LEADER is an EU wide rural development programme supporting the growth and development of rural communities and businesses, and protecting the rural environment.
Funded by the EU and the Irish Government, LEADER provides funding, training, guidance to community groups and supports for rural business.
To see how we can help you, click on the LEADER tabs below and complete the LEADER Expression of Interest form.
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Online & field based programme
Rural Development Officer will support the implementation of specific rural development actions under various programmes delivered by CLDC.
Fantastic workshops & courses, designed to support businesses in dealing with the impact of the pandemic.
Online programme to support the development of 3 Tourism and Business networks and to support the members with business recovery. Register now and join for free.
Kilrush Town Team launch their development plan
#LEADERforEnterprise Training Programme Launched
LEADER for Biodiversity has been launched in Co. Clare
LEADER Community consultation event