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 […]

Wexford Communities say it’s time for play!

13 local groups share almost €380k of LEADER funding to support the development of play facilities.   Wexford Local Development (WLD) and Wexford Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) have today announced the allocation of €379,714 towards the costs of developing ten new playgrounds, one multi user games area and two outdoor gyms in County Wexford.   Thirteen […]

Community Leadership & Capacity Building Training

Wexford Local Development is tendering for the delivery of community leadership and capacity building training for the voluntary and community sector in County Wexford.  The training will be funded under the LEADER 2014-2020 Rural Development Programme. The overall aim of the training is to foster future leadership within the voluntary, community sector, helping to build […]

Over €800,000 LEADER Funding Awarded to Community Groups

Fourteen community groups from across the county have been successful in their application to fund the development of local facilities.  The recipients stretch from New Ross to Gorey, with a variety of projects being awarded LEADER grant aid, through Wexford Local Development working in partnership with Wexford County Council.  Funding has been provided for the […]