This year’s Fairtrade Fortnight takes place from Monday the 25th of February to Sunday the 10th of March.
On Thursday the 17th of January the Business Support Unit exhibited at the National Manufacturing and Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition in Citywest. The event is the largest gathering of key decision makers in Irish Manufacturing Supply Chain visited by 6,103 delegates on the day. Laois County Council was 1 of 386 exhibitors at the
Wednesday the 6th of February saw Minister of state for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphrey, travel to Mountmellick to announce the Regional Enterprise Plan (REP) for the Midlands
Building on the recent success of the new Portlaoise branding and gift card, the Portlaoise Town Team today unveiled the new branded gazebos proudly displayed by the Portlaoise farmer’s market traders. Laois County Councils Business Support Unit worked closely with traders Mary Lowry and Peter McHugh over the past few months with the aim
Minister Humphrey’s this week announced the successful applicants of the second round of the Regional Enterprise Development Fund (REDF) worth over €29 million.
Portlaoise secured over €3.3 million in funding from the Urban Regeneration Development Fund for the development of a new Cultural Quarter and the Low Carbon Town initiative.
Laois Local Enterprise Office were announced as runners up in the finals of the European Commission’s European Enterprise Promotion Awards which were held in Graz, Austria.
On Wednesday the 28th of November Ministers, Councillors, Local Authority staff, Bank of Ireland executives and community groups descended on the Lyrath Hotel in Kilkenny for a gala ceremony to announce the winners of this year’s Bank of Ireland National Enterprise Town Awards. 83 cities, towns and villages were present each vying to be named
In February 2018 the Business Support Unit launched the Laois Commuter Survey the results are now in.
Friday the 12th of October saw the launch of Laois County Council’s new Facade Enhancement Scheme in Portlaoise