€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 […]

Up to €200,000 grant aid available to Wexford artisan & small food businesses through LEADER

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, and the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, launched the ‘LEADER Food Initiative’ – a €15 million national fund for artisan/small food and beverage businesses in mid 2018.   The Fund provides financial supports to new and existing businesses for the […]

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 […]

Exploring Tourism Opportunities in County Wexford – LEADER Forum

Wexford Local Development is hosting a LEADER Tourism Forum on Wednesday, 6th February 2019 in Wells House and Gardens from 2.30pm – 4.30pm. The main aim of the event is to discuss how the grant aid available under the LEADER Programme 2014 – 2020 can support new and existing tourism businesses and initiatives throughout County Wexford.  Other […]

WLD now inviting applications for LEADER business grants of up to €200,000

Wexford Local Development have announced that €1.5m in LEADER grant aid is available for niche start-up and expanding businesses across a range of sectors to include tourism, food, creative industries and general enterprise. Grant aid of up to 50% for capital and marketing costs is on offer to both micro and small businesses – those […]