SECAD Call for LEADER funding Applications

Call for LEADER funding applications Expressions of Interest and Project Applications are currently being sought from community and voluntary groups located within the LEADER Zone3 area of West Cork under the following sub-theme:                                    Basic Services for Hard to Reach Communities Priority will be given to capital projects that improve existing or create new: Community Recreation Space Community Facilities Outdoor or Indoor amenities ICT facilities for the improvement of rural …

Attending the photocall for the first LEADER contract signed in Cork County, are from left to right: Valerie Murphy, CEO of Avondhu/Blackwater Partnership CLG; David Foley, Avondhu/Blackwater Partnership CLG development officer; Kay Keegan, chief officer of Cork county LCDCs; Tom Dineen of Bo Rua Farm; Cllr Gerard Murphy, chair of North Cork LCDC and Norma Dineen of Bo Rua Farm. 
Picture: David Keane.


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LEADER Contracts

Contracts to the value of €468,000 in LEADER projects have been signed over the past few weeks in Cork County.  The first contract to be signed in the County was by Avondhu/Blackwater Development Partnership CLG for the construction of and commissioning of a specialised Cheese Dairy at Bo Rua Farm, Ballynoe which fell under the LEADER theme of Enterprise Development. This will enable them to scale up and commercialise their …

Inaugural Meeting of West Cork LEADER Local Action Group

LEADER Programme to commence in West Cork from 1st December.

The  West Cork Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) – a Committee of Cork County Council – has been confirmed as the new LEADER Local Action Group (LAG) for West Cork and the programme will officially commence on the 1st December 2016. The new group – which will be branded “LEADER West Cork” – will manage the allocation of just over € 5 million in LEADER funding across West Cork for …