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Great opportunity from LEADER for the Wexford Food & Beverage Sector

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 […]

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Networking with Enniscorthy & District Chamber

  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 […]

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Vacancy: Receptionist/Administration Assistant – Gorey

Wexford Local Development is recruiting for the following position: RECEPTIONIST/ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT IN  OUR GOREY OFFICE Wexford Local Development is a community based organisation delivering a range of programmes that address the needs of individuals and communities experiencing disadvantage across the county.  Our programmes include training, employment and enterprise supports for individuals and programmes delivering community development […]

Pre-ECDL Computer Training in Enniscorthy

Coming soon to Enniscorthy, this course prepares learners for what to expect if moving on to take an accredited ECDL course. It offers learners the chance to improve their skills with a special focus on the four core modules of ECDL – Computer Essentials, Word, Online Essentials and Spreadsheets. The course runs for 3hrs per […]

Safe Pass training in Enniscorthy

The Safe Pass course covers all aspects of on site safety as per the requirements of the Solas Safe Pass Health and Safety Awareness Training Programme. It is a legal requirement for any worker on a building site or similar workplaces to have a Safe Pass. This course is essential for any person seeking work […]

Scholarships for Adult Learners for Higher Education Now Open

    Are you over 23 and planning to go to college this year?   Uversity is now accepting applications for its HIGHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ADULT LEARNERS that are intended to remove financial barriers so that adult learners can unlock their potential and realise their ambitions. Uversity’s scholarships will provide multi-annual financial support for […]

Up to €200,000 grant aid available to Wexford artisan & small food businesses through LEADER

The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, and the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, launched the ‘LEADER Food Initiative’ – a €15 million national fund for artisan/small food and beverage businesses in mid 2018. The Fund provides financial supports to new and existing businesses for the renovation […]

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LEADER Tourism Forum at Wells House – 6th February

Wexford Local Development will host a tourism forum on Wednesday 6th February 2019. The forum will focus on “Exploring Tourism Opportunities in Co Wexford” and be held in the new Robertson Hall at Wells House & Gardens near Gorey from 2.30pm – 4.30pm. The availability of almost €1m in LEADER grant aid for both start-up […]

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