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Expressions of Interest sought for Páirc Mara, Marine Innovation Park

Údarás na Gaeltachta welcomes expressions of interest (EOI) from potential project promoters in the marine sector who may be interested in establishing a presence at Páirc na Mara, a Marine Innovation Park in Cill Chiaráin, Connemara, Co. Galway.

Páirc na Mara will be developed as a state of the art, low carbon, Marine Innovation Park, located in Cill Chiaráin, Co. Galway. Cill Chiaráin is located on the southern edge of the Connemara Gaeltacht approximately 45 miles from Galway City. The site which will accommodate the Marine Innovation Park comprises approximately 9.01ha. The facility will encompass a variety of marine related activities, where productive sector enterprises , public bodies, state development agencies and the research community will work together to add value to their products and services and to maximise the development potential of the marine sector in the region.

In line with stated government policy, the development of Páirc na Mara will drive the sustainable growth of the marine economy locally, within the region and the country.

Submission Instructions:
Respondents shall submit their Expressions of Interest by word document, either by post or email to:
Máire Ní Éinniú,
Feidhmeannach Forbartha/Development Executive,
Rannóg Taighde & Forbairt Earnálacha,
Údarás na Gaeltachta,
Na Forbacha,
Contae na Gaillimhe.

or m.nieinniu@udaras.ie

The submission deadline is 1 December, 2017.

The Expression of Interest Guidelines may be downloaded here.

Media queries:
Páid Ó Neachtain | PR Executive – Údarás na Gaeltachta
Phone: 091-503111 Email: pon@udaras.ie