West for Business
Reducing costs and exploiting opportunities. Twin goals that the West
can help business achieve. The incentives are there: easier transportation,
lower cost of premises, a superb educational network and pool of emerging
and established skilled employee right across Galway, Mayo, Roscommon,
Leitrim, Sligo and Donegal. Plus highly relevant government body and business
community support for start-ups and established companies.
Don't just think on it. Act on it. For the best move you'll ever make
to Address Irish Forum?
SENATOR Barack Obama may yet attend the 2008 Irish American Presidential
Forum, depending on his schedule and whether his likely opponent Senator
John McCain also participates.
Irish Family of U.S. Patriots
Irish immigrants Joe and Bridget Roughneen have four sons, all of whom
have served (or are still serving) in Iraq. The eldest, Tom, is now
running for Congress. APRIL DREW meets the proud family and talks to
Kennedy Illness Shocks Irish America
SENATOR Edward Kennedy, 76, who was diagnosed with brain cancer on Tuesday,
is in the thoughts of Irish Americas around the country, and fans of
the Kennedy family in Ireland.
Daniel O’Donnell has captivated a generation of Irish and American
fans with his melodic voice and his homespun charm. This month he’s
touring the U.S. and bringing the singing talent that made him famous
to an ever-growing fan base. CAHIR O'DOHERTY talks to an Irish legend
about his career, his marriage and the road ahead.
The Bells Are Finally Ringing
BELL X1 is intent on breaking America, and it would appear as though
they are succeeding. They just released a fantastic alt-rock CD, Flock,
which is easily one of the coolest offerings this columnist has heard
Cathal Dervan Column: Speaking Trapish, Daring to Dream
A CONVERSATION about the new Ireland goalkeeper Kieren Westwood ended
late on Monday night with Giovanni Trapattoni talking about the Celtic
winger Aiden McGeady, a conversation that, like the movie, was lost in
Venue, Opponent for Moore
UNBEATEN light middleweight James Moore (15-0, 10 KOs) has had a change
of opponent for his ESPN 2 debut fight on June 4. Out is Ishmail Arvin
and in is Philadelphia’s Gabriel Rosado, (9-2, 6 KOs).
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Niall O'Dowd: Why Obama Needs Ted
THE presidency of a Barack Obama or John McCain will look very different
if Ted Kennedy is not in the U.S. Senate.
MacConnell: The Truth About Adam and Eve
SOMETHING serious, thought Father Ahern, as he saw big Straight Dillon
coming up to the door of the parochial house under his wide-brimmed
Spain: Now for the Good News
The economic news out of Ireland for the past six months or more has
been uniformly bad - the property market collapse, factory closures,
jobs vanishing to cheaper locations in Eastern Europe, unemployment
City Break - from $425
Capital of the Highlands and the only major urban center in the region,
Inverness is an obvious springboard for exploring more remote areas.
If you prefer your holiday at a slower pace, the region's many historical
sites, remote castles, distinctive culture and language and welcoming
towns also prove a major draw in their own right.