Ballymahon

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Centre Parcs CEO Martin Dalby: “People recognise that the impact of this development, particularly in the midlands, will be significant”

When the holiday company Center Parcs unveiled plans to open in Longford three years ago, the community’s attention quickly fixed on the unprecedented(...)

Denis O’Sullivan managing director of Gas Networks Ireland. “We connect between 13,000 and 14,000 new customers a year, and we operate one of the safest and most reliable networks in Europe.” Photograph:  Shane O’Neill

Denis O’Sullivan may have an answer to a quandary facing Irish agriculture. Our beef and dairy industries have drawn flak as a source of greenhouse ga(...)

Construction work at Centre Parcs Longford Forest in Ballymahon is under way

The developers of the planned Center Parcs holiday village in Co Longford have awarded contracts worth a combined €5.2 million to four Irish food comp(...)

An artist’s impression of the planned lake at Centre Parcs Longford Forest in Ballymahon. The holiday village is  expected to open next year.

The developers of the planned Center Parcs holiday village in Co Longford have announced the awarding of €1 million in supplier contracts to several I(...)

One of the damaged vehicles  on  Main St Ballymahon, Co Longford, this morning.  Photograph: McGrath Photography

A man seriously injured in a violent attack in a Co Longford village on Tuesday morning was last night transferred to Dublin’s St James’s Hospital. (...)

Then taoiseach Enda Kenny with Martin Dalby of Centre Parcs when the Ballymahon project was announced in 2015. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The developers of the planned Center Parcs holiday village in the midlands have secured a €165 million debt facility from a group of banks led by Barc(...)

The proportion of people who are foreign nationals fell  to 11.6 per cent in 2016. The CSO attributes this fall, in part, to the rapid rise in the number of people with dual Irish nationality. Photograph: The Irish Times

The number of people in Ireland who hold dual Irish nationality has increased by nearly 90 per cent over the last five years, according to the latest (...)

Kerry footballer Kieran Donaghy: his return for a winter season with Tralee Tigers has helped to generate a hugely enthusiastic local crowd for the club’s Superleague games. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The presence of Sligo All-Stars basketball club in Saturday night’s division one cup final against Neptune in the National Arena is significant in two(...)

After last year’s world fishing competition on Lough Ree, more such major  competitions are planned for June and October

The resilience and vibrance spoken about at the launch of the Government’s rural strategy in Ballymahon is alive and well in nearby Lanesborough-Ball(...)

Center Parcs CEO Martin Dalby  with Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor at the Longford site. The holiday village will take two years to build, and will open in 2019 with the creation of 1,750 jobs. Photograph: Jason Clarke

The fallout from the Brexit vote could add more than €30 million to the cost of building Center Parcs in Co Longford, the developer has said. Const(...)

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