Taste Wexford Food Tourism Training Programme

With the support of Wexford Local Development through the LEADER Programme 2014-2020, Taste Wexford is hosting an exciting, immersive food tourism programme designed to help existing and new food tourism businesses develop all-year-round visitor experiences. Over the next six months, they plan to host a range of business development workshops, group facilitation forums, and one-to-one […]

Smart Villages Training

What are Smart Villages? Smart Villages are communities in rural areas that use innovative solutions to improve their ability to adapt to change, building on local strengths and opportunities. This 3min video by the European Network for Rural Development explains the concept: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckB71hb0kx0 Why are Smart Villages important? Smart Villages work as a collective, implementing […]

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 […]

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 […]