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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.

Upcoming Events

24/05/17 Children's Well-being and Play Therapy Workshop

 

 

Children’s Well-being and Play Therapy Workshop: will take place at the Family and Community Hub in Newcastle West on the 24th of May 2017 from 7- 8.30pm. This is a Free workshop and will be delivered by a qualified Play Therapist. The workshop will explore children’s emotional well-being. Pre-registration is essential, for more information and to book a place, please contact Niamh on 087 4477338.

 

 

11/04/17 Easter Camp Newcastle West

West Limerick Resources is offering a 2 morning Free Easter camp for children in 1st class to 6th class in the Family and Community Hub in Newcastle West. The Easter Camp will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday the 11th and 12th  of April 2017 from 10:30am to 12:30pm. Priority will be given to families in receipt of a social welfare payment, parenting alone or families living in a local authority estate. Places are subject to the completion of a parent consent form. Limited places available. Pre-registration is essential; and must take place before the 30th of March 2017. The morning will include: meditation and relaxation, fun and games, as well as confidence building and communication skills. For more information, or to check if you are eligible, please contact Niamh on 069 62222 / 087 447 7338 or email nkeating@wlr.ie

 

20/04/17 Easter Camp Askeaton

 

West Limerick Resources is offering a 1 day Free Easter camp for children in 1st class to 6th class in the Family and Community Hub in Askeaton. The Easter Camp will take place on Thursday the 20th of April 2017 from 11:00am to 1:00pm. Priority will be given to families in receipt of a social welfare payment, parenting alone or families’ living in a local authority estate. Places are subject to the completion of a parent consent form. There are only 25 spaces available. Pre-registration is essential; and must take place before the 12th of April 2017. The morning will include sports, games and an interactive workshop on nature and wildlife. For more information, or to check if you are eligible, please contact Niamh on 069 62222 / 087 447 7338 or email nkeating@wlr.ie

28/03/17: Starting a Social Enterprise - Training Course

West Limerick Resources in partnership with Local Enterprise Office Limerick have organised a two-evening training course on “Starting a Social Enterprise”, which is recommended for Communities and budding entrepreneurs that are considering starting a social enterprise and/or creating employment opportunities in their communities.

The event will take place on Tuesday 28th March and Tuesday 4th April from 7-10pm in the Desmond Complex.   It is highly recommended that participants that register attend both evenings.   It will not be possible to attend the second evening (4th April), without having attended the first evening (28th  March).

To register, please click on the link https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/starting-a-social-enterprise-tickets-32649319995 and register for each date.

For further information contact Helen O’Connor at West Limerick Resources on 069 66298 or email hoconnor@wlr.ie

 

 

 

 

 

27/02/17: Free To Be - Personal Development Course

“Free To Be” is a 6 week personal development course which will allow you the time to be just YOU…….not mum, dad, carer, sister, brother, aunt, uncle…..just for a little while every week.

This course will focus on supporting you to improve your daily life, manage stress and stressful situations and develop relaxation skills to support an element of self care. Priority to those in receipt of social welfare payments, those who feel they would like to be part of a group, parents, those parenting alone or for parents who have children with learning difficulties. The start date is Monday February 27th for 6 weeks ending on April 3rd.

Contact Mary 087 9382883 or Nora 068 31198 @ West Limerick Resources. The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) 2015-2017 is funded by the Irish Government and co-funded by the European Social Fund and includes a special allocation under the Youth Employment Initiative.

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