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Congratulations to our very own GAA Camogie All-Star 2017 nominee, Tara Kenny!
Wedding Fair 2016 at the Claregalway Hotel, Galway

Tara has been nominated for a GAA All-Star for her exemplary performance on the Full-Back line for Galway Senior Camogie Team.

Best of luck Tara, we're all rooting for you!


Claregalway Castle hosts Galway Garden Festival 2017
Wedding Fair 2016 at the Claregalway Hotel, Galway

Get Ready for the 2017 Galway Garden Festival - This is a flavour of what you may be in for. It is going to be another great year!!!.

The 2017 Galway Garden Festival will take place on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd July, at Claregalway Castle. This will be the 8th year of an unique and charming garden event which has developed a national profile. It will showcase a wonderful gathering of the very best of rare and special plant traders from all over Ireland, present a programme of expert talks, a fine artisan food and crafts arena including the best of ‘Made in Galway’, as well as a host of musical entertainment and open-air performance.


Claregalway Hotel Wedding Fair 2016
Wedding Fair 2016 at the Claregalway Hotel, Galway

On Sunday the 16th of October, Standard Printers will be showcasing their latest Wedding Day stationery and accompanying print solutions at the Claregalway Hotel.

Claregalway Hotel's dedicated Wedding Planner Nora Gill, would like to invite all to join them for the “Fall into Winter” Wedding Fair on Sunday, 16th October from 1.30pm until 5pm.

Nora will be on hand to meet with you, show you around the redecorated venue, and discuss your wedding day dreams and how we the Claregalway Hotel can create many moments of magic for you, your family and friends too enjoy for many years to come.


NUI Galway Open Day 2016
Open Day 2016 at the National University of Ireland, Galway

Standard Printers featured in the recent NUI Galway Undergraduate Open Day on Saturday April 16th 2016.

This Open Day was the perfect opportunity for prospective students and their families to experience life at NUI Galway first hand. These students could come and talk to undergraduates and staff, explore the campus, check out the facilities and learn more about the programmes they were interested in.

Go-Pro Camera Competition winners Laura and Laura, with Gary Dunne of Standard Printers

Up to 4000 prospective students visited the NUIG campus on the day, where Standard Printers were on-display as a supply partner to the University. As a bonus on the day, Standard Printers were proud sponsors of the Go-Pro Camera competition, which records a students open day experiences. Congratulations to both our winners Laura and Laura, pictured above with Standard Printers Sales Manager Gary Dunne. On behalf of all at Standard Printers, we wish them the very best in the future.


Exciting times as Standard Printers expands it's Wide Format Printing facilities
Standard Printers New Durst Large Format Printer

Standard Printers are proud to announce our expansion into the Wide Format Printing market. We have recently received the delivery of our brand new Durst large format printer... the only printer of its kind in Ireland.

The Durst Rho P10 250 HS is a high speed large format printer that can reproduce supreme quality prints at a maximum width of 2.5 metres. It can print on a range of materials varying from banner and rollup materials, to glass, metal and textiles. The inks we use are also suitable for both indoor and outdoor use, ensuring your print does not crack or fade in direct sunlight. It's excellent print quality is matched by it's high-speed output, meaning large print runs are no problem.

If you would like further information on our large-format print range, please contact our sales team at or call us on 091 755 373.


Galway Crowned League Champions 2015 in dramatic League Cup Final
Galway are crowned the Natinal Camogie League Division One Champions for 2015

Galway were crowned National Camogie League Division 1 champions on Sunday 3rd May at Semple Stadium.

Galway followed up an easy semi-final victory over champions Kilkenny, by beating All-Ireland victors Cork to claim their first Irish Daily Star Camogie League Division 1 title in 10 years.

Congratulations to all involved with the Galway team,
in particular Standard Printers very own Tara Kenny.
Well done!


On Top of the World
Julie Healy collects her finished CD from Margo Quinn at Standard Printers

Congratulations to Julie Healy on her recent album release 'On Top of the World'.

Glenamaddy native Julie has been involved in music for many years and after the encouragement of family and friends, has released her debut album 'On Top of the World'. Julie chose Standard Printers as her port-of-call for the production of her CD, artwork and packaging.

