Board Elections December 2022

South West Mayo Development Company will hold Board Elections on December 20th, 2022   Each affiliated group has one vote, and each ballot must be completed.  Please find below a list of  those groups/organisations eligible to vote. You should note that not all groups/organisations in the Clew Bay and Islands area have nominated voting delegates.   The […]

Procurement Training

SWMDC The Procurement Tool Box Training Are you looking to tender for S and S?   FREE Online training November 15th from 2pm-4pm aimed at Community Groups and Social Enterprises FREE Online training November 18th from 2pm-4pm aimed at how to tender for Works Contracts Learn from a Procurement Expert how to maximise procurement opportunities […]

‘Piece of Cake’ Case Study

Meet Izabella Bielinska, proprietor of ‘Piece of Cake’, a coffee and pastry shop located in Ballinrobe Co.Mayo.  With the support of our Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme Izabella was able to bring her passion for baking alive by starting her own business.  Now employing 2 staff, Izabella tells us about the positive impact the SICAP […]

Social Inclusion Case Study of Mayo Islands

Case Study Theme Goal 1 – Local Community Groups – Supporting communities to engage with relevant stakeholders in identifying and addressing social exclusion and equality issues, developing the capacity of local community groups and creating more sustainable communities. LOT Thematic Focus Applying community development approaches to achieve the participation of disadvantaged and marginalise communities in […]

Brexit Blue Economy Enterprise Development Scheme

The purpose of the scheme is to counter the adverse economic and social consequences of the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union on businesses operating in the blue economy and located in communities within 10km of the coastline. Three types of projects will be considered for funding: Project Type 1 – Capital […]

Board Elections October 2022

South West Mayo Development Company will hold Board Elections on October 19th, 2022   Each affiliated group has one vote, and each ballot must be completed.  Please find below a list of  those groups/organisations eligible to vote. You should note that not all groups/organisations in the Clew Bay and Islands area have nominated voting delegates.   The list […]

Re-Advertisement – We are looking for a Human Resources Manager

If you are a HR professional looking for a new opportunity, then look no further. SWMDC has created a new HR Manager role, which is yours to make your own. We are a growing company, doing really meaningful work in the west of Ireland. See the job description for all the details you need to […]

In the Loop – March 2022

Have a read of our new In the Loop newsletter for March 2022. Older versions are available in our library section under SWMDC.

Re-Advertisement: Community Liaison Worker Post

In order to meet our minimum shortlisting requirements, we are re-advertising the Community Liaison Worker post for one week. Previous applicants do not need to reapply. Please see all the details you need to make an application in the job description.

Mayo Food & Drink Training Programme 2022 now launched

Bookings are now being taken from food and drink businesses based in Mayo for a range of sector-specific training programmes. For more details and a list of the training available please see: https://www.mayofood.ie/training/. In 2021, 84 people completed training under this programme, so interest is high. Networking is also a major part of this support programme […]