Connect 2 Laois

Welcome to Laois. Laois boasts an unrivalled central location with excellent infrastructure and public transport links, making all other major cities in Ireland instantly accessible. With over 87% of the population within 90 mins reach of Laois and an employment rate of 92%, along with state-of-the-art conference facilities and the capacity to host large scale outdoor events, such as Electric Picnic, Laois offers the perfect work-life balance for companies and people choosing to locate here.

J17 National Enterprise Park

J17 National Enterprise Park is focused on heavy, light and ICT industry, trade warehousing, distribution, logistics and other uses associated with the transport industry. Located directly on the M7/M8 National Motorway Network it enables easy access to Cork, Limerick and Dublin including Dublin Airport and Port within 1 hour.

Further information on the park and its infrastructure is available:

J17 National Enterprise Centre Masterplan

For enquiries about available space, supports and incentives contact our Business Support Unit:

T: 057 86 64000 E: businesssupport@laoiscoco.ie 





Business Support

The Business Support Unit of Laois County Council incorporates the Local Enterprise Office and the Economic Development Team to form a central point of contact for existing and prospective businesses. Whether a business is relocating or expanding, or where an entrepreneur is starting a new enterprise, the Business Support Unit will be available to effective guide and facilitate them through their journey. From training and mentoring programmes to advice on funding options and business planning, our dedicated team is here to help drive and support businesses in Co. Laois every step of the way.

Learn more about Business Support Unit

Abbeyleix Streetscape Scheme 2022

Laois County Council in association with the Department of Rural & Community Development is happy to announce that they have received €100,000 in respect of the Abbeyleix Streetscape Scheme 2022.

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