Helping Business

Helping Business on Valentia Island

VIDC is a not for profit company dedicated to ensuring a sustainable future for the community on Valentia Island by promoting employment and enterprise on the Island. Current initiatives include:

  • Delivery of a comprehensive whole island tourism strategy
  • Operation of the Tourist office
  • Establishment of an independent scallop board
  • Development of Valentia Lighthouse as a national tourist attraction
  • Development of the Harbour at Valentia for both fishing and tourism
  • Promotion of the Cable Station as an Internationally recognised Communications Heritage site and business centre
  • Completion of a comprehensive feasibility study for the Island
  • Retention of Valentia Coastguard and Marine Radio Station
  • support for community groups
  • establishment of island-wide energy co-operative
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The directors are: Mícheál Lyne, Fionán Murphy, Seanie Murphy, Vincent Kidd, Conchubhair Lyne, Brian Morgan and Colum O’Connell.

SKDP Local Employment Service http://www.southkerry.ie/