The developers of the Center Parcs holiday village in Co Longford have announced the awarding of €1 million in
supplier contracts to Irish firms.
Coffee chain Java Republic has been awarded a six-figure contract to supply the forest resort’s cafes and bars, w
hile Meath-based Briody Bedding will supply beds and mattresses for the 466 lodges and 30 apartments planned for the site.
Construction work at Centre Parcs Longford Forest in Ballymahon, which is expected to cost €233 million, is alrea
dy well advanced with the resort expected to open next year.
The contract for the construction of the State’s first forest resort was awarded to John Sisk & Son last year.
The operators have also announced a contract with local transport group O’Haire Bus Hire to transport the resor
t’s housekeeping staff to and from the site when it becomes operational.