About joankinsella

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far joankinsella has created 83 blog entries.

World Homeless Day Concert with Good Shepherd Choir

By |2018-09-19T15:19:32+00:00September 19th, 2018|Events|

THE GOOD SHEPHERD CENTRE KILKENNY are pleased to announce their ‘WORLD HOMELESS DAY CONCERT’ in aid of supporting homeless services, Britain’s Got Talent star, Fr. Ray Kelly, supported by the Friends of the Good Shepherd Choir will perform on the night. It’s being held in St. Canice’s Cathedral on Sunday 14th October at 8.00 p.m.   Click here to view more information

Comments Off on World Homeless Day Concert with Good Shepherd Choir

Festival – ‘Craic’d – Letting the Light In’

By |2018-09-19T12:27:14+00:00September 19th, 2018|Events|

Craic’d – Letting the Light In’  is Lifelinkk’s 3rd annual celebration of World Mental Health Day which takes place each year in October. Lifelinkk is an umbrella group for all organisations in Co. Kilkenny, State, Voluntary and Community, with a mental health remit. "Our aim is to forge and strengthen relationships between community and statutory organisations and to be a collaborative voice on issues relating to suicide, mental health and wellbeing." ‘Craic’d – Letting the Light In’ runs from October 3rd to 10th and it is a truly collaborative project. [...]

Comments Off on Festival – ‘Craic’d – Letting the Light In’

Public Awareness Event – TUSLA

By |2018-09-18T10:37:16+00:00September 18th, 2018|Events|

National Child and Family Support Week - Tusla Working in partnership to Support Families.   A show case event for children, young people and their families to highlight the services and supports Tusla staff and Tusla partner agencies provide in Kilkenny.    Venue: The Tholsel (Town Hall) High Street, Kilkenny  on this Thursday 20th September 2018  Time: 3.00 to 5.00 p.m.       Click here to view TUSLA flyer

Comments Off on Public Awareness Event – TUSLA

Communities Creating Jobs Newsletter

By |2018-09-17T11:57:57+00:00September 17th, 2018|News|

COMMUNITY FINANCE IRELAND has issued their autumn version of the “Communities Creating Jobs” or “CCJ” Newsletter.    The articles should prove useful to those communities seeking to re-energise their locality, with examples of good news stories from around the country.    CCJ Autumn 2018 Newsletter  Click this link to read

Comments Off on Communities Creating Jobs Newsletter

Culture Night on the Parade

By |2018-09-12T16:31:35+00:00September 12th, 2018|Events|

The Parade will be alive with the sounds and flavours of the street, with poets, choirs, bands and DJs. Kilkenny Arts Office invites you to treat yourself to gourmet tacos from the Bula Bus and chocolates from the Truffle Fairy as you watch the young poets from the Rhyme Rag Ensemble, listen to Kairen Caine and The Unity Singers then shuffle your feet to the beats of the se7en inch collective.   Culture Night on the Parade - schedule of events click this link to view

Comments Off on Culture Night on the Parade


By |2018-09-12T14:48:13+00:00September 12th, 2018|Events|

Check out Culture Night 2018 in Kilkenny  Events Brochure - click this link   to see what happening on Culture Night Kilkenny 21st September 2018


Giving Life and Hope Walk – Sept 21, 2018

By |2018-09-10T10:10:28+00:00September 10th, 2018|Events|

Teac Tom would like to invite everyone to participate in their annual ‘Giving Light & Hope Walk’ which will be held on 22nd September in Kilkenny and 23rd September in Laois. Teac Tom is part of The Thomas Hayes Trust CLG, a community and voluntary registered charity with branches in Kilkenny and Laois.  They provide free and immediate counselling, education and a drop in support. So far this year Teac Tom has provided free support to over 250 individuals and families. Register in advance for the walk @ Registration, [...]

Comments Off on Giving Life and Hope Walk – Sept 21, 2018

The Enterprising Community by Senan Cooke

By |2018-09-05T15:22:42+00:00September 5th, 2018|News|

Senan Cooke has released his new book "The Enterprising Community" which is a great resource to community groups from all walks of life, and addresses a critically important issue in Irish Society. It provides readers with a road-map for the development and capacity building for community groups. Senan Cooke’s details are: Senan Book Promotion - click here for more         Book Endorsements - click here to read

Comments Off on The Enterprising Community by Senan Cooke

The Ana Liffey Drug Project

By |2018-09-04T12:08:39+00:00September 4th, 2018|Events|

Waterford Town Hall Event to discuss a health-led response to the possession of drugs for personal use.  The Waterford Town Hall event will take place in Garter Lane Theatre, Waterford on 10th September at 6.30pm.  People can register for the event for FREE via this Eventbrite link:   Click here for more information

Comments Off on The Ana Liffey Drug Project

Care Alliance Ireland

By |2018-09-04T09:35:58+00:00September 4th, 2018|Events|

Care Alliance Ireland is co-ordinating a series of regional seminars to invite family carers of people with dementia to take part in discussions about the concept of resilience. The Kilkenny seminar will be held in The Springhill Court Hotel on September 11th, 2018 and will run from 10:00am to 1.00pm.     Click here for more details

Comments Off on Care Alliance Ireland