Enterprise & Employment
Under this pillar, Comhlacht Forbartha Áitiúil Acla are addressing the need for sustainable, long-term and fulfilling employment in the Parish of Achill.
As part of CFÁA’s mission statement, the company strives to alleviate personal and communal disadvantage by exploring how to develop multi-seasonal employment opportunities in Achill as opposed to seasonal employment.
Through various enterprises and schemes, CFÁA have successfully created employment and enterprise opportunities for the local community of Achill, supporting and creating initiatives including:
Environment & Infrastructure
Since the establishment of Comhlacht Forbartha Áitiúil Acla, the company have dedicated their passion, support and resources to the continued preservation of Achill’s natural environment while also maximising its potential for economic development.
By supporting local organisations and the local community, partnering with various agencies and championing our own initiatives, CFÁA have successfully contributed to the development of existing and newly established ventures in terms of Achill’s environment and infrastructures.
CFÁA have proudly supported local projects including:
All projects created and developed under the pillar of ‘Environment and Infrastructure’ will be mindful of the ‘Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2020’ which aims for carbon neutrality by 2050.
Using the pillars of ‘Environment & Infrastructure’, ‘Enterprise & Employment’ and ‘Language, Culture & Heritage’ to guide their projects while also working with various agencies and the local community; Comhlacht Forbartha Áitiúil Acla are committed to supporting, collaborating and creating opportunities in Achill to strategically benefit the areas outlined in the CFÁA mission statement.
These projects are intended to not only be created within the community but also ensure Achill has the potential, infrastructures and systems put in place to attract large-scale projects.
Current strategic projects include: