WLD Goes The Extra Mile

Wexford Local Development has a long and strong history of working with young people, who are not engaged in education, employment or training. We were delighted that our work in this area was showcased at both national and EU level, as part of a report launched by Pobal, the Department of Rural and Community Development and the […]

Radio Rosslare – Learning by doing outside the classroom

Wexford Local Development delivers a range of locally based non-formal educational and developmental opportunities to young people across Co. Wexford, targeting areas that have traditionally lacked access to opportunities. One such Local Learning Partnership Initiative this summer had 4 partners, Wexford Local Development, Cois Barry Community House ( Rosslare ), Yola Hedge School and Family Centre ( […]

Rebuilding the Helen Blake

On Friday, February 20th 1914, a Norwegian boat called the Mexico was shipwrecked in a storm on the Keeragh Islands, close to Bannow. Despite the gale force storms, a lifeboat called the Helen Blake from the Fethard on Sea RNLI Lifeboat station set out with 14 crew members to rescue the crew of the Mexico. As […]

Cover Story on Changing Ireland

Breaking news! Wexford features prominently in the latest edition of ‘Changing Ireland’ magazine, the national magazine of the Local and Community Development Programme. Congratulations to Stephen Doyle of the Wexford Youth Action Group on the publication of his first piece of journalism – Stephen’s article on the Tus/LCDP Youth Employment Programme in Enniscorthy is well […]

Youth Network

Wexford Local Development has set up a series of workshops that will bring young people with experience of unemployment together, with a focus on advocating for better services and increased work opportunities for 18 – 25 year olds. The workshops will start on Tuesday, September 24th 2013 and continue until early 2014, with sessions taking […]

WLD in Gorey

WLD has put together a listing of what services we offer in the Gorey area, over the next few months. Download WLD Gorey Services – July- September 2013 Services include support around starting your own business, Labour Market Training, out-of-school activities for young people and our Little Jobs Services for older people, to name but […]

WLD in Bunclody

WLD provides a range of services and activities to individuals and communities in the Bunclody area. Our actions include employment guidance, training, enterprise supports, local community activities and educational initiatives. Download Bunclody WLD Services July – September 2013 Please feel free to contact our staff for any further information on what WLD is doing in […]

WLD Services in Enniscorthy

If you are from Enniscorthy then you may be interested in some of the events and services that Wexford Local Development is providing around the town over the next three months. Download Enniscorthy WLD Services July – September 2013 We’ve compiled a full listing of what we have to offer in the areas of Enterprise, […]

Summer Fun In Enniscorthy

As the Summer Fun season kicks off, communities across Co. Wexford will become hives of activity, with recreational activities for children ongoing during the month of July. WLD works with local communities in Wexford, New Ross, Enniscorthy, Bunclody and Clonroche to enable local community groups to provide a range of activities in their own areas. […]

‘A Missing Generation? Youth Unemployment in Co. Wexford – the Stories behind the Statistics’

Research Report, June 2013 Census 2011 figures have revealed that Co. Wexford has the third highest rate of unemployment amongst 15 – 24 year olds in the country. With an unemployment rate of 47%, almost one in every two young people in the labour force is currently without work. In November 2012, Wexford Local Development […]