Promoter Name: Ballyboughal Hedgerow Society

Project Name:  Ballyboughal Environmental Workshops Series

Theme: Rural Environment

Sub-Theme: Protection and Improvement of Local Biodiversity

LEADER Funding received: €2,923.63

Project Description:

The Ballyboughal Hedgerow Society conducted nine workshops on bushcraft, biodiversity, hedge laying and foraging, and walks held in Ballyboughal with local scout and youth clubs.


“Thanks to LEADER, normally you have to go very far away to see something like that. LEADER has given us affirmation and allowed us to have these experts down to us, and every part of the community has benefited from LEADER’s help”.


The project won the National Rural Network’s LEADER Impact Campaign 2020 under the Theme 3: Rural Environment

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