Leitrim Council launch new initiative to develop business in county

An initiative with the goal of developing new businesses has been launched by Leitrim County Council.

It’s part of the councils Economic Strategy 2015 – 2021; the aim of which is to look for innovative ways in growing the economy of the county.

The latest scheme is hoped to develop the Arts/Craft and Artisan Food businesses by encouraging business owner to occupy vacant premises and 100% of Commercial Rates will be paid for by the council in the first 3 years.

Head of Local Enterprise with Leitrim County Council, Joe Lowe says it’s about increasing footfall in town centres around the county.