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Mowlam is 17pc up

OUR largest nursing care group Mowlam Healthcare recorded a 17pc boost in turnover to €30.2m for 2010.

The company, which provides private nursing home care for elderly people, created 123 new jobs in 2010. There are 803 people employed by the group in its 16 nursing homes throughout Ireland with a total capacity of over 900 beds.

The demand for nursing home care in Ireland continues to grow. This demand is forecasted to double over the next 20 years as a result of an aging population.