Supporting Rural Development in
Waterford County

Case Studies

Clonea Power Community Hall Restoration

Clonea Power Community Hall Restoration

Funding was awarded under the Rural Development Programme 2014-2022, Social Inclusion measure along with support from the Tomar Trust, towards the restoration of the Old School House in Clonea Power built back in 1870.Read More

Clashmore Community Bio diversity Action Plan

Clashmore Community Bio diversity Action Plan

Clashmore Tidy Towns were awarded LEADER funding under the Rural Objective Measure and specifically for improving bio diversity.Read More

Ardmore National School Bio diversity Project

Ardmore National School Bio diversity Project

Ardmore Tidy Towns Association were successful in their bid for LEADER Rural Development funding and were awarded just over €3,0000 towards the landscaping of  1 acre of waste ground at the rear of the National School in Ardmore in a bio diversity friendly manner to include wildflowers and pollinator friendly shrubs.

To enable Dunmore East Sea Scouts to offer sailing

To enable Dunmore East Sea Scouts to offer sailing

Funding was awarded under the Coastal Regeneration measure of the Cross Border Cooperation Rural Development Programme  2014-2022 towards 2 sailing dinghies, 1 support boat and 2 trailers.

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St. Declan’s Way

St Declans Way

St. Declan’s Way has long been part of the heritage and folklore of West Waterford and South Tipperary. The trail recalls journeys made by Declan in the fifth century from his monastery in Ardmore northwards to Cashel, the seat of the Kings of Munster. Declan is credited with bringing Christianity to his Déise people who ruled this part of Ireland in his lifetime.

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St Declan’s Hostel, Mount Melleray Abbey, Co. Waterford

St Declans Hostel, Mount Melleray Abbey, Co Waterford

St. Declan’s Hostel is a Tourist Hostel primarily for walkers on the St. Declan’s Way Pilgrim route from Cashel in Co. Tipperary to Ardmore in County Waterford right on the South Coast of Ireland.

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Fisherman’s Hall Development

Fishermans Hall Development

The Fisherman’s Hall Development Committee & Trustees were awarded funding in 2018 for the refurbishment of the Fisherman’s Hall in Dunmore East. Read More

Dungarvan Scouts New Storage Facility

Dungarvan Scouts New Storage Facility

Dungarvan Scouts were awarded funding in 2017 under the Social Inclusion Measure to  build on a new storage facility to the side of the Dungarvan Scouts Centre.Read More

Dungarvan Aglow 2018

Dungarvan Aglow 2018

Dungarvan and West Waterford Chamber were awarded funding under the Rural Tourism Measure and Culture & Heritage Sub Measure for an elaborate illuminated feature to add to their already renowned Christmas light extravaganza over the Christmas period.

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Carbally Youth Group

Carbally Youth Group

Carbally Community Development were awarded funding in 2018 under Social Inclusion Measure for much needed upgrading to the Carbally centre to maximise the space to facilitate activities to be undertaken by the youth.

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