A big thank to you to the great team at iRadio, who are getting behind Jobs Expo Galway. iRadio broadcasts from Athlone to the West and Northwest of Ireland, taking in Galway, Mayo, Longford, Roscommon, Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal.

iRadio is aimed at 18-34 year olds in the region and has 398,000 listeners.

Listen Live to iRadio by clicking here. 

We're happy to announce that International Aerospace Coatings will be exhibiting at Jobs Expo Galway. They will be talking to anyone interested in career opportunities in their company. Register today for this FREE recruitment fair and meet their team 16th February at the Galway Racecourse.

About International Aerospace Coatings

IAC is the global leader in aircraft spray painting, interiors and graphics. They work with international airlines, private operators and aviation leasing companies across the globe. They provide tailor made aircraft painting, interior solutions and graphics that ensure regulatory compliance globally.

Currently, IAC operate 36 paint lines across 13 locations, two operate under partnership agreements; one at an MRO facility and one OEM facility. IAC proudly paints up to 1000 aircraft per year globally.

Furthermore, IAC offers an extensive range of Aircraft Finishing services to their global customers managed by a specialized team of aviation experts.

We're looking forward to having Tandem Project Management return to exhibit at Jobs Expo Galway. Their recruitment team will be looking for new talent throughout the day. Register for this FREE careers fair today and we'll see you 16th February at the Galway Racecourse.

About Tandem Project Management

Tandem Project Management provide collaborative, end-to-end consultancy services to life science, food, industrial and commercial clients. They work with clients in Ireland as well as the UK and Europe. They deliver projects from concept through to completion, and as a result, ensures that at each phase they understand and deliver their client’s needs.


Tandem’s Recruitment Service offers clients as well as candidates a superior quality recruitment service. Their recruitment arm evolved from their long-standing relationships with their clients. Therefore, they understand their technical requirements and their culture. In addition, they understand  the challenges their clients meet when it comes to recruiting the right people for their organisation.

For candidates, Tandem offers a discreet as well as professional service, taking time to understand their career aspirations and goals. Tandem’s values of integrity, professionalism and customer service to both candidates and clients offers a unique quality of service.

Tandem have several vacancies across all engineering disciplines. These include the following roles:

Recent clients

Tandem work with a range of multinational as well as local companies, including:

We're delighted to be working with Galway Bay FM in the promotion of the forthcoming Jobs Expo, to be held at Galway Racecourse on Saturday 16th February.

Galway Bay FM are a long-time supporter of Jobs Expo Galway.

We're currently broadcasting commercial radio 'spot' advertising across the programme schedule  on the station.

Galway Bay FM is the leading radio broadcaster in Galway city and county, with 33% of all daily radio listenership in the county.

We're extremely excited to have the Irish Defence Forces exhibit at Jobs Expo Galway. Their recruitment team will be looking for new talent to join their ranks. Register today and talk to them on Saturday 16th February at the Galway Racecourse.

Careers in the Irish Defence Forces

The Irish Defence Forces is the military of Ireland. They encompass the Army, the Naval Service, the Air Corps and the Reserve Defence Forces.

The Army is a standing force and provides the primary capabilities for joint military operations at home and combined military Peace Support Operations abroad.

The Naval Service is the State's principal seagoing agency with a general responsibility to meet contingent and actual maritime defence requirements. It is tasked with a variety of defence and other roles.

The role of the Air Corps under the Defence Act is to contribute to the security of the State by providing for the Military Air Defence of its airspace.


Officer Cadetships

The Defence Forces are also looking to enlist Officer Cadets. A Cadet is a Military Officer in training. Officers are the leaders, decision makers and managers of the Defence Forces. They are the platoon commanders in the Army, the pilots in our Air Corps, and the navigators and engineers in the Naval Service. An Officer leads, directs and motivates our frontline troops. The role comes with very real mental and physical challenges. Officers are expected to lead from the front in all situations. Officer Cadets engage in 15 months training in the Military College, Curragh Camp, Kildare. Here, they cover many basic and practical soldier skills. Additionally, they learn military fields of study before taking up an operational appointment in the Permanent Defence Forces. The Defence Forces is looking for people who have the potential to:

After completing Officer training, cadets are commissioned into a Service Corp — Infantry, Artillery, Cavalry, Supply & Transport or Communications Information Systems. Furthermore, there are opportunities for development, growth, variety and responsibility will come your way.

