FÁS – (Foras Aiseanna Saothair)
Name / Title
Case Study Region
BMW, West of Ireland – Roscommon
National, with county and regional-level branches.
Government; advice service; training scheme; project; partnership
Employment/recruitment; advice to industry/community enterprise.
Target beneficiaries / market
Current Funding source(s)
Department of Enterprise, Trade & Innovation
FÁS is the National Training and Employment Authority. Its functions include the operation of training and employment programmes, the provision of an employment/recruitment service, an advisory service for industry and support for community-based enterprises. Its main training centre in the west is located in Galway City, with employment services offices located in other county towns. There is one employment services office in Roscommon Town.