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Carrickmacross Councillor says new enterprise hub could generate 40 jobs

Apr 19, 2021 12:04 By News Northern Sound
Carrickmacross Councillor says new enterprise hub could generate 40 jobs Carrickmacross Councillor says new enterprise hub could generate 40 jobs
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Close to €7 million has been announced for four major projects across the region.

A Carrickmacross Councillor says funding towards a new Enterprise and co-working hub in the town will generate up to 40 new jobs.

Close to €7 million has been announced for four major projects across the Northern Sound region, €3.1 million of which is going towards the long awaited CTek II in Carrickmacross.

Funding of €1.4 million has also been allocated to converting the former council offices and Court House in Newbliss into a digital and enterprise hub.

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Elsewhere, €1.4 million will go towards converting the Bailieborough Court House into Ireland's first plantation museum, with almost €800,000 going to the renovation of the Ballyconnell Market House into a community, remote working and tourism hub.

Councillor PJ O'Hanlon says the funding from the Department of Community and Rural Development is "fantastic news" for Carrickmacross:

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