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The Local Community Develoment Committee

The Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) is a committee of the Council and its primary role is to develop, co-ordinate and implement a coherent and integrated approach to local and community development. 

Generally, the LCDC meets every 2 months and the business of the meeting is transacted in accordance with adopted Standing Orders.

The primary work of the LCDC includes the advancing of the following initiatives:

  • Community Enhancement Programme (CEP)
  • Healthy Ireland (HI)
  • Local Economic and Community Plan (LECP)
  • National Community Weekend "The Big Hello"
  • Rural Development Programme (LEADER)
  • Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme (SICAP)

Read more on the Local Community Development Committee (LCDC)


Healthy Ireland

Healthy Ireland is a Government-led initiative which aims to create a society where everyone can enjoy physical and mental health and where wellbeing is valued and supported at every level of society.

It is so important to maintain a healthy body and healthy mind and incorporate nutritious foods into our lifestyles. Please see below for the numerous supports available to our community in Longford. Read more.


Information on children and family services available here.


This project was assisted by Longford Local Community Development Committee, Longford Community Resources Clg. and Longford County Council through the Rural Development Programme (LEADER) 2014-2020 which is part-financed by the EU, "The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas" and the Department of Rural & Community Development.       The European Commission.

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