Cloughjordan Business Network hosts evening on the Cloughjordan Village Ecohostel and Learning Centre

Cloughjordan Business Network (CBN) is hosting an information evening on
Thursday, 12 November on the Cloughjordan Village Ecohostel and Learning Centre, which has been funded by Mid-Shannon Tourism Investment Scheme and which will be open early in 2010.

The meeting take place Thursday, 12 November at 8pm in Grace’s Pub, Lower Main Street, Cloughjordan. The meeting is free, and all business people and potential users of the hostel facilities are welcome.

Developed by Nenagh resident Pa Finucane, the Cloughjordan Village EcoHostel and Learning Centre is an innovative tourism project which will offer a wide range of programmes based on environmental issues, sustainable living and self-development, set in an eco-village environment. The accommodation facilities include a 3-storey building which will house 12 en-suite rooms, a lecture room, 2 tutorial classrooms, a library, a common room, kitchen and dining room and reception area.

At the meeting, Pa will outline why he chose Cloughjordan for this project
and present his business plan, including how the hostel facilities will
benefit local organisations as well as tourists. He will also explain what
the Mid-Shannon Tourism Investment Scheme is and discuss his successful
application under it.

The Cloughjordan Business Network has been formed by Cloughjordan Community Development Association and Sustainable Projects Ireland Limited to provide a forum for local businesses to meet informally to discuss matters of mutual interest and benefit and to explore ways of developing the local economy of Cloughjordan.

So if you have a business or farming interest in tourism and tourist
accommodation and are based in and around Cloughjordan, please mark your diary, bring your business cards and join the Network. No RSVP required.

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