Retail outlets set to bring jobs boost to Longford

Longford’s economic prospects look set to be given a major shot in the arm with the news leading discount food chain Iceland is to open two new stores in the county town, creating dozens of new jobs in the process.

Longford’s economic prospects look set to be given a major shot in the arm with the news leading discount food chain Iceland is to open two new stores in the county town, creating dozens of new jobs in the process.

Details as to the exact number of positions likely to be created have yet to emerge, although sources close to the deal described the overall figure as “substantial”.

For more, see this week’s Longford Leader.