A group of JollyGroup workers celebrate the firm's news concerning its lucrative contract at the upcoming Dubai Expo
A Longford based firm has landed a major contract at the largest business exhibition in the world.
JollyGroup have secured the six month cleaning and maintenance contract for a number of exciting Pavilions at Dubai Expo 2020.
An Irish owned company based in Longford, London-UK and Ras Al Khaimah- UAE, JollyGroup are a commercial cleaning company which focuses on challenging and exciting buildings; both ground level and high rope access cleaning. Husband and wife team Declan and Heidi Sheridan have grown from a staff of five to fifty dedicated skilled cleaners.
Before the pandemic forced the event to be postponed, organisers had expected 25 million visits during the course of the six-month international fair. It will now run from October 1 to March 31, 2022.
JollyGroup owner Declan Sheridan, a Longford native said: 'JollyGroup; encorporating, JollyClean, JollyMove and JollyHomes has been operational since 2018 with exponential growth post Covid lockdown in 2021.
"We were invited to tender for the pre-opening cleaning of many pavilions from all over the world at EXPO 2020. With such dedicated staff and commitment these contracts then turned into six month deals!
The Edgeworthstown man continued: "It is a credit to the JollyGroup team for their hard work that such a small, proudly Irish company is 'cleaning up' at the greatest exhibition in the world. We look forward to the next Expo in Japan in 2025."
Industrial parks that are home to dozens of small and medium sized firms across the county are in dire need of improved signage.
Dozens of people are due to appear before the courts in the coming weeks, charged in connection with a large house party, which took place in Longford town during the height of Covid-19 restrictions in February of this year.
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