The aim of the LEADER Rural Development Programme 2014 – 2020 is to promote social inclusion, poverty reduction and economic development in rural areas. The programme provides funding and other supports such as advice, training and mentoring.

OLDC is the implementing partner - delivering the LEADER Rural Development Programme 2014 – 2020 on behalf of Offaly Local Community Development Committee.

All funding decisions taken by Offaly Local and Community Development Committee are underpinned by the Local Development Strategy objectives and priorities. Funding is available to communities and enterprises and is delivered under the themes as outlined below:


For further information or to obtain an Expression of Interest (EOI) form please contact a member of the Rural Development Programme team within OLDC.


Offaly Local Development Company,
Millennium House,
Main St,
Co. Offaly

Tel. 057 9322 850

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Click here to view photo album of LEADER Rural Development Programme 2007-2013 in Offaly

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