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“Committed to the Community”

wlr_intro_image1West Limerick Resources is a community development organisation working to achieve positive change in the lives of people and groups in West Limerick.

Our efforts are directed at building a stronger community through the enhancement of personal and community identity, values, places, structure and services.

About Us
West Limerick Resources is committed to the community. Our goal is to effect sustainable improvement in the factors – rural, urban and social – that contribute to disadvantage in West Limerick.

Since our establishment in 1993, we have administered over €18 million in development funds which have been used to support to a wide variety of projects varying from education supports, to community enhancement projects to enterprise development with all offering a valuable contribution to the identity, values and strength of the community.

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Our Catchment Area
West Limerick Resources covers a catchment area of approximately 520 square miles in the west of county Limerick with a population of 64, 586 (2006 Census).

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Contact Us
t: 069 62222
e: info@wlr.ie

St Mary’s Road
Newcastle West
Co. Limerick
Ireland

CRO 206973
CHY 11712

“Committed to the Community”

wlr_intro_image1West Limerick Resources is a community development organisation working to achieve positive change in the lives of people and groups in West Limerick.

Our efforts are directed at building a stronger community through the enhancement of personal and community identity, values, places, structure and services.

News & Events

Did you start your business through the Back to Work Enterprise Scheme?

MID WEST REGIONAL ILDN ENTERPRISE AWARDS 2019 – CELEBRATING SUCCESSFUL SMALL BUSINESSES IN THE MID WEST

The LDC Enterprise Awards will celebrate the achievements and contributions of individuals moving from unemployment to self-employment by successfully establishing their own business via the Back to Work or Short Term Enterprise Allowance Scheme.

Any businesses supported by West Limerick Resources who commenced trading between 1st January 2015 and 31st December 2018  using either the Back to Work or Short Term Enterprise Allowance Scheme are eligible to apply. Information and Application Forms for interested businesses are available from Brenda at West Limerick Resources  bheath@wlr.ie / 069 62222 or by clicking on the following link

MID WEST REGIONAL IDLN ENTERPRISE AWARDS Application form 2019

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Wednesday 20th March 2019.

The Mid West regional winners will be announced at an awards event to be held in April and will then go forward to the National LDC Enterprise Awards final to be held on Thursday evening 16th May 2019 in the Tullamore Court Hotel.

West Limerick Food Destination Programme 2019

WLR are delighted to announce the launch of the West Limerick Food Destination Programme 2019. For anyone who hasn’t signed up yet, you are still most welcome to attend the programme and we hope you can join us for the remainder.

Attached is the Programme schedule showing key dates from now until November 2019.

The first workshops kick off next week already:

Monday 25th February, 11am-4pm, Longcourt Hotel, Newcastlewest – West Limerick Food Tourism for Foodservice Providers

(https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/west-limerick-food-tourism-for-…)

Wednesday 27th February, 11am-4pm, Longcourt Hotel, Newcastlewest – West Limerick Food Tourism for Growers, Producers and Artisans.
(https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/west-limerick-food-tourism-for-…)

PLEASE NOTE: These are parallel workshops, meaning that you go to one or the other. If you are in foodservice or accommodation, attend the workshop on Monday 25th. If you are a grower or producer, attend the workshop on Wednesday 27th. However, we are flexible – the important thing is that you come along on one of the days.

Please register on Eventbrite or, if that’s not possible, email the programme co-ordinator Tina on tina@thetourismspace.com

Free Workshops - Abbeyfeale

West Limerick Resources in conjunction with the Social and Health Education Project (SHEP) and Healthy Ireland/Healthy Limerick are running a short series of FREE workshops that offer you the the chance to get to know yourself better in a supportive, friendly, non-judgemental environment.

All are held from 10am to 12.30pm at St Itas Hall, Abbeyfeale and you are welcome to attend as many or as few as you like

Mon 25th Feb
How to be aware of our feelings and use them for the important information they give us.

Mon 4th March
How to say “no” and set limits.

Mon 11th March
Giving constructive feedback and how to handle criticism from others.

Mon 25th March
Key points around effective communication

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