MAJOR MONAGHAN MD FINANCIAL COMMITMENT FOR BIO-ECONOMY PROJECT AND ROSSMORE PARK

22 February 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Peter Hughes

The members of the Monaghan Municipal District gave approval on Monday to substantial financial contributions in support of the development of the Rossmore Forest Park amenity in Monaghan Town and the bio-economy research centre project to be developed at Knockaconny.

The Municipal District will contribute €370,000 to the research and development initiative in which Monaghan Mushrooms is playing a leading role.

Members also approved a matching fund commitment of €250,000 in support of major enhancements in train at Rossmore, in which the local authority have taken on a lead development role following the signing of a memorandum of understanding some…

Cllr David Maxwell, Cathaoirleach of Monaghan County Council and Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation Heather Humphreys TD, at the site in Knockaconny, Monaghan. ©Rory Geary/The Northern Standard

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