New Ross Workshop for Work

Do you need help getting ready to find work? If you’re out of work at the moment, and frustrated that you’re getting nowhere  then this relaxed and informal workshop is definitely for you!     It will help you put together a good CV and  give you tips on how to go about looking for […]

Toolkit For Enniscorthy Mammies

Wet, cold, wintry weather can can leave parents stressed if they are housebound with young children. Join us for a series of weekly group workshops in Templeshannon Community Centre every Thursday morning, starting November 6th,  covering a range of activities that can help you entertain your young children over the winter months. You will also […]

Wexford Workshop for Work

  Do you need help getting ready to find work? If you’re out of work at the moment, and frustrated that you’re getting nowhere  then this relaxed and informal workshop is definitely for you!     Maybe you’ve thought or said something like this: I’m wasting my time handing out CV’s! I hate interviews! This […]

Safe Pass Training in Wexford

A valid Safe Pass is essential for anyone looking to work in construction and other workplaces. WLD is providing free safe pass training in November for eligible participants. Once completed your safe pass card will be valid for four years. To register or find out if you are eligible please contact Orlaith on 053 9155800 […]

HELP – I’ve tried everywhere but can’t get a job!

Then try our CV & Interview Skills workshop  in Enniscorthy and Gorey this Autumn. It’s a short, relaxed workshop that will help you to do up a CV and show you what to do at a job interview…..and what NOT to do! It may also help you to decide where to look for work. More […]

Pre-ECDL in Gorey

Pre-ECDL computer course starting this Autumn in Gorey. This course helps prepare learners who are thinking about getting a qualification in IT skills. You will improve your computer skills and become familiar with what it takes to pass an ECDL course. The course is ideal for people who want to refresh their IT skills or […]

Update your computer skills with ECDL

If your are good with the computer but want to improve your skills and gain a recognised IT qualification our ECDL course starting this Autumn might be the ideal solution. ECDL is an internationally recognised programme and this course covers 4 core modules – Online Essentials, Word, Computer Essentials and Excel Spreadsheets. To register or […]

We Pose The Question – Are We There Yet?

On Saturday, October 13th, Wexford Local Development poses the question Are We There Yet? in relation to equality for women in Ireland at its annual Community Conference, which will be held this year in the wonderful venue that is the Spiegeltent on Wexford Quay. An inspiring morning starts off at 9am with positive discussions, ideas […]

Still searching for that job…..but with no luck?

Try our CV & Interview Skills workshop  in Wexford this October. It’s a short, relaxed workshop that will help you to do up a CV and show you what to do at a job interview…..and what NOT to do! It may also help you to decide where to look for work. More importantly, it will […]

New Ross & District “Best in Tourism” Award 2018

Wexford Local Development is delighted to sponsor the “Best in Tourism” award in the 2018 New Ross & District, Business & Community Awards. Now in their eleventh year, these awards provide businesses and community groups in the town and district an opportunity to share their inspiring stories and showcase achievements. Entry is free and open […]

Celebration of Success

People from all over Wexford who have successfully taken part in training with Wexford Local Development will be attending a series of Awards Evening around the county in the next few weeks. The training courses, which are funded under SICAP (Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme) are QQI accredited and were mostly in the area […]

Vacancy for Wexford Trails Development Officer (Part-Time)

  Wexford Local Development is inviting applications for the following new contract role: Wexford Trails Development Officer (Part-Time)   Applications from suitable individuals or organisations should include: Details of qualifications, experience and relevant track record in Tourism, Project Management and Marketing An outline of your understanding of the scope and key objectives of the project […]

Meitheal Awards Day 2018

Meitheal Leaders from all over County Wexford were presented with their Certificates of Achievement at a ceremony in the County Hall, Carricklawn, Wexford on Tuesday January 16th. Barbara Anne Murphy Leas Cathaoirleach of Wexford County Council formally opened the ceremony and warmly congratulated and thanked the Meitheal Leaders for their work and dedication. Michael Wall […]

Healthcare Training – Gorey

Fall Prevention Workshop Wexford Local Development, Clonattin Corner, Gorey Wednesday, February 7th, 9.30 am – 1.00 pm This free workshop is valuable for anyone interested in working in healthcare – either in the nursing home setting or with a home care provider. Find out more here

Free Healthcare Workshop

Safeguarding the Vulnerable Adult Essential workshop for those interested in working with individuals with Intellectual Disability or with older people Wexford Local Development, Spawell Road, Wexford Tuesday, February 6th 2018 9.30 am – 1.00 pm Click for more info

Free training for January 2018

Wexford Local Development has a number of training opportunities available from January 2018. Places are free for eligible participants. Training available includes Manual Handling, Safe Pass, Driver Theory Preparation, Basic IT and Pre-ECDL and can be accessed in Wexford, Gorey, Enniscorthy and New Ross, for more info call 053 9155800

