We are proud to be associated with Fresh Today, who are delivering over 10,000 school lunches daily to students across the county, who qualify for the state’s school meals programme. For more information on LEADER Enterprise funding please contact Helena Dempsey or Tom Bermingham – see details below.
€1.5m in LEADER grant aid is now available to support your niche business during this difficult time. For more information see below.
Our LEADER enterprise team is available to give you support remotely during COVID-19. See further details and information below:
In excess of €1.6 million in LEADER grant aid is available to start-ups and expanding businesses throughout County Wexford in 2020. This presents a huge opportunity for businesses across a range of sectors, to avail of substantial grant aid to enable them to expand or diversify their business thereby creating additional jobs and sustaining existing […]
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 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 […]
In excess of one hundred people turned out at Wells House near Gorey on Wednesday 6th February for a LEADER Tourism Forum hosted by Wexford Local Development (WLD) entitled “Exploring Tourism Opportunities in Wexford”. The forum covered a range of relevant topics and heard from industry experts as well as those directly involved in tourism […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]