Getting Employees for Your Business

"Two hours from an International airport and within 50kms you have a population of over 300,000 - that is a substantial population" Joe McHugh, IDA Ireland, on why Leitrim is an ideal investment location.

The Leaving Certificate is generally regarded as a minimum standard of entry for jobs in Ireland. Leitrim has the highest number of students staying in education to Leaving Certificate level in the State.

Leitrim consistently has a very high number of students that go on to third level education, with 64.2% of students in the college age group going on to third level. This is the highest level for any County that does not have a third level within its County bounds.

Leitrim is a very attractive employment destination for skilled and semi-skilled people. Leitrim is bordered by six counties including Fermanagh in Northern Ireland which makes it very attractive as an employment base due to being able to commute without traffic congestion.

Most of the companies already in Leitrim have attracted a range of graduates who are attracted not just by the job but by the high quality of life available in Leitrim.

Leitrim is within an hour of a number of colleges including: Athlone IT, IT Sligo, Galway Mayo Institute of Technology and South West College in Enniskillen. St Angela’s College which is an associate college of National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG) is also less than an hour away. This gives you the opportunity to get highly skilled graduates from a range of disciplines to work in your business in Leitrim. Check out the colleges to see the specialisms available or contact Leitrim – One Call to Success on 071 9650496 to discuss further.


Athlone IT

IT Sligo


South West College

St Angela’s College