Applicants must be 18 years of age or over and under 26 years of age on the date mentioned in the notice for the current competition.



Cadets train for a total of 15 months. The training is conducted in the Military College, Defence Forces Training Centre, Co. Kildare. The purpose of cadet training is to develop character and leadership skills and instil a sense of duty and responsibility in the cadet. To benefit from that training, which is conducted in an environment of strict discipline, the cadet needs mental acuity and physical agility. During training an Army Cadet masters basic military skills, such as rifle marksmanship, as well as developing the leadership skills required of an Army Officer. Air Corps and Naval Service Cadets also undertake leadership and foundation military training before specialising as pilots, navigators or engineers. On commissioning the new Officer takes up a leadership position in one of the Army Corps.


We're thrilled to have LotusWorks exhibit with us again at Jobs Expo Galway. Their recruitment team will be talking to jobseekers at the Galway Racecourse on 16th February.

LotusWorks – Who are they?

LotusWorks are engineering and technical experts. They work with the world’s leading companies and household names. Additionally, they have 30 years’ experience at the cutting-edge of various industries. Furthermore, their 500 staff gain exposure to the very latest technologies and innovations. Their people are at the heart of their business. LotusWorks care about investing in them, their health and making sure they are happy as part of the team.


Careers – Who they hire?

People who love making a real difference and relish new challenges. If you enjoy putting your knowledge and experience into practice; you will love working with LotusWorks. They employ people who want to be the best and work with the best. Join their teams on the client sites - across Ireland & the US. They are looking for those with an appetite to work in engineering. They strive for people who have a passion to understand the latest technologies and manufacturing processes which save and transform lives.


Our Galway Opportunities

·         Controls Technician

·         Process Technician

·         Quality Technician

·         Graduate CAD Technician

·         Manufacturing Engineer

·         Quality Engineer

·         Validation Engineer

·         Automation Engineer

·         Mechanical Design Engineer


If you're seeking advice and direction about jobs in your area, talk to Obair, Local Employment Service Network at Jobs Expo Galway. Their team will be exhibiting from 10 am to 4 pm on 16th February at the Galway Racecourse.

About Obair, Local Employment Service Network

The Local Employment Service has offered a wide range of supports to job seekers and employers for over 20 years. They continue this under the auspices of the Galway City Partnership.  The majority of the people who use the service are referred by the funder the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection.

However, Obair do have the capacity to offer services to people who are thinking about returning to work. Whether one's family is older or one is still looking for work even though their social welfare payment has run out.  In fact the service is open to people who are in receipt of a variety of social welfare payments and none!

Obair can help you decide what is available to you, whether it be employment, training or education. Or if you want help in creating an effective CV then they would love to meet you.

The LES staff are highly trained and experienced in career guidance methods. In addition, they have specific qualifications in the provision of intensive employment guidance to long- term unemployed individuals. At its core, the service has a client-centred approach that recognises the wide range of barriers that may block an individual from accessing employment.

 A Q Mark service

Furthermore, LES are a recognised quality service. LES Coordinator, Elaine Harvey, notes the importance of the Q Mark standard to the service:


“Local Employment Services throughout the country have maintained a Q Mark standard for over 10 years, which demonstrates the high quality of standards and excellence in each service and the dedication to ensuring that our people who use our service are provided with a professional specialised service.”


Elaine continues


 “We are immensely proud of our continuing success in achieving higher Q mark scores each year , it is a huge boost to our team who always keep the person at the heart of their work and strive to continually improve and adapt to the people who use our service’ needs.”

