What are Smart Villages? Smart Villages are communities in rural areas that use innovative solutions to improve their ability to adapt to change, building on local strengths and opportunities. This 3min video by the European Network for Rural Development explains the concept: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckB71hb0kx0 Why are Smart Villages important? Smart Villages work as a collective, implementing […]
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 […]
As featured in the Wexford People Paper – Tuesday 2nd March 2021 EuroBlue flourishes in uncertain times A business located in rural Wexford is establishing itself as one of the country’s premier producers of a liquid used to reduce harmful emissions from diesel vehicles. EuroBlue, which is in Ballybrennan in Bree, was set up in […]
As featured in this week’s Wexford People – LEADER grants will create 250 new jobs for County Wexford. See full article below
During 2020, Wexford Local Community Development Committee in partnership with Wexford Local Development awarded LEADER grant aid of €1.58m to twenty-six businesses in the county to facilitate business expansion and diversification. This was in addition to a further €2.8m awarded to fifty-four businesses between July 2017 and December 2019. Successful businesses come from a diverse […]
The National Rural Network (NRN) has launched a LEADER Impact Campaign today to celebrate the impact of the LEADER Programme on rural communities across Ireland. They are asking participants, who have received funding under the current LEADER Programme (2014-2020), to tell their story of how LEADER has impacted their community, enterprise, organisation or indeed local […]
€1.2m in LEADER grant aid is now available for the development of new & existing niche businesses. For information please contact Helena Dempsey on 087 173 7502 or Tom Bermingham on 085 823 9314
Wishing all businesses the very best of luck with your re-opening especially those that we worked with and supported under LEADER. Contact Helena Dempsey on 087 1737502 or Tom Bermingham on 085 8239314 to discuss the supports and financial assistance available to your new or existing nice enterprise.
Local company DC Fabrication have designed and engineered a great new product that allows for hands free sanitation and has been featured in this week’s Wexford People paper. For more information on LEADER funding please contact Helena Dempsey – firstname.lastname@example.org or Tom Bermingham – email@example.com
WLD supports new and existing SME across County Wexford through LEADER grant aid. Our short video will give you an insight of the supports available. Contact Helena Dempsey on 087 173 7502 or Tom Bermingham on 085 823 9314 to see if LEADER can support your SME.