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The National Volunteering Strategy needs your input

By |2019-01-15T15:02:26+01:00January 15th, 2019|Events|

Have your voice heard Carlow Volunteer Centre are holding a Focus Group on Monday January 28th next in Woodford/Dolmen Hotel, Carlow.       Volunteering Strategy - click this link for more information

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Kilkenny Age Friendly

By |2019-01-15T14:30:21+01:00January 15th, 2019|Events|

F.A.O. all Business Owners/Managers   REAP THE BENEFITS OF BECOMING AN ACCREDITED AGE FRIENDLY BUSINESS! Did you know that across the EU, older people are responsible for 50% of consumer spending? It’s easy to become an accredited Age Friendly Business and reap the benefits for all concerned. All you need to do is sign up and participate in the forthcoming Age Friendly Business Recognition Programme. It’s free to take part and there are just 5 simple steps:     Age Friendly Business Recruitment - click this link for more information

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Community Funding Ireland Workshop + Twitter Connections

By |2019-01-09T12:18:27+01:00January 9th, 2019|Events|

Funding Workshop for Community Voluntary Groups - In conjunction with the above Community Wetlands Forum and a host of relevant support agencies, Community Finance Ireland  are really looking are really forward to presenting at this event on the 18th January, 2019 - 9.30 p.m. to 12.30 p.m. in Clara Bog Visitor Centre For more information checkout their website https://www.communityfinance.ie/#home To register your interest please click on this link  https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/funding-workshop-community-voluntary-groups-tickets-54521209405?utm_term=eventurl_text

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ArtL!nks Bursaries 2019

By |2019-01-09T09:22:33+01:00January 9th, 2019|Grants|

The ArtLinks partners in Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford are pleased to announce that they are currently accepting applications for the ArtLinks Bursary Awards 2019. Artists must be a member of ArtLinks to avail of these supports. Membership is free and is open to both Professional and Emerging Artists who are resident within the four partner Local Authorities. If you are not already a member you can register http://www.artlinks.ie/ Please be advised that activation to get clients approved for registration for membership takes 72 hours minimum during the working week [...]

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Newpark Close Family Resource Centre Events

By |2019-01-09T09:06:57+01:00January 9th, 2019|Events|

NEWPARK CLOSE FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE – details of events happening at the centre. – PARENT + TODDLER GROUP – Tuesday mornings – 10am to 12noon - contact Ber Brophy on 056-772-3309 NFRC Toddler Group - click here for more information – SAFETY TRAINING – ONE DAY COURSE   Includes: – Safe plan of Action; Safe Operation of Horticultural Tools and Equipment; Chemical Spraying -  NFRC Safe Operation – MANUAL HANDLING TRAINING – ONE DAY COURSE     Certification valid for 3 years – Group Discount available.    NFRC Handling Training For further information on these [...]

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Community Water Development Fund 2019

By |2019-01-08T14:23:31+01:00January 8th, 2019|Grants|

The Local Authority Waters Programme are pleased to announce the launch of an open call for applications to a Community Water Development Fund 2019. Closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 12th February 2019 at 7.00pm.    Please see links below for more information and application form. Community Water Development Fund Press release         2019 Guidelines Community Water Development Fund      2019 Application Form Community Water Development Fund Application

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All Ireland Pollinator Plan 2015-2020

By |2019-01-07T15:29:22+01:00January 7th, 2019|News|

Get involved with the Irish Pollinator Initiative - About one third of our Ireland’s 101 native bee species are threatened with extinction. Bees are the most important pollinator of crops and native plant species in Ireland, and according to a recent study by the Department of the Environment, are worth an estimated €85 million per annum to the Irish economy.     Click this link to view the aims of the initiative

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Scheme to Support National Organisations in the Community and Voluntary Sector (SSNO) 2019-2022 – Call for Applications

By |2019-01-07T14:01:19+01:00January 7th, 2019|Grants|

Pobal on behalf of the Department of Rural and Community Development (DRCD) invite applications for funding from eligible organisations under the Scheme to Support National Organisations in the Community and Voluntary Sector (SSNO) 2019-2022. Details about the programme, the application process and how to register to attend pre-application support events on Wednesday 9th or Thursday 10th of January, 2019 will be available on www.pobal.ie/programmes/ from Friday 14th of December, 2018. The closing date for receipt of applications is 3pm on Thursday 31st January, 2019.

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Recovery College South East Timetable Jan-May 2019

By |2019-01-16T09:11:44+01:00January 7th, 2019|News|

Recover College South East’s Winter/Spring 2019 timetable for Kilkenny, Carlow and Wexford have been announced - please click on the relevant links here    SE RecoveryCollege Kilkenny Timetable Jan to May 2019                                     SE RecoveryCollege CARLOW Timetable - Jan to May 2019       SE RecoveryCollege WEXFORD Timetable Jan-May 2019    to view the timetables and the relevant enrolment forms. The courses/workshops in the Recovery College are for everyone, as mental health is everyone's business.  We are all directly or indirectly affected by it. Completed enrolment forms can be posted or emailed to the Recovery College South East [...]

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Call for Input on the development of a national volunteering strategy

By |2018-12-10T13:59:38+01:00December 10th, 2018|News|

THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT have published a ‘Call for Input’ on the development of a national volunteering strategy. The document poses a number of questions on the current state of volunteering in Ireland, the challenges faced by volunteers and organisations and how we can develop the future of volunteering. Answers to these questions will inform the development of a national volunteering strategy. Volunteer Ireland and the network of Volunteer Centres and Volunteering Information Services have been advocating for a national volunteering strategy for many years and this [...]

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