Traveller Mental Health Conference

Wexford Local Development’s Traveller Community Health Programme, in partnership with the Health Service Executive, are organising a Mental Health Conference for Wexford Travellers on Wednesday next, January, 31st, 2018 in the Ferrycarrig Hotel, Wexford. This is an evening event, from 7pm to 10pm, with inputs from both statutory and community mental health service providers in […]

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 […]

Successful Seminar on Community Financing

  Over 100 representatives of community, voluntary, non profit and sporting organisations attended a seminar held by Wexford Local Development (WLD) last night (Thursday 28th April) in the Riverside Park Hotel, Enniscorthy. The large attendance included community representatives from all parts of Co. Wexford, ranging from recently established groups to those who have been successfully […]

Financing Your Community

  Wexford Local Development is hosting a seminar on Thursday 28th April on the topic of Financing Your Community Organisation. The seminar will be held in the Riverside Park Hotel, Enniscorthy.   This seminar will be of interest to all community organisations including local development groups, sports clubs and social enterprises. The seminar will examine […]

Another Award for Wells House & Gardens

Shortly after being voted Ireland’s Best Family Day Out by Today FM listeners, Wells House & Gardens has received another national award. Sabine Rosler of Wells House and Gardens has won first prize in the Agri Business Innovation Award at the FBD Women and Agriculture Awards sponsored by FBD, Teagasc & the Farmers Journal. These […]

Restored Institute Building re-opens in Enniscorthy

The 150 year old large red bricked structure known as the Church Institute situated on the corner of Castle Street and Church Street in Enniscorthy has been beautifully restored and is now opened as a community facility available to the wider community including children, youth groups, adults, people with disabilities and special interest groups. In […]

Wexford company at the helm of the food summit

Wexford based company, Good Food Ireland founded and managed by Margaret Jeffares was the driving force behind the biggest ever showcase of Irish artisan food producers and chefs at the 3-Day Web Summit in Dublin last week. The brainchild of Wicklow man,Paddy Cosgrave, the Web Summit brought in excess of 20,000 people to Dublin for […]

LEADER funding key to expansion of The Rug Hub equine laundry business in Camolin, Co Wexford

Wexford Local Development (WLD) through the LEADER programme 2007-2013 have played a key role in the development of The Rug Hub – a niche rural business operating in North Wexford. Owned and managed by Beryl Power, the Rug Hub was established in the autumn of 2007 and is currently operating from converted stables on her […]

School days in the village launched in The Ballagh

Sunday, 14th June 2014 was a memorable day in the life of the community of The Ballagh, a rural parish enveloped in a rich history and heritage. located in the heart of Co Wexford. This time last year, the local school Parents Association decided that it would be good for the community to record and preserve […]

The Woodturning Studio – Wexford Craft Trail

The Woodturning Studio, Gorey, Co Wexford Having always had a passion for woodturning, Robert O Connor concentrated on kitchen and cabinet making for more than twenty years. The downturn in the economy in recent years, with the resultant fall in demand for kitchen units was instrumental in Robert’s decision to explore alternative income streams.  His […]

Wexford Lavender Farm – the county’s newest tourism attraction

Wexford Lavender Farm, the county’s newest tourist attraction was officially opened recently by RTE Broadcaster, Joe Duffy.  Located in lovely rolling countryside near Inch in North Wexford, the unique facility set on a working farm is the brainchild of owners Moira & Cary Hart is set to become one of the top tourist attractions in […]