COMMUNITY: The Local & Community Development Section in Offaly County Council supports the work of the Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) established within the Local Government Reform Act 2014. LCDC projects include the Rural Development Programme/LEADER funding for Offaly, in conjunction with the Offaly Local Development Company as the Implementing Partner. To view any current calls for RDP/LEADER funding, link to the Offaly LCDC webpage here.
ENTERPRISE: The Offaly Local Enterprise Office (L.E.O) is based in Offaly County Council. It is one of 31 L.E.O offices around the country, providing enterprise support to new and existing businesses. The LEO is the ‘one stop shop’ for all enterprise based Government services. Click here to visit the L.E.O.
COMMUNITY GROUP RESOURCES:
'The Wheel' - Resources for communities
For capital projects by community groups, perhaps consider
Community Finance Ireland
Some other projects in the section are outlined below or in full on the menu to the left hand side of this page.
Coordinating economic and community planning for Offaly:
The Offaly Local Economic and Community Plan 2016-2021 was adopted by Offaly County Council in December 2015 and is now operational. Click here for more information.
Providing a voice to the Community & Voluntary Sector:
From late 2014 a Public Participation Network (PPN) has been established in Offaly.
Click here to link to the Offaly PPN webpages.
Offaly Sports Partnership
Publications and Statistics
Offaly Comhairlena nÓg
|Tourism Projects - "Offaly - Ireland's Hidden Gem" and the new www.visitoffaly.ie website.||Jigsaw Offaly is a mental health service for young people age 12-25. Jigsaw Offaly was identified as a need by Comhairle na nOg. An interagency approach to funding applications and resourcing the project was undertaken within the CDB. Jigsaw Offaly has been established since mid 2013 and is a very valuable service.|| |