Driver Theory preparation in Gorey

Passing your driver theory test is the first step to getting your driving licence and getting on the road. WLD has a course in June to prepare you for the test, it’s free of charge and, if you complete the course we’ll arrange an official test appointment for you. To register or find out more […]

Free Community Leadership & Capacity Building Training Course in Gorey

Wexford Local Development is rolling out a series of Community Leadership & Capacity Building Courses across the county this year.  The first course will take place in Well’s House this May & June for community groups from the Gorey District.  The programme will provide opportunity to explore an understanding of community, the role of the […]

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County Wexford Business Awards 2019 – REMINDER

  REMINDER to join in and be part of the most prestigious & reputable business event namely the County Wexford Business Awards 2019.  The Wexford Business Awards, now in their eleventh year, are county wide awards recognising the entrepreneurialism, innovation, diversity and talent of businesses across all sectors. The awards honour Wexford’s industry leaders through the […]

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€266,713 LEADER Grant Aid for two Wexford food producers

Wexford Local Community Development Committee and Wexford Local Development recently approved LEADER Food Initiative grant aid totaling €266,713 for two well known Wexford food producers, Kelly’s Bakery in Wexford town and Wexford Home Preserves in New Ross. The LEADER Food Initiative is managed jointly by the Department of Rural and Community Development and the Department […]

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Women for Election Campaigning and Media/PR Training

In Wexford in 2014, 60 of 70 local election candidates were men. That’s 86% of the county’s ballot. This April 4th, Women for Election and Wexford Local Development are coming together for a Campaigning and Media/PR Training evening, from 5pm to 9pm in Wexford Arts Centre. The event is open to female-identifying candidates & campaigners from communities […]

Great opportunity from LEADER for the Wexford Food & Beverage Sector

Up to €200,000 in grant aid is now available from LEADER to micro and small businesses operating in the Food & Beverage sector in County Wexford. The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, and the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, launched this ‘LEADER Food Initiative’ in mid […]

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Networking with Enniscorthy & District Chamber

  On Friday, 8th March 2019,  Enniscorthy & District Chamber hosted another innovative networking lunch at Kilcannon Garden Centre.   Chamber Development Officer Jimmy Gahan invited Helena Dempsey, Enterprise Development Officer of Wexford Local Development to speak to the Chamber members and guests present about the current LEADER Programme 2014 – 2020. An informative overview of […]

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Vacancy: Receptionist/Administration Assistant – Gorey

Wexford Local Development is recruiting for the following position: RECEPTIONIST/ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT IN  OUR GOREY OFFICE Wexford Local Development is a community based organisation delivering a range of programmes that address the needs of individuals and communities experiencing disadvantage across the county.  Our programmes include training, employment and enterprise supports for individuals and programmes delivering community development […]

Pre-ECDL Computer Training in Enniscorthy

Coming soon to Enniscorthy, this course prepares learners for what to expect if moving on to take an accredited ECDL course. It offers learners the chance to improve their skills with a special focus on the four core modules of ECDL – Computer Essentials, Word, Online Essentials and Spreadsheets. The course runs for 3hrs per […]