Laois/Offaly TD Says Important Clarifications Made About €40m Offaly Project

Barry Cowen says there's now renewed confidence about the development.

There's renewed confidence surrounding the potential development of a €40m beef processing plant in Offaly. 

An application to the Immigrant Investment Programme by the a Chinese group behind the plans was blocked earlier this year by the Department of Agriculture. 

However Laois/Offaly TD Barry Cowen says that a number of clarifications have been made which will allay the concerns going forward. 

Deputy Cowen believes new submissions made have given department officials a better understanding of the benefits to the community in Banagher.

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