FREE Climate Action Training Course

Climate Change is challenging our society both nationally and locally and will have considerable impact on local Wexford communities. To address this challenge Wexford Local Development (WLD) is offering a FREE climate action training course to help you and your community build climate awareness and local climate capacity. This FREE 4 week course offers participants an exciting […]

LEADER funding to drive post-Covid recovery in Co Wexford

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 […]

EuroBlue flourishes in uncertain times with support from the LEADER Programme

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 […]

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 […]

LEADER Enterprise Grants To Deliver 250 New Jobs in County Wexford

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 […]

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 […]