 and will be Ireland’s newest Technological University. The project leader of the MTU and lecturer at CIT, Hugh McGlynn, said the only technological university outside Dublin […]

Six tech companies hiring across the Atlantic Economic Corridor right now.

If you’re in the market for a new job or simply interested in exploring your options along the Atlantic Economic Corridor,  check out this list of companies hiring.   Overstock, Co.Sligo  Career progression’ is important to David Kenny, Overstock’s Director of Software Development and Site lead Ireland. For him, that’s what a technologist gets when […]

AEC Event; A Practical Guide To Reopen Your Hub

On the 30th June 2020 our AEC team alongside the AEC officer network held an online event focused on supporting hubs and co-working spaces to re-open along the Atlantic Economic Corridor. Over 90 participants joined the call from Kerry to Donegal and heard from our AEC team and a number of guest speaker including  Liam […]