• Agri Business
  • Automotive
  • Business Services
  • Commercial
  • Community Services
  • Construction
  • Education
  • Financial / Legal
  • Food & Beverage
  • Green Field
  • Hospitality
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical
  • Property
  • Property Services
  • Residential
  • Transport

Granard Motte Community Enterprise Limited (GMCE) has been established to develop and manage a new social enterprise for the benefit of the community of Granard, Co. Longford. GMCE has been formed as a community-owned company, limited by guarantee, and has obtained charitable status.

Since its establishment GMCE Ltd has worked tirelessly to achieve the following –
– €10,000 was raised by way of interest free loans from members of the community and local business. This was used to pay a refundable booking deposit on the purchase.
– A 500 Community Members Draw was launched and sold out. This is now in its 3 year and, thanks to the wonderful support of the local community, which includes Granard and the surrounding parishes, this draw realises a profit of approx. €35,000 each year. This has enabled the committee to obtain Bank Funding
– A comprehensive feasibility study was carried out by Exodea Consultants Ltd. This was completed in June 2013.
– GMCE Ltd. met with prospective stakeholders such as the local County Manager, local councillors, Longford Tourism, Failte Ireland, local schools, tour operators, Longford Community

Our Mission Statement

“To establish a Visitor & Educational Centre & Park which will be Self-sustaining,
Create local employment & Inspire our Community.
Reflecting on our Past, Celebrating our present & Moulding our Future.”

Rate us and Write a Review

Your Rating for this listing


Your review is recommended to be at least 140 characters long

Your request has been submitted successfully.

building Own or work here? Claim Now! Claim Now!

Claim This Listing