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Communities Facilities Scheme

Community groups in disadvantaged urban and rural areas can apply for funding under the Communities Facilities Scheme: The Scheme has a national allocation of 2m euro for 2017, up to 1,000 euro per project It provides small-scale grants for community groups all across Ireland It operates alongside other schemes and programmes already in place in communities, but group More »

New Publications from our SICAP and Genesis Team

We have completed our End of Year Reports for both The Genesis Programme and SICAP. You can download the SICAP End of Year report for 2016 here You can download The Genesis Programme 2016 Newsletter here More »

Local Development Strategy approved for County Louth

New LEADER Programme Local Development Strategy approved for County Louth Louth Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) in partnership with Louth Leader Partnership as the implementing partner and Louth County Council as Financial partner for the new LEADER programme in the county are delighted to announce that our LEADER Local Development Strategy has been recently app More »

Enterprise Awards 2016

Regional Enterprise Awards 2016 The Regional Enterprise Awards 2016 took place on Friday last, 27th May 2016, in Cavan Crystal Hotel, Co. Cavan. More info to follow shortly. More »

Communiversity Graduation!

Louth Leader Partnership Celebrates Achievement of 43 Communiversity Students in Maynooth University. On Thursday 21st January 2016, Louth Leader Partnership, Maynooth University and Louth County Council’s Library Service came together on the  University’s campus to recognise the achievement of 43 adults from Dundalk and Drogheda who graduated from our 11 More »

Busy year for LLP In Muirhevnamore Community Centre

Louth Leader Partnership held their annual presentation of QQI certificate for 2015 shortly before Christmas, in Muirhevnamore Community Centre.  Around 50 learners received QQI level 5 certifcates in Healthcare Support, which includes modules in Care Skills, Pallative Care, Intellectual Disabilities Studies, Care of the Older Person, Communications and Work Experience. M More »

SICAP Officially Launched by Minister Kelly

The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) was officially launched today by Ministers Alan Kelly T.D. and Ann Phelan T.D. at the National Ploughing Championships.  Minister Kelly welcomed the new community activation programme and described it as an ambitious programme which will help provide the building blocks for local community development in Irela More »

Lifelong Learning Pilot Initiative - Communiversity

Lifelong Learning Pilot Initiative, Sept – Dec 2015   Communiversity Programme     The Communiversity programme is a programme whereby sessions are discussion based and very much directed by the interests of participants, with no assignments. Providing participants with the opportunity to sample facilitated discussions and debates of higher education i More »

Top LEADER Company

Louth Leader Partnership is the top performing LEADER company in the country The latest comparative analysis released by The Department of Environment, Community and Local Government show that Louth Leader Partnership has been ranked as the top performing LEADER company in the country.  Grant draw downs or the lack of spend in the present programme has been well documente More »

Sparkle Project Certificate Ceremony - Dundalk

SPARKLE PROJECT, DUNDALK – DEVELOPING NEW PERSONAL AND CREATIVE SKILLS Funded by the International Fund for Ireland – Building Sustainable Peace and Prosperity On Friday (11th July), local residents and community representatives joined together to recognise the achievements of participants in the Sparkle Project run by Louth Leader Partnership. Funded by t More »

Third Level Student Grant

Please Note:   Louth Leader Partnership DO NOT provide education grants to students attending PLC or other Third Level course.   For information on sources of funding please go to More »

TUS - Job Well done

Below are two articles, recently published in the Drogheda Leader, showing the good work that some of the TUS participants have achieved over the last 12 months.     More »

Little Steps to Big School

Click the following link for an article on DKIT website on Little Steps to Big School Initiative.     More »

Leader funding increased from 50% to 75% for private projects

Leader funding increased from 50% to 75% for private projects   Private promoters can now receive LEADER funding of up to 75% for projects in rural areas. This increase from 50% to 75% represents a fantastic opportunity for individuals and groups to get businesses off the ground in Co. Louth. For every euro the promoter invests in a new business or project, Louth LEADER More »

Ait Na Daoine - Presentation of Certificates

Louth Leader Partnership Muirhevnamor Outreach Centre held a presentation of certificates day on Thursday 9th February in Muirhevnamor Community Centre. The event was held to acknowledge the achievements of the learners who undertook FETAC accredited training in a range of subjects.  The courses were funded by Louth Leader Partnership as part of their programme and to More »

Rollout of TUS Community Work Placement

Rollout of the TÚS Community Work Placement Initiative in Co. Louth The TÚS initiative is rapidly gaining pace with the placement of participants on the fourth scheme in Co. Louth in the run up to Christmas. Each scheme consists of a Supervisor and twenty participants, all interviewed, assessed, profiled and carefully matched to meet the skill set, personality More »

Work Placements on Tus

Open Call for Expressions of Interest from Community and Voluntary Organisations for Work Placements on Tús   Futher information can be found on our homepage under Tús, listed under our programmes. More »

Tallanstown Tidy Towns & Vere Foster Sculpture

Tallanstown Tidy Towns & Vere Foster Sculpture

In 2009, Louth Leader Partnership has provided funding to Tallanstown Tidy Towns towards the provision of a bronze and limestone sculpture of Sir Vere Foster at the centre of Tallanstown village. Sir Vere Foster was an 18th Century philanthropist trade unionist who is widely associated with the Tallanstown area due to the fact that he was a regular visitor to Louth Hall Estate More »