Supporting Rural Development in
Waterford County

Case Studies

Clonea Power Old School House Renovation

Minister Humphries opens Community Facility in the heart of the Comeragh Mountains

Heather Humphreys TD Minister for Rural and Community Development on her recent trip to Waterford formally opened the refurbished Clonea Power Community facility in the former national school in the heart of the village. The former school, which has operated as a Community Hall for many years required major upgrading to allow the continued provision of services from the Centre.

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Villierstown Community Hub

Heather Humphreys TD Minister for Rural and Community Development on a whistle stop tour of West Waterford opened the four office blocks owned and promoted respectively by Tallow Enterprise, Lismore Business Park, Cappoquin Regeneration Company, and Villierstown Development Company on the Thursday the 10th of November.

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Cappoquin Community Hub

Heather Humphreys TD Minister for Rural and Community Development on a whistle stop tour of West Waterford opened the four office blocks owned and promoted respectively by Tallow Enterprise, Lismore Business Park, Cappoquin Regeneration Company, and Villierstown Development Company on the Thursday the 10th of November.

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Lismore Community Hub

Heather Humphreys TD Minister for Rural and Community Development on a whistle stop tour of West Waterford opened the four office blocks owned and promoted respectively by Tallow Enterprise, Lismore Business Park, Cappoquin Regeneration Company, and Villierstown Development Company on the Thursday the 10th of November.

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Tallow Community Hub

 

Heather Humphreys TD Minister for Rural and Community Development on a whistle stop tour of West Waterford opened the four office blocks owned and promoted respectively by Tallow Enterprise, Lismore Business Park, Cappoquin Regeneration Company, and Villierstown Development Company on the Thursday the 10th of November.

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Supporting the role of pollinators in Biodiversity

The East Waterford Bee Keepers Association (EWBA)were successfully awarded funding under the Rural Environment and Bio diversity measure towards the design and delivery of  comprehensive training and equipment to support the role of pollinators in bio diversity. Funding helped the EWBA develop a teaching Apiary and purchase items for teaching purposes.  The official opening of the Apiary took place on the 20th August 2022.

 

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Waterford Festival of Food

Waterford Leader Partnership CLG under the Rural Development Programme has been an avid supporter of the Waterford Festival of Food since it began in 2008.

11/06/2022. Pictured at the Woodhouse Estate Walled Garden Dinner at the 13th annual West Waterford Festival of Food, one of Ireland’s biggest food festivals, which ran from 10 – 12 June with almost 100 events happening across the weekend. Photograph: Patrick Browne Photography.  By courtesy of Waterford Festival of Foods.

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Kinsalebeg National School

A Mural being completed by a Tùs Participant for Kinsalebeg National School

 

 

Design, supply and installation of an energy efficient IR Combi Finishing Oven

Waterford Leader Partnership CLG were happy to support Goalpost Ireland under the Rural Development LEADER Programme 2014 -2022 towards the design, supply and installation of an energy efficient IR Combi Finishing Oven as its manufacturing site in Tallow, Co Waterford.

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Legacy Irish Cider Marketing Activity

Legacy Irish Cider is based in Dungarvan Co Waterford.  It is a business three generations in the making with Liam’s father and grandfather both involved in growing and developing apple trees.  Liam decided to take it one step further and was inspired to produce his own cider.

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