Who Is Wexford’s “Best Man”

To celebrate International Men’s Day 2020 on Thursday November 19th, Wexford Local Development is looking for Wexford’s “Best Man” from our Men’s Sheds. In partnership with Traynor’s of Wexford we are looking for nominations for Wexford’s “Best Man” – only condition is that he must be a member of a Men’s Shed based in Co. […]

Free Online Training with the WLD Academy

We’re all having to adapt this year to new guidelines and new ways of learning and WLD is no different. Whilst we can’t meet in person at the moment we can still offer fully certified training modules that you might be interested in trying online. From First Aid to Fire Safety, from HACCP Food Safety […]

Online Healthcare Training

WLD is running some online Healthcare Training . The modules available are Care Support and Infection Prevention and Control. These modules are QQI Level 5 Accredited. You can find your local contact to book a place by clicking here:: Healthcare Training

Parental Anxiety in Lockdown

This year has been a difficult one for parents and the potential for stress is very real. Some children are experiencing levels of anxiety associated with life in a pandemic. Archways has a free webinar for parents caring for anxious children, click here for more information: Parents Understanding Anxiety You can book a place on […]

South West Wexford Tourism Training

An exciting new training opportunity is starting in Shielbaggin. This initiative is 3 mornings a week and includes a training allowance for candidates. It starts on Monday 7th September and there are still some spaces available, for more information please call 053 389530 or email lti@hooktourism.co

Celebrate International Traveller & Roma Day

Wednesday 8th April is International Traveller & Roma Day, a time to show solidarity with Travellers and Roma and celebrate their history and culture. For more information please click on this link: https://www.paveepoint.ie/connecting-cultures-international-traveller-and-roma-day-8th-april/

Schools Out!

With schools currently closed daily life is now very different. Teachers in Wexford are doing a great job in terms of getting work ideas out to families and one of the key messages is mindfulness for all. If you are looking for suggestions and you have access to the internet there are lots of alternative […]

Update on Education & Training Courses

In accordance with national guidelines regarding Covid – 19 Wexford Local Development is temporarily suspending all training and education courses with immediate effect until further notice. This situation will be continuously reviewed and updates issued as appropriate. In the meantime we hope you all stay safe and follow the guidelines and advice on https://www.hse.ie/eng/  . […]

A Discussion on Sleep for Parents

The Child and Family Support Network are organising a free event for parents around the subject of SLEEP!   Parents of children 0-16years! Come join us for a chat about helping your child to get a good night’s sleep. Discussions will take place on sleep issues such as Nightmares, anxiety, bedtime routine, ‘just can’t sleep’ […]

Computer Skills in Gorey

If you would like to take the first step towards improving your computer skills there are two courses in Gorey starting in April. For beginners there’s Basic IT and if you are thinking about getting a recognised IT qualification we also have Pre-ECDL. Both courses are just 3 hours per week for 6 weeks, to […]