Public Information Meetings

Do you know a community group considering a new project proposal?

Are you, or do you know someone considering developing or expanding their business?

If so, we would like to invite you to a Public Information Meeting to discuss project ideas and their eligibility for funding under the LEADER/RDP Programme.
These meetings will take place at 7.30pm sharp at the
following venues across West Cork:
Monday 12th September – The Eccles Hotel, Glengarriff

Tuesday 13th September – The Celtic Ross Hotel, Rosscarbery

Wednesday 14th September – The Castle Hotel, Macroom

Thursday 15th September – The Parkway Hotel, Dunmanway
Within the broad range of projects WCDP can support we have a particular interest in speaking to promoters with projects involving the following:
Enterprise & Self–Employment – Innovative use of ICT –
Weather independent tourism attractions – Farm Diversification – Tourism Marketing – Energy & Green Business – Creative Media Maritime Heritage – Walking & Recreation Tourism –
Cluster & Collaborative Marketing
For more information on projects funded to date please visit

We are also actively seeking applications and expressions of interest from private and community promoters with innovative projects seeking funding under the Rural Development Programme (LEADER) 2007-2013 under the following measures:
Diversification by Farm Families into Non-Agricultural Activities
Support for Business Creation & Development
Tourism Development
Community Services & Village Renewal
Culture, Heritage and Environment