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center parcsOver a thousand jobs will be created in Longford after a new holiday village was granted full planning permission.

An Bord Pleanála has given the green light for Center Parcs to create The Longford Forest Village – a 230 million euro project.

It’ll include more than 400 lodges near Ballymahon when it opens in 2019 and will have room for 2,500 guests.

There will also be treehouses, a spa, restaurants and a sub tropical pool area with water slides.

750 jobs will be created during the construction phase.