There was a large crowd in attendance at the Mountmellick Development Association building on Tuesday the 30th of July as Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan cut the ribbon to open the Webmill which is a new 44 desk co-working digital hub in Mountmellick.
Thursday the 28th of June 2019, a new co-working digital and community hub opened its doors in the former Brigidine Convent, Mountrath.
Downtown Portlaoise in collaboration with the Portlaoise Town Team and Laois County Council launch a new visitors map to assist tourists.
The 9th of April marked an important day for Laois as Greenfield Global Inc. Announced its plans to develop a new EU manufacturing headquarters in Portlaoise, Ireland. The company are Canada’s largest producer of alcohol, fuel ethanol and solvents. Greenfield which is based in Toronto has extensive operations in 12 locations across North America, and
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
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
Friday the 12th of October saw the launch of Laois County Council’s new Facade Enhancement Scheme in Portlaoise