Tuesday, 24th April 2018
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Minister Heather Humphreys welcome 2017 employment and performance figures from Local Enterprise Offices. 2017 highlights from all 31 Local Enterprise Offices show that collectively - 7,135 new jobs (gross) and 3,760 jobs (net) created by LEO-backed client companies, with jobs growth across every county.

- 30,373 people participated in LEO business training programmes.

- 8,393 mentoring assignments were provided to small business owners to give guidance and advice around key business issues.

- 1,179 business projects received direct financial assistance from LEOs.

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    Religious ToleranceAt a public meeting last week to discuss the plans for a new mosque in Kilkenny, it seemed that out of the crowd of approximately 200 that attended, the overwhelming majority were against the idea. While it was reported that most people were against the addition of the mosque to Kilkenny life due to logistical reasons, it was also reported, and quite prominently, that there were more than a few people who were vocally opposed to the whole idea of a any sort of mosque being built on rel …

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