We are delighted to have JFC Group exhibit at Jobs Expo Galway. Their recruitment team will be talking to jobseekers throughout the event about career opportunities within their company. You can register for this FREE event today. See you on the 16th February at the Galway Racecourse.


The JFC Group is a family-run, international business. Their head office is in Tuam, Co. Galway. Their mission is to supply innovative product solutions across the divisions and markets they serve.


Redefining what is possible is our purpose and our passion.

The company's first product, the JFC Multi-Bucket Calf Feeder was launched on RTE’s The Late Late Show in 1987. Since then JFC have transferred their problem-solving skills and expertise across 5 market sectors including Civils, Diamond Tools, Agriculture, Material Handling and Marine. With offices and production facilities in 8 countries they supply customers in over 40 international markets.

JFC Group are passionate about partnering with their customers to identify and solve their enterprise critical problems with their product solutions. A continuous focus on their customer’s needs, investment in R&D and a company-wide innovative ethos has supported them to develop an extensive range of Award-Winning products.

The JFC brands include JFC Civils (CorriPipe™), JFC Diamond Tools (Samedia), JFC Agri (Evolution), JFC Material Handling and JFC Marine.


Great things are only possible with great people.

JFC employees work every day to discover and address new ways to solve customers problems. They are ambitious and lead with focus, drive and passion. JFC expect their people to give their best every day through delivering on the core competencies of leadership, business acumen, customer focus, achievement and relationship development. In doing so, they shape the strategic objectives and achieve the JFC Vision.

JFC are always looking for talented people to join the team and make it their priority to treat them well. They offer numerous career paths within their many businesses and departments including R&D, Sales & Marketing, IT, Finance, Operations, Procurement & Logistics, Human Resources and Management.

Whether it is speaking to a customer at an exhibition, designing a new product in the R&D laboratory or bringing products to life in their production facilities, everyone who works at the JFC Group starts with a commitment to Customers.

As a JFC employee, you will have exciting opportunities to innovate, collaborate and demonstrate your passion towards excellence every day.

See their Careers Page on or email your CV to

We're very excited to have a global company like Eirtech Aviation Services exhibit at Jobs Expo Galway. Their recruitment team will be looking for new talent to join the company throughout the day. Register for this FREE careers event today and we'll see you 16th February at the Galway Racecourse.

About Eirtech Aviation Services

Eirtech Aviation Services is a world-leading specialist Aviation Services Company. They work in providing tailor made engineering services, production services advanced composite repair services, and asset management solutions. Their work ensures regulatory compliance to International airlines, private operators and aviation leasing companies across the globe.

Careers at Eirtech

As a world leading Specialist Aviation Services Company, Eirtech are continuously seeking dedicated professionals to join their diverse team. Eirtech is a growing company, offering endless challenges and rewards to employees in two continents.

Eirtech has a great work environment that offers vast career opportunities. Furthermore, they provide graduate options for those who want to enhance their career.

We're very excited to have Aran Biomedical on board Jobs Expo Galway. Their recruitment team will be looking for new talent for their company. Register today for this FREE careers event and we'll see you 16th February at the Galway Racecourse.

About Aran Biomedical

Aran Biomedical is a provider of product development and manufacturing services for cardiovascular medical implants. The company has expertise in implantable medical textiles, advanced braiding, PTFE covered stents and polymeric coated devices. Aran offers end-to-end product development services, from initial concept design, to volume commercial manufacturing of finished packaged devices. The company possesses industry know-how, technical resources and experience, along with regulatory consultative support. As a result, this ensures a smooth transition from an initial concept design, to a fully certified product.

Aran Biomedical has significant expertise in developing textile solutions for implantable devices. This includes braiding, knitting and weaving, for applications such as stent grafts, occlusion devices and heart valves. Products are customised as required for the indication, from the selection of resin, yarn or wire type, textile configuration etc, to establish the final design specification. Aran Biomedical also offers advanced braiding, from 3 – 96 carrier ends, with a range of materials, including metals, polymers and resorbable polymers.

