FREE Climate Action Training Course

Climate Change is challenging our society both nationally and locally and will have considerable impact on local Wexford communities. To address this challenge Wexford Local Development (WLD) is offering a FREE climate action training course to help you and your community build climate awareness and local climate capacity. This FREE 4 week course offers participants an exciting […]

LEADER funding to drive post-Covid recovery in Co Wexford

As featured in the Wexford People paper on Tuesday 16th March 2021   WEXFORD Local Development (WLD) has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Rural & Community Development Heather Humphreys TD, and the Minister for Agriculture Food & Marine Charlie McConalogue TD, of an increased allocation of €70 million in 2021 & 2022 for […]

Sports Capital 2021 Guidance Workshop

Wexford Local Development & Sports Active Wexford hosted a Sports Capital Programme Guidance workshop on the evening of Wednesday, January 20th. The workshop, which was held over Zoom, aimed to provide information and guidance to clubs and groups considering submitting an application to the 2021 Sports Capital Programme. Clubs and community groups from across Co […]

WLD supports lead to job opportunities for marginalised

As featured in the Wexford People Paper – Tuesday 15th September NEW research from the ESRI has revealed that people who are supported through the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) are up to 18 per cent more likely to progress to employment or self-employment as a result. At the launch of the research […]

Wexford Sanctuary Ambassadors Publish Manifesto

A local community group in Co. Wexford have published a manifesto detailing suggested changes and reforms to the international protection system and direct provision. The Wexford Sanctuary Ambassadors are made up primarily of people seeking international protection, refugees and migrants who are living in Co. Wexford.   The Ambassadors launched their declaration at a special […]

Wexford Local Development is rolling out a series of free Community Leadership & Capacity Building Courses in the districts of Enniscorthy, Wexford and New Ross commencing in the autumn. The course will provide opportunities to explore an understanding of community, the role of the leader, look at building capacity to represent others, consider how to […]