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Local businesses saw record levels of expansion in 2021

Jan 11, 2022 17:01 By Shannonside News
Local businesses saw record levels of expansion in 2021 Local businesses saw record levels of expansion in 2021
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Job creation was also spread across the country.

Enterprise Ireland backed companies in the Shannonside Region saw record levels of expansion in 2021.

While lockdowns and Covid uncertainty made last year a difficult one for many local businesses, many regional employers saw services grow through an increase in online services.

Businesses in and around Sligo and Leitrim recorded combined increase of 9 percent in job growth, with 6,797 people employed in E.I companies.

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In the Midlands and Midwest, 2021 growth has scene a 4 and 5 percent increase in jobs resepectively, with a combined 27,000 jobs filled in Enterprise Ireland Businesses.

Chief executive Leo Clancy says it's fantastic to see the job creation spread across the country.

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