The company’s coating and encapsulation competencies allow for the covering of stents and other implantable frames. Polymeric coatings, such as urethanes, silicone, co-polymers and resorbable materials, can be applied to a range of different implantable devices, from vessel occlusion and thrombus retrieval devices, to structural heart frames. The company also offers PTFE encapsulation of balloon and self-expanding stents, with wall thicknesses as low as 40 microns. Additionally, Aran Biomedical can offer electrospun coverings for implants, which can be developed using a vast range of polymers, both resorbable and non-resorbable.

Aran Biomedical’s combines core development competencies with a range of additional processing and characterisation capabilities, such as laser processing, 3D printing, moulding and mechanical characterisation. Partnering with medical device OEM’s globally, Aran Biomedical enables companies to supply next generation products to clinicians and their patients.

Kelly Services are returning to exhibit at Jobs Expo Galway next month. Their recruitment team will be taking a strand on 16th February at the Galway Racecourse. They will be looking for new talent throughout the day. Register for this FREE event today and discover great jobs in Galway.

Kelly in Ireland

Kelly have been in Ireland for over two decades. They are a recruitment agency. They listen to the people they connect with, look for their unique skills and discover how they want to work.

For years Kelly has helped place thousands of candidates across the country. Furthermore, they place great people that make a profound impact on people’s lives: these are the production operators that make medical devices that allow patients to thrive and live. Kelly can confidently say that they are experts in the recruitment field. Their clients include but are not exclusive to: Medtronic, Boston Scientific, Stryker, Creganna Medical and Goodman Medical.

The company is consistently reacting to client and candidate needs, proactively managing and exceeding the expectations. They tailor their approach to each and every person they work with. The team works collaboratively as they share knowledge and best practice.

They have seen employees evolve in the course of their employment with them – they give people confidence and opportunity for constant progress. In today’s hectic world people want the flexibility of fitting work around their lifestyle while still having a consistent income and Kelly has helped to enable that.

At Kelly they see people not candidates, they see the individual not the number.

We're happy to announce that RSA will be joining us again at our upcoming Galway event. They will be exhibiting, as well as recruiting, at the Galway Racecourse.

About RSA

With a 300-year heritage, RSA is one of the world’s leading multinational insurance groups. Today, they employ around 23,000 people, serving 17 million customers in over 140 countries.

While their origins lie in London, RSA is a global company with businesses in both mature and emerging markets. They have major operations in the UK, Ireland, Scandinavia, Central and Eastern Europe, Canada, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America.

Their focus on general insurance delivers strong, profitable performance, even in the most challenging market conditions. In 2013, their net written premiums were £8.7bn.


At different times of each year, RSA welcomes people seeking to start their career in insurance through a range of entry-level roles including claims handlers and customer managers, graduate roles, internships and apprenticeships. RSA hasn't been successful for over 305 years by accident. They did it by bringing together the brightest people and enabling them to do their best every day for customers. If you’re self-motivated, curious and determined with strong people skills, we will help you achieve your true potential.


RSA recognizes that activities in general insurance have some impact on the environment. They believe that their performance is a well-recognized insurer, operating in 34 countries, will be measured not only by the profitability as a business but also their impact on the environment. As a major insurer of commercial, industrial and individual risks, they can use advanced underwriting and risk management techniques to help clients minimize the risk of incidents which adversely impact the environment. RSA seek to provide advice to customers and lobby on material issues for improved environmental standards.


Corporate Responsibility

At RSA they take their responsibility to manage the way our business affects the environment, people and communities seriously. Fundamentally, that means behaving responsibly and ethically as individuals and as a company. As a major insurer of commercial, industrial and individual risks, they can use their influence adding value to society while delivering commercial benefits. RSA has reported on environment and corporate responsibility (CR) since 1999.


Community and Charity

Being a responsible business is all about engaging with stakeholders and this applies equally to communities. Their community programme is about giving something back, helping people in need and supporting customers’ and employees’ local communities.


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