The Western Development Commission

Serving a confident and ambitious Western Region where excellence, innovation and creativity are rewarded, and the rich quality of life, clean environment and unique heritage are valued and safeguarded.

Our Vision

To be the hub for the strategic economic and social development of the Western Region.

Counties in the Western Region

There are seven counties in the Western Region: Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim, Roscommon, Mayo, Galway and Clare.

1

Donegal

2

Sligo

3

Leitrim

4

Roscommon

5

Mayo

6

Galway

7

Clare

WDC Investment Fund

The WDC Investment Fund can provide investment funding for SMEs, Community and Micro Enterprises.

Regional Development

The WDC Regional Development team implements innovative and strategic regional development initiatives in the West.

Policy

The WDC Policy team conducts research on regional and rural issues and provides a regional perspective to the work of Government.

Micro-Loan Fund

If you have a micro enterprise, (a company employing less than ten people) then you may be able to access our Micro-Loan Fund, which provides loan finance ranging from €5,000 to €25,000 to grow and develop your business.

Airo Mapping Tool

The WDC works with local, regional and national bodies to implement innovative and strategic regional development initiatives in the Western Region.

WDC Insights Blog

The WDC Policy team provides insights on key issues for the Western Region of Ireland. Keep up to speed with our regular blog.