Supporting Rural Development in
Waterford County

Case Studies

Ardmore GAA

WLP, through the Tús Community Work Placement Initiative assist Ardmore GAA with the caretaking of their facilities.

Nire Cabins

Nire Cabins

The Waterford Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) were delighted to assist the promoters, Paul and Ruth Deegan, part fund this project under the Local Objective 1 Rural Tourism, SA 1.4 Community hostels, RV Parks, glamping/camping. Funding went toward the development of the Nire Valley Eco Camp; a low density, low impact eco campsite using off grid timber cabins with individual integrated constructed wetlands (ICWs) for water treatment, allowing the comfort of full bathroom facilities in the cabins.

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Blackwater Eco Tours

Blackwater Eco Tours

Villerstown Education and Culture Project Ltd was established in 2010 by a Voluntary Board of Local Directors. The Volunteers over the succeeding eight years have established a nascent social enterprise based on the provision of localised childcare in a rural community, Community Infrastructure in terms of a Community Boat Club, and now a tourism business focused on the environment and scenery of the lower Blackwater Valley.Read More

Dunhill Community Hall Development

Dunhill Community Hall Development

Dunhill Community hall stands in the centre of Dunhill village. Since 1943 it has played a central role in the social and cultural history of the village and its hinterland. It began life as a school house and remained in use until 1948 when the new school was built on adjacent land.Read More

The Language People

Since inception in mid 2015, the Language People, operating from a rented premises at Shandon, Dungarvan, enjoyed consistent year on year growth, initially offering German, French and Italian year round courses locally and English Summer Programme to overseas students coming to learn English. Dungarvan has over the years established a reputation as a first rate location for students looking to improve their language skills in a safe and welcoming environment. Read More

Ballysaggart Community Development Committee

Ballysaggart Community Development Committee

In conjunction with the Tús Community Work Placement Initiative and the Rural Social Scheme, Waterford LEADER Partnership CLG is delighted to be involved with Ballysaggart Community Development Company, in providing beneficial assistance to the local community, while also boosting the work readiness of its Tús Participants.

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Anne Valley Walk Phase II

Anne Valley Walk Phase II

This phase of the project is looking to extend the Anne Valley Walk from Dunhill Castle to Annestown beach based on the success of the original LEADER funded 2.5km walk from Dunhill village to Dunhill castle.Read More

Blackwater Distillery

Blackwater Distillery

Founded in 2014, Blackwater Distillery is a micro distillery based on the banks  of the river Blackwater in Cappoquin. The company produces three core products, their flagship brand Blackwater No. 5 Gin, Blackwater Wexford Strawberry Gin and Blackwater Juniper Cask Gin.Read More

Cunnigar Pitch & Putt Club

Cunnigar Pitch 038 Putt Club

In conjunction with the Tús Community Work Placement Initiative and the Rural Social Scheme, Waterford Leader Partnership CLG is delighted to be involved with Cunnigar Pitch & Putt, Ringnasillogue, Dungarvan. Cunnigar Pitch & Putt is a magnificent 18 hole Championship course, 900 metres long, set in the picturesque surrounds of Dungarvan Bay. Read More

Tramore Rangers FC

Tramore Rangers FC

In conjunction with the Tús Community Work Placement Initiative, Waterford Leader Partnership Ltd is delighted to be involved with Tramore Rangers FC, in providing beneficial assistance to the local community , while also boosting the work readiness of its Tús participants.

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