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Safe Pass training in Enniscorthy

The Safe Pass course covers all aspects of on site safety as per the requirements of the Solas Safe Pass Health and Safety Awareness Training Programme. It is a legal requirement for any worker on a building site or similar workplaces to have a Safe Pass. This course is essential for any person seeking work […]

Scholarships for Adult Learners for Higher Education Now Open

    Are you over 23 and planning to go to college this year?   Uversity is now accepting applications for its HIGHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ADULT LEARNERS that are intended to remove financial barriers so that adult learners can unlock their potential and realise their ambitions. Uversity’s scholarships will provide multi-annual financial support for […]

Up to €200,000 grant aid available to Wexford artisan & small food businesses through LEADER

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, and the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, launched the ‘LEADER Food Initiative’ – a €15 million national fund for artisan/small food and beverage businesses in mid 2018. The Fund provides financial supports to new and existing businesses for the renovation […]

LEADER Tourism Forum at Wells House – 6th February

Wexford Local Development will host a tourism forum on Wednesday 6th February 2019. The forum will focus on “Exploring Tourism Opportunities in Co Wexford” and be held in the new Robertson Hall at Wells House & Gardens near Gorey from 2.30pm – 4.30pm. The availability of almost €1m in LEADER grant aid for both start-up […]

Healthcare Training in New Ross

‘Care of the Older Person’ – a QQI Level 5 module will be available in New Ross starting in February. To find out if this training is for you please contact Noreen on 053 9155885 or at  ndake@wld.ie

Exploring Tourism Opportunities in County Wexford – LEADER Forum

Wexford Local Development is hosting a LEADER Tourism Forum on Wednesday, 6th February 2019 in Wells House and Gardens from 2.30pm – 4.30pm. The main aim of the event is to discuss how the grant aid available under the LEADER Programme 2014 – 2020 can support new and existing tourism businesses and initiatives throughout County Wexford.  Other […]

Meitheal Awards Recognise Achievement of Young People in Co. Wexford

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

Driver Theory Preparation in Enniscorthy

A seven week Driver Preparation Course is starting soon in Enniscorthy. This course offers learners the chance to prepare for the Driver Theory test and includes the opportunity to take the test. For more info or to register please contact Caitriona on 053 9155864 or csmith@wld.ie

Safer Internet Day 2019

Today is Safer Internet Day (SID),  an EU wide initiative to promote a safer internet for all users, especially young people. It is promoted in Ireland by the PDST Technology in Education and Webwise. The Theme for Safer Internet Day is “Together for a Better Internet“. Safer Internet Day 2019 will be celebrated on Tuesday, February 5th. […]