Supporting Rural Development in
Waterford County



If you are reading this message this is your chance to take part in the battle against the Corona Virus.

We are asking you to circulate the important information below to your community group, neighbours and friends and to ask them to pass it on to others in their networks. It includes:

1. Government Action Plan for Community Response to COVID 19

2. Information leaflet “You, Your Community and CORVID 19  – We would ask that you distribute this across your communities, to individuals and in particular, those that do not have access or knowledge of digital platforms. Maybe include them as part of a meals on wheels drop.

3. How can I Volunteer in response to COVID-19 (002)

4. Sensible Volunteering in response to Covid-19


6. AdviceForVulnerablePeople

7. How to Protect Against Fraud and Generate Trust

We remind you that the HSE website is the key source for health advice: It also includes posters and other resources that can be used in your community.

Our WLP team are working as usual and you can email us or call our offices to assist you with advice or queries on our supports.

We thank you for your assistance in spreading these important messages.

The Management and staff of WLP

Minister Ring allocates additional €5 million for top ten performing LEADER Local Action Groups

Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development, today (Monday, 21 October) announced details of the distribution of €5 million in additional fundingfor tenareas that are most advanced in the delivery of the LEADER Programme.

Small Grants Scheme for Social Enterprises

Small Grant Scheme for Social Enterprises. Please call 058 54646 or email for application form.  Must be returned to WLP before the 5th November 2019.

Nationwide features Social Farming

Maher’s Farm Social Farming story airing on RTE’s Nationwide Wed 24th July at 7pm

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Social Farm Open Day Dungornery

Social Farm Open Day James & Emer Leahy Dungourney, Co Cork Tue 11th March 11am to 1pm

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Launch of ‘Social Farming and Mental Health Services’ Report

Press Release from the Carlow Nationalist on the launch of the Social Farming Mental Health Report on the farm of Liam & Simone Webb in Rathoe, Co Carlow on Tuesday 5th March 2019.Read More