Guidance Document

Development of Rural Working Hubs

Guidance Document for the Development of Rural Working Hubs, a first for Irish local authorities, sets out a key considerations for developing opportunities to live and work within their local communities through a variety of different work spaces in their locality. 

This strategy has been shortlisted for Local Authority Innovation Category of the seventeenth annual Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards 2021. It was also shortlisted in the Economy category of the prestigious European-wide Innovation in Politics Awards 2021.

It is filled with practical information on the requirements for setting up, developing and running a rural working hub. It also covers long-term sustainability of the hubs. The information also covers supports and funding available for the development of rural working hubs.  

This document was developed in the context of COVID-19. It also works to address the 3,324 workers traveling outside County Longford for work (2016 Census), with a resulting migration of economic and social activity and climate impacts.

Read the full Guidance Document for the Development of Rural Working Hubs.

County Longford Rural Working Hubs

Remote working hubs in County Longford offer individuals, entrepreneur and visitors office spaces with hot desks, printers, smart TVs and high-speed WIFI and many more facilities. Book your desk in AbbeyshruleArdaghEdgeworthstownLongford TownMoydowMoyneMullinalaghta or The Yard Hub, Abbeyshrule

Find out more about County Longford Remote Working Hubs.

Further Information

For those interested in discussing developing a rural working hub, email