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LEADER public consultations going from strength to strength

WLD have just completed the 3rd night of the LEADER public consultation meetings at The Ferrycarrig Hotel, Wexford. It was great to see so many interested business and community development people come together to discuss the opportunities for LEADER grant aid in the 2023-2027 period.   Great engagement and lots of useful ideas to consider. Thanks […]

New LEADER Programme 2023-27

Listen back to our LEADER Programme Coordinator, Tom Bermingham, who was speaking with Karl Fitzpatrick last Saturday on South East Radio’s Business Matters, regarding the new LEADER Programme in County Wexford.  https://youtube.com/clip/Ugkx3QmjnRobyBpKSsg6LpAJVXaI6BQhgfIB  More information on the new LEADER programme is available at wld.ie/leader

Invitation to Tender for Self-Employed Tutors

WLD is seeking applications from self-employed tutors in the following areas:  English Language Tutors Translators – various languages in particular Arabic & Ukrainian Job & Technical Skills Tutors ICT Tutors Gardening & Animal Care Tutors Cookery & Crafts Tutors Personal Care & Presentation Tutors Click on the below link to find out more information: Invitation […]

LEADER grant aid set to help deliver 72 new jobs in Wexford

As featured in this week’s Wexford People Newspaper – 22nd February 2022 LEADER grant aid set to help deliver 72 new jobs in Wexford – Independent.ie An estimated seventy-two new jobs are to be delivered in County Wexford by businesses that were approved for LEADER grant aid during 2022.  €714,000 was allocated between twelve diverse […]

STEPS to Success

Are you tired of negative thinking and low confidence holding you back in life? Contact Jenny on 087 6930063 about our free, upcoming STEPS Programme. It’s on 3rd, 4th and 5th May in our Wexford offices. STEPS will help you gain the confidence to make positive choices and decisions. See what people have to say about […]

County Wexford Waterway/Blueway Amenity Development Programme

Wexford Local Development is offering free training and supports for individuals, clubs, businesses and community groups in County Wexford to develop and operate recreation amenities and potential Blueways.  Are you currently utilising or planning to develop sports, environmental, cultural or enterprise amenities along rivers within County Wexford – if so, this training programme is for […]

Energy Audits for Community Centres

Wexford Local Development (WLD) has secured funding to complete energy audits on 20 community centres in County Wexford.  The audits will provide committees with a report recommending & costing upgrades which will improve the centres’ energy efficiency.  Selected groups will have 90% of audit costs met.  The audits will be carried out by an SEAI […]

WLD Social Enterprise Update

Social enterprises are businesses that work primarily to improve the lives of people. Their core objective is to achieve a social, societal, or environmental impact. Wexford Local Development is committed to the development of this sector and have recently appointed Helena Dempsey as Social Enterprise Development Officer.  Helena’s 17 year’s experience in community and enterprise development […]