Center Parcs got €1 million grant from IDA to train Irish holiday village staff

29th July, 2018
The proposed new Center Parcs in Longford

The British leisure company Center Parcs received more than €1 million in taxpayer funding for its new Irish holiday village.

The company, which is building a €230 million leisure complex in Longford, received the grant from the IDA last year to help fund job training for staff.

Center Parcs is due to open the site next year and it will employ about 1,000 staff and cater for up to 2,500 visitors.

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