Latest Laois News: Dawn Meats Rathdowney awarded almost five million Euro in funding under Capital Investment Scheme
Dawn Meats Rathdowney awarded funding under Capital Investment Scheme – Fleming
Sean Fleming T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Finance is pleased to confirm that Dawn Meats Ireland in Rathdowney is one of 22 projects awarded funding under the Capital Investment Scheme for the Processing and Marketing of Agricultural Products.
Funding details are:
Dawn Meats Ireland, Rathdowney, Co Laois: For Capital enhancements to facilities €4,366,495
This €70m investment nationally is part of the €100m Scheme first announced on 28 December 2020. This funding is to enable the sector to develop and diversify, following Britain’s exit from the European Union and will help farmers and those working in food production to attract new markets and customers, making their business more resilient and sustainable into the long-term.
“I am pleased to see the Government investment and support for this sector which is a key industry in Rural Ireland. The beef sector is particularly important in County Laois and a large number of farming families depend on this industry as their main source of income. This Laois meat factory is very accessible to all farmers in the region and this investment in Rathdowney will benefit many people in Laois and surrounding areas.”