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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 […]

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 […]

WLD supports lead to job opportunities for marginalised

As featured in the Wexford People Paper – Tuesday 15th September NEW research from the ESRI has revealed that people who are supported through the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) are up to 18 per cent more likely to progress to employment or self-employment as a result. At the launch of the research […]

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

National Rural Network LEADER Impact Campaign

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 […]