About The cube

The CUBE is a Midlands-based national centre of excellence focussed on facilitating economic growth, innovation and education in the Low Carbon and Renewables industry.

Our Vision

Creating a globally attractive location for the establishment of sustainable focussed business, through a world class cluster of skilled personnel, sustainable

innovation development, design and infrastructural capabilities that will provide regional competitive advantage in the Low Carbon economy of the future.


The CUBE is funded by Enterprise Ireland under the Regional Enterprise Development Fund (REDF). Strategically positioned in Portlaoise in the heart of the Midlands of Ireland, the centre will be a 10,000 Sq. foot Low Carbon focussed innovation hub operating in the intersection between research, corporates, and community to ensure Ireland is future proofed to benefit from movement to Carbon Neutrality.


Our People

Niall Kelly
CUBE Centre Director

The Board

John Mullholland

CEO Laois County Council

Gerry Murphy

CFO Laois county Council

Evelyn Reddin

Head of Enterprise Laois LEO

Advisory board

Ken Finegan
Managing Director Greenfield Global

Louise Phelan
CEO Phelan Energy

Hazel Peavoy
Strategic Senior business Partner Walton Centre

James Maloney
Regional Officer Enterprise Ireland

Cube Centre Portlaoise

Ken Whitelaw
Regional manager IDA