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Invest in Longford

In the heart of Ireland and with easy access to all four corners of the island of Ireland, Longford is the strategic location for your business. Excellent road and rail networks link Longford to the urban hubs of Dublin, Limerick, Galway, Cork and Belfast.

Our strategic location is matched by our lower-cost of doing business, with a lower cost of land, premises and rents, facilities and lower operating costs and with much more space for your business to grow. There are also a ready supply of key sites to where you can easily set up and grow your business. 

Longford's excellent environmental infrastructure and telecommunications and digital networks means that your business will benefit from doing business in a low cost environment, while not compromising on access to the very best infrastructure. We are also working hard to build up our network of digital working hubs for remote working, including CO:WORX in Edgeworthstown

Longford also provides your business with a large catchment area of an excellent and educated workforce, with twelve third-level education facilities close by, providing a constant stream of new graduates to your business. Lower salaries are also demanded aligned to our lower cost of living, including housing, renting and childcare.

Your employees will also enjoy the exceptional quality of life offered in our county, with a stunning natural environment on their doorstep and plenty of recreational and leisure facilities. There is also the benefits of a lower cost of living, less traffic and congestion and easier access to excellent schools and childcare.   

Longford fosters a positive and productive business culture and is home to many well-known brands and national and international companies, including Center Parcs, Abbott Ireland, Pat the Baker, Green Isle Foods and Kiernan Milling. Longford also has a proud dynamic economic base of indigenous, home-grown SMEs.

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This project was assisted by Longford Local Community Development Committee, Longford Community Resources Clg. and Longford County Council through the Rural Development Programme (LEADER) 2014-2020 which is part-financed by the EU, "The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas" and the Department of Rural & Community Development.       The European Commission.


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