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Tullamore is one of the cleanest towns in Ireland.
25th January 2021
Tullamore is one of the cleanest towns in Ireland ranking fourth in the country in the latest nationwide litter survey by the Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL).
Minister Humphreys and Failte Ireland announce €3.2 million in ORIS funding for outdoor recreational amenities.
18th January 2021
The Midland counties of Laois, Longford, Offaly & Westmeath have secured funding totalling almost €545k under the scheme which includes 30 projects for the development, promotion and...  
Minister Humphreys announces over €15.4 million in funding for 147 rural towns and villages under the Town & Village Renewal Scheme
8th January 2021
Funding of nearly €1.8m will benefit 23 towns and villages in the 4 Midland Counties of Laois, Longford, Offaly & Westmeath and includes a diverse range of projects. Funding includes the...  
Minister Harris announces four new retrofitting centres of excellence
4th January 2021
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD, has confirmed four retrofitting centres of excellence are to open within the next three months. The...  
New jobs as Laois chosen for Ireland's first plastic bottle recycling plant
7th December 2020
The Panda facility is due to be running by end of 2021 and will process up to one billion plastic bottles a year.
The Successful Projects under Strand 2 of the Just Transition Fund have been announced by Dept of Environment, Climate & Communications.
24th November 2020
Provisional offers of funding, totalling €27.8m, have been made to 47 projects in the Midlands under the Just Transition Fund. The projects represent innovative and inspiring plans from businesses,...  
Cabinet approves €108m funding for groundbreaking Bord na Móna bog rehabilitation plan.
24th November 2020
Minister Ryan also announced that 47 more projects in the Midlands, totalling €27.8m, are approved under the Just Transition Fund
Minister Harris welcomes the submission from the Athlone IT & Limerick IT Consortium of their Application for a Technological University in the Midlands.
23rd November 2020
Minister Harris tweeted today saying: 'Major milestone today for the Midlands & Mid West with submission from @AIT__LIT to establish a new Technological University. Part of our exciting...  
Peatlands Community Engagement Scheme for 2021 - Extension to Application Deadline – 4pm Friday, 4th December 2020
20th November 2020
Due to the interest in the Peatlands Community Engagement Scheme for 2021 Minister Noonan has announced the extension of the deadline for applications to the scheme to 4pm on Friday 4th December...  
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