Friday, 6 September 2019

Questions (1743)

Peter Burke


1743. Deputy Peter Burke asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development when a new office will open (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35968/19]

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Written answers (Question to Rural)

Pobal is a not for profit company that 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 on the rental and fit out of a new office space in Mullingar. The new space is expected to accommodate up to 50 seats, consisting mainly of National Childcare Scheme staff and a hot-desk area. Whilst negotiations are ongoing, a temporary office will open in Mullingar during September.

Any new jobs arising will be advertised on in the Autumn, their twitter account @Pobal and other sources.