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Mayo LCDC Leader Community Consultations to Start

Date: 31-03-2023

Mayo Local Community Development Committee LCDC is pleased to announce that it has been selected by the Department of Rural and Community Development to prepare a Local Development Strategy for the 2023-2027 LEADER programme.

With a budget of €180 million for the country and €8.8 million for County Mayo, the 2023-2027 LEADER programme will continue to offer significant support to Mayo communities in the areas of rural environment, enterprise development, and social inclusion.

Mayo LCDC wants to hear your views. From mid-April to mid-May there will be a series of community consultations taking place across Mayo.

The LCDC is very excited to get out and meet with members of the community and is delighted that the work on the 2023-2027 LEADER programme has started in Mayo.

The community consultations are open to all and will inform the future of development in County Mayo. The community consultations will kick off on the 13th April 2023 and dates and locations are inculded below. Please refer to the interactive map at

Chairman of the LCDC, Councillor Neil Cruise said, “I encourage individuals and community groups around the county to come along to the community consultations and express your ideas which will help us to develop the new LEADER Local Development Strategy”.

Deirdre Finnerty, Head of Community Engagement, Mayo County Council said "This is an important opportunity for communities in Mayo to have their voices heard and to assist in the delivery of an LDS that is relevant, meets local needs and delivers opportunities for Enterprise, rural development and social inclusion”

For more information contact – Mayo LCDC 094-9064660, or email

Mayo LCDC LEADER Community Consultations









All Sessions start at 7pm


Thursday, April 13th



Clare Island Community Centre, F28 P293



Monday, April 17th


Ballina Rugby Club, Ballina, F26 DF30



Tuesday, April 18th



Crossmolina Town Hall, F26 FR53



Thursday, April 20th 



Louisburgh Town Hall, F28 AP58



Thursday, April 20th 



Ostan Oilean Acla (Alices), Achill Island, F28 EA31



Monday, April 24th



Foxford Leisure Centre, F26 ND92



Tuesday, April 25th


Ballycastle Eco Hub, F26 W180



Wednesday, April 26th



Westport Town Hall Theatre, F28 R240


Thursday, April 27th



Hotel Newport, F28 YX89



Tuesday, May 2nd



Bangor Erris Hall, F26 AE80



Wednesday, May 3rd


Claremorris Town Hall, F12 X4E3



Thursday, May 4th


Lough Lannagh Leisure Complex, Castlebar, F23 A257



Monday, May 8th  



Ballyhaunis Community Hall, F35 Y337



Tuesday, May 9th


Charlestown Town Hall Arts Centre, F12 D6V9



Wednesday, May 10th


Ballinrobe Parish CentreF31 TY03



Wednesday, May 10th


Kiltimagh Parish Centre, F12 W8Y7


Thursday, May 11th 


Halla Tuar Mhic Eadaigh, Tourmakeady,  F12 C6F2



Monday, May 15th


Áras Inis Gluaire, Belmullet, F26 W5H0



Wednesday, May 17th



Inisturk Community Centre, H91 N990



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