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Midlands Film Studio Expected To Get Green Light Today

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Westmeath Councillors will vote on the decision this afternoon.

A massive film studio in the midlands is expected to get the green light today.

Hammerlake Studios plans to construct Ireland's biggest ever film studio on a 25-acre site in Lough Sheever Corporate Park in Mullingar.

Westmeath councillors will vote on the decision to grant planning permission for the project, which will create over 1,300 jobs when operational.

The vote will take place during the county's monthly council meeting this afternoon.

Mullingar Cathaoirleach, Hazel Smyth, says she doesn't expect any objections to the development:

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