Blackcastle Farm Food Processing Unit

John and Ann Commins, suckler farmers from Two Mile Borris in County Tipperary decided to try a new venture to enhance the viability of their fourth generation family farm. They decided to  farm pure-bred Piedmontese cattle. Piedmontese cattle are native to the...

Meath River Rescue- Equipment Upgrade

Meath River Rescue Search and Recovery Service is a voluntary service which was set up in the community of Navan in 1996. The Meath River Rescue Service provides a very specialised service within the community of Navan and in adjacent communities. This LEADER project...

Kylemore Farmhouse Cheese

Teresa Roche returned, after 15 years, to her home farm in Kylemore Abbey, Loughrea, Co. Galway. On her return she had the idea to develop her own farmhouse cheese to add value to the current dairy enterprise which had been underway since the 1960’s. Teresa embarked...

Purchase of Exoskeleton Rehabilitation Suit

The ‘No Barriers Foundation’ has made an Exoskeleton Bionic Rehabilitation Suit operational in a rural setting allowing those with Neurological injuries and illnesses, such as spinal injury, stroke and MS, to rehabilitate in their own communities. The Suit is...