A new programme that aims to create a massive 25,000 new jobs in the the Mid East region in the next two years has been announced by the government.


The Mid East Action Plan for Jobs is a €250 million job strategy that aims to increase employment in the region by around 10-15% over the coming years. The jobs will be based in all sectors such as industrial, education and the agrifood sector.


Kildare, Meath and Wicklow are the counties that will be targeted in the strategy due the counties location and the industry that already exists in each of those counties.


The government plans to roll out eight different regional job plans across the country and this is the seventh action plan announced so far12509406_886116851505500_3597996123737770378_n