Mid-West presents bid to host World Rally Championship 2025

The Mid-West Region’s bid to host the World Rally Championship (WRC) in 2025 will be presented to officials from the WRC Promoters and Motorsport Ireland at Limerick Racecourse this Thursday. The Patrickswell venue has been put forward by the Limerick Motor Club in association with the Shannon Region Conference and Sports Bureau as the base […]

Mid-West Hosts Ireland’s First International Magic Convention In Over A Decade

Ireland will host its first international magic convention in over 10 years when some of the world’s most renowned magicians gather at Treacy’s West County Hotel, Ennis, on 18-19th November for the inaugural Mid-West Magic Convention. World record holder Jay Sankey, TikTok sensation Aidan Murphy, and ‘America’s Got Talent’ and ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ semi-finalist Ryland Petty […]

Locations throughout Tipperary, Limerick and Clare to Double as 1940’s Germany for Feature Film

Locations throughout Tipperary, Limerick and Clare will be transformed into 1940’s Germany this month, for the filming of a major feature film set during World War II.     God’s Spy, the true story a German theologian and pastor who stood up to the Nazis,  is currently being filmed in the region and is directed by Todd Komarnicki, a prolific screenwriter, producer and novelist.    […]

Revitalising the Mid-West – €130 million for Regeneration Projects

–       €73.4 million to develop world-class waterfront along the Shannon –       Nenagh’s Sustainable Energy Centre of Excellence expected to create more than 350 jobs –       Pedestrian-focused public realm works for Ennis The Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien TD, today announced €130 million in funding for four regeneration projects in the Mid-West investment region of […]

Entrepreneurs in the Mid West are invited to apply for Development Programme and Support Package valued at €45,000

The New Frontier programme based at the Hartnett Enterprise Acceleration Centre, LIT provides practical support at a time of huge opportunities for new innovation and entrepreneurship. To date entrepreneurs on the New Frontiers programme have helped create more than 300 direct jobs, with two companies also creating an estimated 500 part-time jobs. Closing date for […]

Calling all Micro, SME or MNCs based in the Mid-West region to avail of funding supports available to them

Information session on funding supports available to Micro, SME or MNCs based in the Mid-West region taking place on February 21. Nine Skillnet learning networks based in the mid-west region have collaborated with local organisations to offer this information session in response to the growing need for awareness of funding options among businesses in the […]

A Better Quality Of Life Is Attracting Top Talent To The Mid-West

A better quality of life, career opportunities, shorter commutes, less traffic, and lower property prices and living costs – these are the main reasons why highly-skilled professionals say they have made the move to the Mid-West. The Mid-West Relocation Survey, which is being launched in Limerick this morning (July 6), reveals that the Mid-West is fast […]

€60m Regional Enterprise Development Fund Open For Applications

On Thursday, 22 June a regional information session will be hosted by Enterprise Ireland for those interested in obtaining further information, and those who may be interested in submitting applications under the new Regional Enterprise Development Fund. The event will take place at The Strand Hotel, Limerick from 8-10am. Attendance is free, but please register […]

Bring capital beyond the capital: The Mid-West can become a finance hub – Financial Services Ireland

A conference in Limerick for local business leaders, hosted by Financial Services Ireland (FSI), the Ibec group that represents the sector, today explored how the Mid-West can become a finance hub, if the objectives of the Government’s International Financial Services (IFS2020) strategy are realised and if regions get their fair share of economic growth post-Brexit. […]

Next Government Must Deliver World Class Education System – Ibec Mid-West And Kerry

In advance of the upcoming general election, Ibec Mid-West and Kerry, the group that represents business in the region, called on the next government to ramp up investment in education to ensure students develop the necessary skills to thrive when they enter the workforce. A skilled and versatile talent pool will strengthen the region’s credentials […]