Longford set for jobs boost

By Liam Cosgrove

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By Liam Cosgrove

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton will be in Edgeworthstown tomorrow (Friday, November 7) to make a significant jobs announcement. Photo: Michelle Ghee. www.gphotos.ie
A significant jobs announcement will be made in County Longford tomorrow morning (Friday), the ‘Longford Leader’ can reveal.

A significant jobs announcement will be made in County Longford tomorrow morning (Friday), the ‘Longford Leader’ can reveal.

Jobs Minister Richard Bruton is expected to travel from Dublin to Edgeworthstown to formally make the announcement.

No further details have emerged as to the exact numbers and types of jobs that are in the pipeline, but the ‘Leader’ understands pet food manufacturer C&D Foods is the company in question.

Tomorrow’s announcement follows the creation of 65 jobs by Green Isle Foods at its Longford plant in May.