About Mullingar Employment Action Group


Mullingar Employment Action Group was formed resulting from a public meeting held in 1986 in Mullingar, in an effort to respond to the high level of unemployment which existed in the area. Since its inception the Action Group has been responsible for the creation of over 3000 jobs in the Mullingar area and it's surrounds. 

 

A Limited Liability Company, Mullingar Employment Action Group was established in 1990, when a new purpose built Enterprise Centre was established in Bishopsgate St. Mullingar comprising of some 19 enterprise units.

 

In a follow up phase of development, through a new company, ‘Mullingar Enterprise Technology and Innovation Centre Ltd., MEAG further developed the job and enterprise creation concept in a brand new Enterprise Centre at Clonmore Industrial Estate in Mullingar. This new Enterprise Centre, comprising of 12 larger units (500-100 square foot) was opened in 2008.

 

Our Aim?

  • To create new and develop existing enterprises which would provide viable employment in the environs of Mullingar. 
  • To create a central community image and presence aimed at the promotion of Mullingar as a Town of enterprise and initiative, able to attract new and innovative entrepreneurial ideas. 
  • To provide by means of a voluntary Business Advice Panel, a confidential advice and support service to local people starting up business enterprises. 
  • To establish and manage viable businesses, which may or may not be owned by the community. 
  • To acquire the necessary funds from the local community (including business and financial institutions operating in the area) and from the relevant State Agencies and National/International organisations. 
  • To create a structure competent in the management of projects, new and established, in which the community has a function. 
  • To create and develop a permanent central community structure capable of maintaining the above objectives.