Business Minister may announce jobs boost in Longford today

Minister Heather Humphreys will be the guest of honour as Longford Women’s Link launch a new strategic policy document this evening in the town.

The new document, aimed at enhancing and developing the current services offered by the women’s service, takes place in Willow Traders, Townspark Industrial Estate, at 6pm.

The Business Minister is also in Mullingar this afternoon, where she is expected to visit the Forest Park Business Centre.

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It’s also hoped she may also be making an announcement about the possibility of well-known Longford company expanding its workforce by up to 40 people.

It’s understood a deal is close to being agreed between the expanding company and Longford County Council to purchase a significant building just outside the town to create a research and development hub.