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Inter-county rivalry should be saved for the GAA pitch – Midlands Gateway Conference told.

Congratulations to the organisers of last Friday’s excellent Midlands Gateway Conference (Westmeath Co. Council). In his insightful address, Sean Dorgan CEO of the IDA made it abundantly clear to delegates that the Gateway approach is effectively the only show in town for the Midlands counties Offaly, Westmeath, Longford and Laois. There simply is no plan… Continue reading »

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Lies, damn lies and statistics

A recent analysis of online registrations onto the Midlandjobs database show that small but definite trends are starting to emerge. Tullamore was selected as the location of choice amongst job-seekers – 51% of all candidates registered expressed an interest in hearing about jobs based in the town. Athlone was the second choice at 42% and… Continue reading »