Supporting Rural Development in
Waterford County


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

Good News from the Local Employment Service (LES) for Employers!

The County Waterford Local Employment Service [LES],which is funded by the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection(DEASP), provides a local gateway to jobseekers who are in receipt of a social welfare payment, to the full range of services and facilities that are available to help them to enter or return to employment.

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Getaways features Ardmore Glamping Pods

Ardmore Glamping Pods were funded under the Rural Development (LEADER) Programme 2014 – 2020.

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