Mullingar Employment Action Group (MEAG) is a community supported 'not for profit' organisation which was formed in 1986 to help tackle unemployment in the Region. Since its inception the Action Group has actively supported the creation of over 3,000 jobs through various interests, projects and initiatives.
MEAG's Enterprise Centres are home to 26 SME's directly supporting over 200 jobs.
MEAG also sponsor and support the development and vocational education and training of individuals through various schemes including ‘Job Initiative’ ‘Community Employment’ and ‘Community Service Program’, (currently a total of 50 participants).
The continuing Aims and Objectives of Mullingar Employment Action Group are:
Through European Partnership Projects MEAG learns from countries and organisations throughout Europe about best practices in developing programs and supports.
Mullingar Community Enterprise Centre on Bishopsgate St. has 19 units of varying size which are leased at affordable rates.
Mullingar Enterprise, Technology and Innovation Centre (METIC) in Clonmore provides of office and light commercial/industrial units .
The Uniform Boutique supply high quality, affordable school Uniforms for the local Primary and Secondary schools.
'ACTION RECYCLING' provide a glass and cardboard collection, and recycle service to local business.
Our 1 to 1 sessions are available by appointment and the focus is to offer free practical advice and guidance.
Mullingar Employment Action Group is the main sponsor for Community Employment and Job Initiative Schemes in Mullingar.
PRIZE WINNER PROMOTER
€ 1,000 Julie Bagnall Joe Walsh
€ 400 Nancy Greville Joe Walsh
€ 200 Ava Balfe Tommy Dunne
€ 200 Catherine Shaw Maguires Butchers
€ 200 Rebecca Condron Patricia Bardon c/o Rochforts
Martin's Quickpick, Delvin Road
The Bridge Bar, Austin Friars Street
Lino's Takeaway, Austin Friars Street
Rochforts, Dominick Street
Tommy Carberry Family Butchers
Mullingar Credit Union
Butlers 'Green Inn' Ashe Road
The Pitstop, Dominick Street
Topic Newsagents, Mount Street
Frayne's Home Bakery & Coffee Shop
Caffrey's Bar, Mount Street
Wallace's Pub, Mount Street
Clarke's Bar, Patrick Street
Kerrigan's Pub, Harbour Street
The Spiced Bean Cafe, Mary Street
Maguire's Butchers, Millmount
The Enterprise Centre, Bishopsgate Street
The Old Stand, Dominick Street