Communicating with People with Dementia Workshop

Wexford Local Development hosted this workshop in Enniscorthy on December 20th, attended by 16 individuals and facilitated by The Irish Hospice Foundation. It was the third occasion this year that WLD provided this workshop for participants on its healthcare courses.     The workshop gives individuals an opportunity to improve their confidence and competence when communicating […]

safeTALK – Suicide Alert Training

safeTALK is a half day training programme that prepares the participant to identify people with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources. On December 5th in Enniscorthy, this training was held by Wexford Local Development and facilitated by the HSE Suicide Resource Office.  The course was attended by 15 individuals, made up of healthcare […]

Cardiac First Response Training

A group of WLD healthcare clients took part in this training course in Order of Malta Training HQ, Wexford,  on Tuesday, December 12th. The comprehensive and practically – based training was developed by the Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC) as a national standard to ensure that those who suffer cardiac arrest in the community are given […]

Care Support Healthcare module in Wexford

Care Support – QQI Level 5 healthcare module is now available in Wexford on Monday afternoons. This is an accredited module dealing with the knowledge, skills and competence required for working in a healthcare setting. Care Support is also an essential component for people looking to obtain a major healthcare award. For more information or to […]

Updates on WLD Services during Storm Ophelia

WLD will provide service updates on our website, Facebook & Twitter accounts as Storm Ophelia tracks over Ireland. Current situation: All our offices & services are suspended on Monday, 16th October. This includes the WARM Project, Little Jobs Service, training courses, Local Employment Service, Homework & After-school groups, Study groups, community services and any other […]

Cracking the College Code

Are you or is someone you know thinking about going to college? What’s it like to be a first year student in university? How do you decide what’s right for you? Wexford Local Development is hosting a free event for students and their families interested in finding out more about the college experience. It’s on 25th […]

Food Safety and Hygiene Courses coming soon

Interested in working in catering, hospitality or food retail? Cafes, restaurants, deli’s, bars and outlets preparing food for sale or retail need staff qualified in Food Safety and Hygiene. We have two day courses coming soon to Wexford, Enniscorthy, Gorey and new Ross that are accredited by the Environmental Health Authority of Ireland. To find […]

New Healthcare Courses Available

Wexford Local Development has some additional Healthcare Course starting soon including Activities of Living Patient Care in Wexford, Care of the Older Person in New Ross and Care Skills in Enniscorthy. These are all QQI Level 5 modules and level 5 Communications is also available for people looking to complete modules towards a major award. For […]

WLD 2016 Annual Report Published

2016 was another busy and challenging year for Wexford Local Development. Our experience during the year is outlined in our recently published Annual Report. In the report we look at the changes and challenges in our sector as well as the impact of our work across Co. Wexford with: people communities children, young people and families enterprise […]

Under 25? Living in Enniscorthy? This may be for you…..

Under 25 Work Placement Programme Are You……15 to 24 years old? Interested in working? Lacking some key skills? No work experience? Then this is the course for you!   Click here for further details or see our Calendar of Events To Register, contact Noreen Dake, Youth Employment Officer, on 053-9155885 or 085-7517600 email: ndake@wld.ie or call into our office […]

New Beginnings: Young Mothers/Young Women’s Programme

We are recruiting for a free part-time course in Wexford designed for young mothers and young women aged 18-25 years. The course will offer QQI Modules in Customer Service and Communications and will also include crafting and sewing classes Beginning June 2017 – Tuesday & Thursday mornings in Wexford Town. For more information please contact: […]

Meitheal Awards 2017

Meitheal Leaders from all over County Wexford were presented with their Certificates of Achievement at a ceremony in the County Hall, Carricklawn, Wexford on 25.04.17. Minister Paul Kehoe was in attendance and congratulated the Leaders on their huge and committed role in creating a safe and secure environment for in-coming first years. Jacinta Kitt, author […]

Deadline For Applications Extended

Wexford Local Development is currently recruiting for the following: Project Officer (LEADER Programme) – Please Note: Application deadline extended to 5pm on Tuesday, 18th of April. The successful candidate will be part of a team responsible for implementing the LEADER  Programme 2014-2020 in Co. Wexford. The Project Officer will support businesses and communities to access […]

Making A Difference Together

  Wexford Local Development was delighted to be joined by community representatives from throughout Co. Wexford for their annual Community Conference in the Riverbank House Hotel, Wexford on Saturday last, April 8th.   The theme of the event, “Who’s Listening?”, focused on how to increase participation at all levels in communities around the county and workshops […]

Children & Young People Services Provider Panel

Wexford Local Development is developing a panel of suitably qualified and experienced service providers to supplement existing community based activities with children and young people in the following areas: Literacy/Numeracy Support Homework Support Physical Activities; including Fitness, Dance & Drama Learning through Creativity After-schools Group Leaders   Specific Geographical Communities: Enniscorthy Town, Bunclody, Ferns/Camolin, Courtown/Riverchapel, […]

WLD Enterprise Stand (32) at Wexford Expo 2016

Are you are in the process of starting or expanding your business? Visit Wexford Local Development’s Enterprise Stand No. 32 at the Wexford Business Expo 2016 for advice on the supports available. WLD focuses on supporting new and existing entrepreneurs and will assist you develop your ideas into a business. Enterprise Supports Include: The LEADER Programme […]