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Creating a Local Sustainable Future- Practical Actions for your Community

By |2022-09-16T16:10:30+01:00September 16th, 2022|News|

In Feb 2019, organised by the Public Participation Networks of five counties; Kilkenny, Tipperary, Waterford, Wexford and Carlow, in collaboration with the Irish Environmental Network, this event brought together 120 people from across the South East to explore ideas and actions that can be replicated in their locality, whether at home or in the community. Senator Grace O’Sullivan gave an opening speech, and an impressive lineup of facilitators hosted each workshop. This day gave insight into the challenges that communities are faced with and the possibilities that exist for positive [...]

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Expression of Interest for Kilkenny PPN Board of Management

By |2022-08-20T22:33:30+01:00August 20th, 2022|News, Public interest|

Kilkenny PPN is seeking Nominations for the following seats on the Board of Management 1X Thomastown/Callan MD 1X Piltown MD 1 X Kilkenny MD 1 X Social Inclusion Seat 2 X Environment The Kilkenny PPN Secretariat ( Board of Management) is made up of 10 members with 2 members drawn from each pillar: Social Inclusion; Community & Voluntary; Environment and 4 members representing the Municipal Districts (Kilkenny MD, Thomastown/Callan MD, Piltown MD and Castlecomer MD). To find out more about the role and to fill out the application form, [...]

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Ukraine School

By |2022-05-25T15:40:16+01:00May 25th, 2022|News, Public interest|

  Kilkenny Based Tech Entrepreneur sets up online Ukraine school to help pupils from the Ukrainian Community access Education Ukrainian children arriving in Kilkenny can benefit from the creation of Ukraine School, a free online educational platform to help Ukrainian pupils overcome language barriers and continue their learning whilst settling into schools in the UK. Ukraine School has been created by tech entrepreneur Brendan Morrissey from Kilkenny and his team at eSchools, which provides online teaching and communications solutions to teachers and pupils across 1,300 Irish and UK schools. The [...]

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Корисна інформація для Про послуги та підтримку в Кілкенні

By |2022-05-24T16:11:44+01:00May 24th, 2022|News, Public interest|

            Kilkenny Public Participation Network (PPN) has developed an Information Tool which details the services and supports in Kilkenny and nationally that are available to the people of Ukraine and their families. Click on the link below to find out more. You can also get copies of this information from the Ukrainian Response "One Stop Shop" located on John's Street, Kilkenny. Корисна інформація для Kilkenny PPN is part of the Community Response Forum for Ukraine which is led by Kilkenny Local Authority and has multiple [...]

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Information on Supports and Resources for the People of Ukraine

By |2022-03-16T15:38:23+00:00March 16th, 2022|News, Public interest|

How You Can Help Access Important Information Re Supports and Resources for the People of Ukraine As we continue to see the otrocity of war unfold in Ukraine with millions fleeing their country for protection in neighbouring countries, hundreds of people are coming forward to support the people of Ukraine in whatever way possible. If you want to find out ways you can help, please click on the below live document which details supports and resources for the people of Ukraine coming to Ireland. Ukraine Humanitarian Supports and Services Information

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‘Run with the Wolves’ St Patrick’s Day Community Pageant 2022

By |2022-02-24T11:21:37+00:00February 24th, 2022|News|

Kilkenny St Patrick's Day 2022  Community pageant – Running with the wolves  The Kilkenny St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place on Thursday the 17th March at 1.30pm. This year we have teamed up with Cartoon Saloon to create the Theme for the 2022 parade, ‘Run with the Wolves’. We have chosen this theme to acknowledge the wonderful work of the Kilkenny based animation studio Cartoon Saloon whose movie ‘WolfWalkers’ received an Oscar nomination in 2021. Wolfwalkers is set in Kilkenny in 1650 and tells the tale of Maebh, Robyn [...]

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LCDC Nomination Forms February 2022- Deadline Wednesday 16th February

By |2022-02-08T21:00:25+00:00February 8th, 2022|News, Public interest|

The purpose of the Kilkenny Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) is to draw on the knowledge and experience of the public and private sectors to bring about a more joined-up approach to community development and deliver effective and efficient services to citizens, particularly those who are disadvantaged.       The initial term is 3 years, however, the PPN Representatives may apply for re-nomination and re-election for a second term of 3 years.    As a result of public health measures, all meetings are now held virtually via Microsoft Teams however, [...]

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Kilkenny PPN- Creating a Vision for Community Well Being for Kilkenny

By |2022-01-28T14:55:16+00:00January 28th, 2022|Events, News, Public interest|

            Kilkenny PPN is developing a Vision for Community Well Being for Kilkenny. We want to ensure that the overall vision best reflects and represents all towns and villages throughout each municipal area. We need input from groups and organisations in North Kilkenny. To give participants an indication of what we are seeking to achieve, please take a look at the outline of What a Vision for Community Well Being is and some examples. Please click on the following links- 4. What is a Vision [...]

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PAYPAL GIVING FUND: A NEW WAY TO FUNDRAISE ONLINE

By |2022-01-26T11:02:27+00:00January 26th, 2022|Grants and Funding, News|

The Wheel is partnering with PayPal Giving Fund as they launch in Ireland to promote accessible, online fundraising for Irish charities. PayPal Giving Fund (PPGF) Ireland is a registered charity (No. 20205692) that aims to inspire a new wave of philanthropy, harnessing the power of technology to make giving a part of everyday life.  Partnering with platforms such as PayPal, PPGF develops innovative programs that introduce charitable giving in relevant and engaging ways to new audiences.   PPGF provides an effective and accessible way for charities to benefit from online fundraising, which has become more important now [...]

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The Age & Opportunity Active National Grant Scheme 2022- Deadline 25th February 2022.

By |2022-01-26T10:56:09+00:00January 26th, 2022|Grants and Funding, News|

The Age & Opportunity Active National Grant Scheme 2022 is now open for applications. We recognise the impact that Covid 19 has had on older peoples’ participation in sport and physical activity over the last 2 years. Therefore, within this 2022 Grant there are specific allocations aimed at encouraging older people back to sport and their clubs. We also recognise the impact Covid 19 has had on those living in nursing homes and attending day care settings so we are opening up the grant this year to all public and [...]

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