RAPID Area

We have one government designated RAPID area in Blanchardstown, Dublin 15.
Click to download a PDF of Fingal’s designated RAPID Area Map.


Community planning
The local community development committee (LCDC) is the premier vehicle for local and community development planning in Fingal.

Collaborate to innovate
The Fingal Learning Exchange is a partnership initiative with the Institute Technology Blanchardstown (ITB). The Exchange provides a platform for a wide range of actors from public to private, civic to academic to work together to impact on challenges. The Exchange has developed knowledge and networks in Social Enterprise, Creative Digital Media, Civic Engagement, Social Innovation, RAPID areas and other areas of Economic and Social Development.
For further information on the Fingal Learning Exchange and Community Based Research click: http://www.itb.ie/AboutITB/community.html

Click to access PDF on Learning Exchange Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship 2013
Click to access PDF on Learning Exchange Social Enterprise Social IMPACT

RAPID area priority
Some national and local government funding guidelines make additional support available to groups/ services/initiatives located in or serving RAPID areas.

For more details on the RAPID Area please email: rapid@fingal.ie