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					Agency:            Leitrim County Development Board

Contact Details:

Tel:               071 9650496

Email:             dce@leitrimcoco.ie               Web:            www.leitrim.ie

Key Services:

Leitrim County Development Board operates through the Community & Economic Development
Department of Leitrim County Council. Leitrim County Development Board was established in 2000
and is made up of all the partners that provide social, economic and cultural services in County
Leitrim. Some of the agencies on the board include: Leitrim County Council, County Enterprise
Board, FÁS, Dept. of Social Protection, Leitrim Development Company, HSE, VEC, Enterprise Ireland,
IDA, Teagasc, Leitrim County Childcare Committee , An Garda Siochana and Western Development
Commission.

The County Development Board operates by developing joint projects between a number of the
above agencies to provide a more rounded service.

Some of the projects Leitrim County Development Board are involved in which impact on people
looking for work or thinking of setting up their own business include:

       -   The development and upkeep of www.leitrim.ie which provides information on living and
           working in Leitrim, businesses in Leitrim, new initiatives or programmes available in the
           county and direct links to activities across economic, social and cultural development in the
           county;



       -   Leitrim Third level has been bringing courses from different colleges to Leitrim since 2004 –
           details of courses are provided at www.leitrimthirdlevel.ie ;

       -   Leitrim County Development Board acts as a central contact point for people thinking of
           setting up a business and who are not sure what supports are available to them. All such
           enquiries will be given information on the supports available to them and a follow up
           meeting or call will be arranged from the relevant agency for their particular query.

				
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