Community Development

Nominations Sought for Community Representatives (2) to the Board of the West Cork Development Partnership

The West Cork Development Partnership provides a wide range of community and enterprise development supports throughout the West Cork region including the LEADER programme, the Local and Community Development Programme, the Rural Social Scheme, the Warmer Homes Scheme, TÚS and … Continue reading

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Care Ring Scríocht at the Top of the Rock, Pod Páirc and Walking Centre in Drimoleague

The Care Ring project is designed to counter social isolation in the predominantly rural areas of West Cork. Care Ring is a free voluntary service which provides regular telephone contact to people who live alone or in isolated circumstances. The phone … Continue reading

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Museum/Heritage Centre Training Course

The West Cork Development Partnership in association with the Irish Museums Association is delighted to announce the roll out of a Museum/Heritage Centre Training Course in West Cork.  This course has been devised specifically for voluntary-run projects by the Irish … Continue reading

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Ulster Bank Community Impact Fund 2014

Ulster Bank Community Impact Fund 2014 The Ulster Bank Community Impact Fund is a €290,000 fund established to give local communities a welcome boost by providing grants to support their work in enterprise creation, financial education and employability initiatives throughout the Island … Continue reading

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JobsPlus Employer Incentive

Employers and Jobseekers alike should be aware of the Department of Social Protection’s JobsPlus Employer Incentive scheme. New Jobs, Less Cost! The JobsPlus Incentive is a new employer incentive, which encourages and rewards employers who offer employment opportunities to the … Continue reading

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Old Head Signal Tower

Congratulations to the Lusitania Museum/Old Head Signal Tower Heritage Group who have recently been awarded €364,000 from Fáilte Ireland for the restoration of the Old Head Signal Tower and recreation of the Flag-and-Ball Signalling System. This project is one of … Continue reading

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Cork County Council Community Fund Scheme 2014

Cork County Council South Cork Division Applications are currently invited from interested groups / associations under the following schemes: COMMUNITY FUND SCHEME 2014 For infrastructural projects costing a minimum of €20,000 – the scheme is aimed at local organisations who … Continue reading

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Great feedback for Top of the Rock Pod Pairc

Some review here for Top of the Rock Pod Pairc and Walking Centre………. http://www.tripadvisor.ie/Hotel_Review-g5970514-d5962398-Reviews-Top_of_the_Rock_Pod_Pairc_Walking_Centre-Drimoleague_County_Cork.html

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National Spring Clean 2014

This April sees the 16th year of the National Spring Clean. It runs from the1st of April to the 31st of April.  To register your event and to receive a free Cleanup Kit from An Taisce go to www.nationalspringclean.org or … Continue reading

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Ballydehob 10k – Sunday 16th March 2014

The annual Ballydehob 10km, centred around the St Patrick’s festivities in mid March, is taking place on Sunday 16th 2014 at 11a.m in Ballydehob village.  New to 2014 is a 3km run for children and for those who want to … Continue reading

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