Research, publications, studies, policy papers and articles relating to Ballyhoura Development's work, activities and operations over the years; to communities or target groups which are supported through Ballyhoura Development projects and programmes; and collaborative research supported by Ballyhoura Development and other partners. 


Social Enterprises and Social Innovations in Structurally Weak Rural Regions: Impressions from the EU-funded Project, RurAction

RurAction Project Consortium, January 2020

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Baseline Study & Needs Analysis of Young People Aged 10 - 18 in Rural County Limerick

Limerick Youth Service, 2019

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East Limerick Traveller Health - Baseline Needs Assessment 2019

Ballyhoura Development & HSE Traveller Health Unit, 2019

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River Maigue Catchment Riparian Habitats Study

Wetland Surveys Ireland, 2019

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Community-Based Social Enterprises Fostering Inclusive Development in Peripheral European Rural Areas - UN Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy

Lucas Olmedo, Mara Van Twuijver, Dr. Mary O'Shaughnessy - University College Cork, 2019

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River Maigue Catchment Instream Biodiversity: Crayfish and Otters 2018

Wetland Surveys Ireland, 2018

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Policy Brief: Social Entrepreneurship as Driver of Change in Marginalised Rural Europe

RurInno Project, 2017

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Ballyhoura Country Story 1989 - 2015: The Ballyhoura Model of Community Based Local Development

Dr. Pat O'Hara & Dr. Mary O'Shaughnessy, 2015

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Ballyhoura Country 2020 - The Way Forward

Tourism Development International, 2014

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Assessing the innovative role of Ballyhoura Development within a regional context

Mrs Jillian Robinson & Dr Noelle O'Connor, Limerick Institute of Technology, 2014

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Best practices in community development

OECD LEED Programme

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