Cork communities benefit from LEADER funding to kick off rural development projects

Boost to sustainable rural development for community led projects in South and West Cork (11 May) Today marks the announcement of fourteen LEADER projects in communities overseen by SECAD Partnership CLG across South and West Cork. The fourteen projects awarded funding were identified as most in need of support under the LEADER programme 2014-2020 which is co-funded by the EU and the Irish government. LEADER supports rural development projects and …

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 …

naugural Meeting of South Cork LEADER Local Action Group 25 October 2016

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

The  South Cork Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) – a Committee of Cork County Council – has been confirmed as the new LEADER Local Action Group (LAG) for South Cork and the programme will officially commence on the 1st December 2016. The new group – which will be branded “LEADER South Cork” – will manage the allocation of €3.8 million in LEADER funding across South Cork for the period 2016-2020. …