Davitt House

Davitt House is the result of successive governments push to move government departments and services out into the provinces. The Department of Agriculture has a significant presence in Castlebar with its food and forestry office acting as the national administration centre for grants for the Farm Improvement Programme and for Livestock. Coillte, the state forestry company also have a base in Davitt House as do Teagasc, the national farm advisory service and the Farm Development Service of DOA. All in all this is a substantial employer and revenue source for Castlebar.

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