Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (2620)

Robert Troy

Question:

2620. Deputy Robert Troy asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development further to Parliamentary Question No. 865 of 11 July 2019, the number of Pobal posts which will be advertised for the Mullingar, County Westmeath office in autumn 2019. [32931/19]

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Written answers (Question to Rural)

Pobal is a not for profit company established by the Irish Government in 1992. It works on behalf of the Irish Government in managing and supporting programmes in the areas of Social Inclusion and Equality, Inclusive Employment and Enterprise, and Early Years and Young People.

Pobal are currently negotiating the rental and fit out of a new office space in Mullingar, County Westmeath. The new space is expected to accommodate up to 50 seats. Whilst negotiations are ongoing, once the office is secured a number of new jobs will be created and these will be advertised in the Autumn on www.pobal.ie , their twitter account @Pobal, and other sources.