Entries by AEC-Comms

National Hubs Survey Launched

Today the Western Development Commission and the Department of Community and Rural Development have launched their National Hubs Network Survey. This survey is an opportunity for hubs around the country to engage with the governments National Hubs Network initiative. The data gathered by this survey will form the first national registry of hubs, which will […]

Pressing the Gaeltacht forward!

Fáisc Miotal Éirinn Teoranta – Trading as Irish Pressings is a company based in the heart of the Gaeltacht region of Donegal. They are market leaders in their field of designing and manufacturing press tools and parts primarily to the automotive industry. Today, we speak to Karen Campbell, Sales and Logistics Manager, and Ben McGonagle, […]

Atlantic Economic Corridor Welcomes AbbVie Video

The Atlantic Economic Corridor, the advocacy group for the Irish Atlantic Coast, has welcomed a video made by the one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies, AbbVie – which recently completed the acquisition of Allergan, another West of Ireland giant. The video highlights the work and life opportunities offered by the West of Ireland. The video is […]

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 […]