Launch of a New 3 Year Rural Community Health Worker Project

Deputy Mayor of County Cork Cllr Deirdre O’Brien proudly launches a new 3 year Rural Community Health Worker project in North Cork. Read more

Croí Cónaithe (Towns) Fund

Ballyhoura Development welcome the announcement of the Croí Cónaithe (Towns) Fund which aims to rejuvenate towns and villages. Read more

Ballyhoura Spreads Hope Event

Ballyhoura Development hosted a community event to bring people together and celebrate hope while raising awareness of suicide in the community. Read more

Ballyhoura Development Staff Visit Local Communities

Ballyhoura Development staff are delighted to have had the opportunity to meet with local community groups of Knockcarron and Castleconnell. Read more

The Importance of Making a Will - Information Session

Ballyhoura Development hosted a free Community Law and Mediation Service information session in Mitchelstown Social Hub. Read more

Scaling-up Scheme for Social Enterprise

Ballyhoura Development are excited by the opportunity presented to local social enterprises through the pilot Dormant Accounts funded €1.5 million Scaling-up Scheme. Read more

Outdoor Recreation Investment for Ballyhoura Country

The Ballyhoura outdoor recreation and adventure product has received a boost this week with the welcome allocation of funding under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme. Read more

Praline Pastry features on National Rural Network Food Publication

Praline Pastry, an artisan food business based in Mitchelstown, has featured in the National Rural Network publication ‘LEADER Food Initiative Booklet’. Read more

Try a Local Remote Working Hub for Free

Ballyhoura Development is encouraging people across the Ballyhoura area to try out a local remote working hub. Read more

United Nations Award for Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme

The Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme, proudly delivered by Ballyhoura Development won the prestigious 2022 UN Public Services Award. Read more

Let’s Green, Digital and Animate Rural Inclusive Territories (Up Rural!) has begun!

Up Rural! is an Erasmus+ funded collaboration between 7 partners across 6 countries - Ireland, Romania, Italy, Greece, Cyprus and Spain. Read more

Ballyhoura Communities Encouraged to Apply for Town and Village Renewal Scheme 2022

Towns and villages across Ballyhoura are encouraged to seek information and support to examine how the 2022 TVR Scheme may help implement local projects. Read more

Community Response Funding to Support People Arriving from Ukraine

Ballyhoura Development have welcomed the government’s decision to allocate an additional €5m to the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme. Read more

Ballyhoura Development Visits Local Communities

Ballyhoura Development staff are delighted to have had the opportunity to meet with local community groups and hear about their opportunities, challenges, and upcoming projects. Read more

The Ballyhoura Development Networking Forum | May 2022

Community groups from across the Ballyhoura area gathered in the Old Chapel Rooms Kilfinane for the first in person networking forum of 2022. Read more

Ballyhoura Development Encourages Local Communities to Apply for Community Centre Investment Fund

The €15 million capital fund will support the upgrade and refurbishment of Community Centres across Ireland. Read more

Ballyhoura Country’s New Outdoor Activity App Leaves Others in its Trail

Ballyhoura Development welcome the launch of Ballyhoura Country’s new outdoor activity App Read more

Awareness Raising Opportunities for Ballyhoura Social Enterprises

Ballyhoura Development are excited to be part of the national Awareness Raising Initiative for Social Enterprise. Read more

Ballyhoura Nature Trail Vandalised

The acts of vandalism have taken place at the Ballyhoura Nature Trail near Ardpatrick where biodiversity signage has been destroyed. Read more

Supports for People Displaced from the War in Ukraine

Ballyhoura Development welcomes and supports people displaced from the war in Ukraine who have and will continue to arrive in this area. Read more

Anaerobic Digestion (AD) Project Feasibility Study

Ballyhoura Development CLG has commissioned Fingleton White to carry out a feasibility study for a community owed anaerobic digestion (AD) project for the Ballyhoura region. Read more