Digital Town .IE Team visit Midlands Hubs

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Brilliant morning at BloomHQ, Mountrath with Digital Town .IE who came to tour some of the Hubs in the Midlands today. Also visiting stream BIRR, and here to discover all about Digital in the Midlands, and how it relates to our Midlands Enterprise Plan. Covering everything from Vex Robotics programmes for schools with Offaly County […]

Remote Working being celebrated for Culture Night 22


The culture of #RemoteWork is being celebrated in the Midlands, and right across Ireland, for Culture Night 2022 thanks to Grow Remote. A series of events will take place at 20 locations across the country to mark Culture Night, in Ireland’s largest ever gathering of remote workers, to highlight the importance and potential of Remote Work in our […]

Midlands at the centre of building a new Ireland.

scaffolding training

John Kelly is the Manager of the LOETB – National Construction Training Centre, Mount Lucas, County Offaly and recently he took me on a tour of the 33-acre sight. It is the only place in Ireland doing the national scaffolding apprenticeship which was officially launched in July by Minister Simon Harris. At the time he also […]

Brother and Sister ‘lockdown’ success story

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“People in Ireland aren’t aware of the amount of funding and support that’s out there for them.”   (Ruairi Dooley BiaSol) When brother and sister Ruari (31) and Niamh Dooley (28) were little they never got on! With tales of ‘Barbie haircutting’ and ‘soap on toothbrushes’, it’s hard to believe the Tullamore based brother and […]

New Film Studios for Mullingar

Hammerlake Studios

Hammerlake Studios are planning a 460,000sq.ft Studio Campus in Mullingar, Co. Westmeath. The development may become Ireland’s largest film studio facility. It is set to produce movies and shows for the global market and create 1,000 jobs in Lough Sheever Business Park. 300 construction staff will be employed during the building phase, with the first phase […]