ACDA was established in January 2013.
1. To provide one community voice, to help develop and promote the social,cultural and economic life of Abbeyfeale.
2.To promote and support community initiatives aimed at improving the character and amenity of Abbeyfeale and surrounding hinterland and making it a better and more attractive place to work and live.
3. To establish a platform to be used by the community to approach various funding organisations to fulfil community aspirations.
4.To promote community involvement in Abbeyfeale and allow its members to take ownership of and participate in the shaping of the towns future.
5. To identify SMART [specific, manageable, attainable, realistic and time-scaled] short and long term goals for the area and to implement these goals through the establishment of working committees.