Moments with Monuments, a series of 5 minute radio programmes which highlight the stories behind some of the monuments and plaques in County Kilkenny, will be broadcast every Wed in 2017 (starting this Wed 1st February) on KCLR's 'The Way It Is' between 6 and 7pm. The programme is produced by KCLR, with funding from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland's Sound & Vision scheme and Kilkenny County Council Heritage Office. http://kilkennyheritage.ie/2017/01/kilkenny-monuments-and-plaques-monuments-and-plaques/
Conference: The Role Councils Can Play in Pollinator Conservation. Lough Neagh Discovery Centre, Lurgan, Co. Armagh, 17th-18th Feb, 2017.
Day 1: Launch of new guidance on actions Local Authorities can take, and talks on successful examples of pollinator projects which Councils throughout the island are taking part in. We particularly welcome Council staff to attend this day, however all are welcome. Day 2: opportunity for everyone with an interest in pollinators to come together to learn about and discuss how we conserve these creatures in our own gardens and open spaces. Conference is free but booking essential. See attached.
Community Connect Conference 1st March 2017 - Tower Hotel Waterford Excellent selection of Workshops for all organisations and some well known Guest Speakers 2017 Conference PosterEducational SessionsConference Registration Form
This New Years Eve The Thomas Hayes Trust are holding a Gala Ball to raise funds to provide ongoing counseling & Support and suicide awareness in the Community. Tickets €40 available from KBC Bank, the Parade & Rollercoaster Records
Congratulations to Stoneyford Development Associations who came Runners Up at the Pride of Place Award Ceremony 2016 in the category for populations between 300-1000.
Street Feast 2017 – Save the Date! Street Feast 2017 - Save the date of Sunday June 11th 2017 for the nationwide day of street parties and community celebrations. Registrations for your party packs will kick off in the spring.