Supporting Rural Development in
Waterford County

Case Studies

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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St. Declan’s Way

St Declan8217s Way

Work to re-establish St. Declan’s Way as a premier pilgrim walking route has been forging ahead in recent months. The St. Declan’s Way Management Committee, a voluntary group set up in 2015, has been leading the drive to rejuvenate the trail.Read More

Biomass Log Dryer

Biomass Log Dryer

OK Fuels was started and owned by father and son, Gerard and Bernard O’Keeffe. They established the business in 2012. Bernard started the business when he saw the opportunity to turn the off cuts from his father’s pallet business into a new business supplying kindling and firewood for the burgeoning market in closed stoves.Read More

Ardmore Tidy Towns

Ardmore Tidy Towns

In conjunction with the Tús Community Work Placement Initiative, Waterford Leader Partnership CLG is delighted to be involved with Ardmore Tidy Towns. The Tús participants in the Ardmore Tidy Towns help out with many different activities including grass cutting, strimming, pruning, painting, litter picking, sweeping, growing and planting. Read More

Stainless Steel Production in the Foothills of the Comeragh’s

Stainless Steel Production in the Foothills of the Comeraghs

The applicants, Colin Gleeson and Eoin Sheehan, both trained engineers established Dungarvan Precision Engineering (DPE) in West Waterford in 2013. They built their plant on Colin’s father’s farm between Dungarvan and Ballymacarbry in West Waterford. Both worked abroad and on returning to Ireland set up their own business with the intention of manufacturing patented products in stainless steel.Read More

SEMRA

SEMRA

The South East Mountain Rescue Association received funding for a variety of mountain rescue equipment to assist them in their work as a 999/112 volunteer emergency service covering the upland areas of Co. Waterford.Read More

Lismore Dramatic Sound & Lighting

Lismore Dramatic Sound 038 Lighting

Lismore Dramatic Society was formed in 1898, but there are few records of the productions produced in the early years. Since 1940, there are records of at least one production annually, and in last 10 to 15 years the Group have produced a number of plays and musicals every year, as they have a membership now of over 100 young people as well as the adult troupe.Read More