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Cork County Council’s North, South and West Cork LCDCs (Local Community Development Committees) in partnership with Avondhu Blackwater Partnership, SECAD Partnership and Comhar na nOileán Teo are currently developing community-led Local Development Strategies (LDS) for each of our three LCDC areas to deliver the next LEADER programme 2023 – 2027.

We invite communities, businesses, organisations and individuals to get involved and share your views on how the LEADER programme can best support rural and community development in your area. Your ideas and input will help to shape a vison for economic, social and environmental development in the area. 

In addition to in person public consultations that have been going on around the county over the past few weeks, there is an online survey which we would encourage the public to participate in, the link to this is:

Please see below dates and locations for upcoming consultation meetings:

Wed. 10th MayBallinscarthyBallinascarthy Community Hall19.00-21.00
Wed. 10th MayBallintotisBallinotis Community Hall19:00-21:00
Thurs. 11th MaySkibbereenO’Donovan Rossa Community Hall, Skibbereen19.00-21.00
Thurs. 11th MayBandonBandon Town Hall19.00-21.00
Thurs. 11th MayYoughalCumann na Daoine19.00-21.00
Wed. 17th MayMallowMallow GAA19.30-21.00
Mon. 22nd MayMillstreetWallis Arms19.00-21.00
Mon. 22nd MayMúscraí GaeltachtPáirc Ghnó Bhéal Ballingeary, Macroom, Co. Cork P12 PX2219.00-21.00
Wed. 24th MayMacroomCastle Hotel19.00-21.00
Mon. 29th MayMitchelstownFirgrove Hotel09.00-21.00
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