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Minister Troy meets with the chair of the Midlands Regional Enterprise Plan to discuss their progress.
15th September 2021
The Minister also visits local Laois Businesses and Remote Working and Enterprise Hubs in Mountmellick and Portlaoise.
Midlands Advanced Manufacturing Action Plan 2021-2024 launched by Minister Robert Troy
9th July 2021
Today, Robert Troy, T.D. , Minister of State Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment with responsibility for Trade Promotion & the Midlands Regional Enterprise Plan marked the publication...  
Center Parcs is to invest €85m to expand its Co Longford Forest Resort, with the creation of 250 permanent jobs and a further 300 during construction.
15th June 2021
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said the announcement was “fantastic news” for Longford and for the Midlands, describing Center Parcs as “a really valued employer in the area”.
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD has designated AIT and LIT Ireland’s next technological university.
5th May 2021
Announcing the designation of the new TU, Minister Harris TD said, “This is another hugely important day for higher education in Ireland and in particular for the Midlands and Mid-West...  
Over €14.7 million in RRDF funding announced for Midlands Projects
19th April 2021
The 3 successful projects in the Midlands are in Portarlington, Co Laois - €1.1m ; Kinnegad, Co Westmeath - €7.6m & Ballymahon, Co Longford - €5.9m
Minister Harris and Minister Collins announce €20 million capital funding to expand apprenticeship provision across further and higher education
26th March 2021
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD and Minister of State for Skills and Further Education Niall Collins TD have today announced the roll-out of...  
The 130km Royal Canal Greenway has been officially launched and is now the country's longest greenway.
24th March 2021
The Royal Canal Greenway passes through counties Longford, Westmeath, Meath & Kildare. There are 14 connecting access points and towns along the route including Maynooth, Enfield, Mullingar and...  
Laois & Offaly to receive a total of €770,000 to improve routes, trails & signage in the Slieve Bloom Mountains.
22nd March 2021
Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys T.D., has today announced over €6 million for 14 large-scale projects under Measure 3 of the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme...  
Ministers Humphreys and McConalogue announce €70 million LEADER funding for rural communities and enterprises
12th March 2021
The funding will support rural communities and private enterprises in the recovery of Covid-19.
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