The album was launched on April 13th in the Ard Rí Hotel Tuam, where a host of local musicians celebrated the night. All at Standard Printers wish Julie the very best in her new album and and hope there are many more to come. If you would like to know more about event bookings, gigs, or further information on Julie’s music, please call: 087 904 9388 or email:


Promotional Merchandise
photo of a young Hen Harrier with one of our custom made tags

You can now order Promotional Merchandise for your business at Standard Printers. We have a wide range of products including Pens, Office Stationery, Corporate Gifts, Desktop Accessories, Notepads, Sports Equipment, and Children's Gifts.

For more information on these products go to our link for Promotional Merchandise (here).


Digital Print at Standard Printers

Standard Printers are pleased to announce some exciting upgrades to our Digital Printing services.

We have just installed our new digital printing machinery that allows us to print, fold, and stitch books all in one go. This is a great time saving process that is ideal for low quantity runs (under 1000) of reports, brochures and other form of books.

standard printers new digital printer

We have updated our existing digital machinery to allow us to print larger size pages. Our maximum print size is now 364mm x 660mm - just short of A2. This brings great benefits in printing larger sized posters without the added cost of using plates. Also, this new format allows us to print three A4 sheets combined and fold them into a great looking brochure at an affordable price.

standard printers new digital print page

We are introducing low-cost spot varnishing. This is a great new digital solution for traditional Spot UV Varnishing, known as Clear Dry Ink. With Clear Dry Ink, you can highlight images for visual variety, making them pop off the page; draw attention to headlines and variable text; highlight photos, logos or variable images; create artistic effects; add watermarks and elegance to your digital print project.

standard printers new digital print varnish

Along with these great new updates to our Digital Print facility, we also offer high-quality litho printing for large run print jobs and the very best in sign and display solutions. Call us now to see a demonstration of our great new digital services and print products.


Act For Meningitis Calendar 2014

This week, Standard Printers completed and delivered the Act for Meningitis charity calendar for 2014. The calendar contains 12 original photographs of beautiful Galway scenes, by local photographer Johnathon McDonnell.

act for meningitis calendar

ACT for Meningitis is a non-profit organisation based in Galway, Ireland. It was established in 2011 by Siobhán and Noel Carroll, who in 2008 lost their precious daughter Aoibhe – aged 4 – to Meningitis. Since losing Aoibhe, Siobhán and Noel feel that there is an urgent need to increase awareness and educate people of the signs and symptoms of Meningitis.

The calendar will be launched in the coming weeks, and would be an ideal gift for the Christmas season. For more information on the Act For Meningitis charity, visit their website


Launch of 'Life Close To The Bone'

Standard Printers took great pride in attending the recent launch of James M Sheehan's memoirs 'Life Close To The Bone'. The book chronicles the professional life of James M Sheehan, co-founder of the Blackrock, Galway, Hermitage and Limerick Clinics.

James Sheehan and Margo Quinn of Standard Printers at the launch of Life Close To The Bone

After much time of writing, James turned to Standard Printers to help him in self publishing his book. From February to June 2013, Standard Printers and James worked side-by-side to get the book designed and printed to the highest quality. The end result was deemed a great success.

'Life Close To The Bone' summarises the challenges that James endured in establishing the clinics he co-founded, as well as his thoughts on how to deliver an efficient, equitable and progressive healthcare system. We wish James and his family the very best for the future.

For more information on 'Life Close To The Bone' go to


Children's book to launch in November

This morning Standard Printers welcomed author Sonja O’Brien to view the press print of her new book to be launched in November.

sonja o'brien holds up the first print from her new book

Sonia's publication 'What To Do and Not To Do' is a children's story book, that aims to highlight awareness of the Burren area and it's surroundings. The book is beautifully illustrated by Sonia, and carries a very positive message to children about being responsible for our natural environment. Standard Printers wishes Sonia the very best of luck in the launch of her new book.

sonja o'brien reviews the first print from her new book


Standard Printers Goes Green

At Standard Printers, quality, affordable print, and our environmentally conscious ethos are fundamental in the printing service we offer customers. Our commitment to sustainability has led us to “Chemical Free Platemaking”. This move eliminates the chemical waste while still imaging higher definition plates at faster speeds.Standard Printers are now reaching the level of ECO friendliness we have always hoped to achieve. We continually review and improve our service to ensure we remain a key partner for our customers.

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