Welcome to 32nd edition of the Cavan Voice. I hope that you are continuing to enjoy my weekly updates.
Joe O’Reilly TD
Jobs Boost for the Constituency
The Cavan/Monaghan Constituency received a significant jobs boost recently with 200 new jobs for Combilift in Monaghan and 81 new jobs for Lakeland Dairies in Bailieborough.
The news that Lakeland Dairies is to invest €36 million in its milk powder processing plan here in Bailieboro was very welcome. The investment will create 81 new jobs and up to 180 construction jobs in the town. Construction will begin immediately.
This is a great boost for Cavan. At the heart of the Government’s jobs plan is strong support for Irish enterprise alongside the strong multinational sector. Investment by Irish businesses like Lakeland Dairies and has a massive knock-on impact on the local economy, through construction, supply and service businesses. Ireland’s food industry offers massive potential for regional employment, which is a major focus of the Government’s 2015 Action Plan for Jobs. The removal of milk quotas later this year offers huge opportunities that we intend to make the most of.