Welcome to IRD Duhallow

IRD Duhallow is a community-based integrated rural development company that was established in 1989. The company combines the efforts and resources of the State Bodies, Local Authorities, Local Communities and individual entrepreneurs for the benefit of the local areas. The main objective of IRD Duhallow is to establish and to support initiatives directed towards the generation of enterprise for the benefit and welfare of communities in Duhallow who may be deprived due to rural population, immigration, lack of training, economic deprivation or poor infrastructure.

To date IRD Duhallow has supported over 37 geographically based communities and over 60 issue based groups from youth to women, lone parents, mental health, sporting, educational, cultural and environmental groups.

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Our Achievements since 1991

Jobs Created

1500

Jobs Created
 

Businesses Helped

442

Businesses
Supported

Community Groups Supported

130

Community Groups
Supported

Work Placements Supported

1102

Community Work
Placements Supported

People Trained

4865

People Trained
 

home insulated

3054

Homes Insulated
 

Childcare Places

500

Childcare Places
Created

Our Mission

IRD Duhallow is a community-based integrated rural development company that was established in 1989. The company combines the efforts and resources of the State Bodies, Local Authorities, Local Communities and individual entrepreneurs for the benefit of the local areas.

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Click the link below to see our latest newsletter. Our newsletter is published every month and distributed to 10,000 homes in Duhallow.

 IRD Duhallow Newsletter June 2019

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Upcoming Events

Jun22

Patient Moving & Handling
James O Keeffe Institute

Business Mentoring Programme

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