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Free PPN Webinar Learn about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

By |2021-11-19T16:19:54+00:00November 19th, 2021|Events, News, Public interest|

Thursday 25th November from 6pm Kilkenny PPN has organised a workshop which is being facilitated by Development Perspectives. This is specifically for PPN member organisations, PPN representatives and Secretariat members as well as other PPN Stakeholders. We need to address the global challenges the world faces and tackle all dimensions of sustainable development, in a balanced and integrated manner. Development Perspectives (DP) as part of a strategic consortium including Aontas, Irish Rural Link, Concern and NUIM, has been funded by Irish Aid to create a workbook for Public Participation Networks [...]

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Kilkenny PPN and LAWPRO Online Meeting – Kilkenny Rivers Under Threat

By |2021-11-12T11:35:46+00:00November 12th, 2021|Events, News|

          Kilkenny’s Rivers are under threat from Pollution   A PPN community group meeting, organised by the Local Authority Waters Programme (LAWPRO) and facilitated by Kilkenny PPN, will take place on Tuesday 23rd of November 2021 at 7pm. The purpose is to discuss the issues affecting water quality in Kilkennyrivers, andwhat is proposed to protect and restore them. If you are concerned about the condition of your local river. Please join the meeting and have your say. Water quality in our rivers, lakes, groundwater, and coastal waters have [...]

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Yulefest Funding Application 2021

By |2021-11-02T14:27:39+00:00November 2nd, 2021|Events, Grants and Funding, News|

            YULEFEST 2021 COMMUNITY ENHANCEMENT FUNDING SCHEME Deadline 19th of November. Yulefest - Christmas in Kilkenny 2021 is offering grant-aid to enable towns and villages in the Municipal Districts of Kilkenny to enhance the 2021 Christmas experience for everyone in their area. Applications can only be submitted by established local community groups. Individuals cannot apply. The funding is available to community organisations to dress and light your town or village or create an outdoor public Christmas experiences or events which would be accessible and applicable [...]

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Kilkenny Community & Voluntary Awards 2021 Nomination Form

By |2021-09-22T13:24:17+01:00September 22nd, 2021|COVID-19 Resources & Information, Events, News, Public interest|

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GGJ-lA1P0R8 The Kilkenny Community and Voluntary awards will take place on 2nd December 2021 and is a collaborative effort between Kilkenny Volunteer Centre and Kilkenny PPN with support from Kilkenny County Council and the Department of Rural and Community Development.   The aim of the awards is to recognise the commitment of the countless community and voluntary groups across Co. Kilkenny and the volunteers who work tirelessly to provide services to the old, the young, the isolated, the lonely, and the vulnerable in our community.   The awards will [...]

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National Water Safety Awareness Week June 14th -June 20th

By |2021-06-18T14:33:28+01:00June 18th, 2021|Events, News, Public interest|

National Water Safety Awareness Week takes place from June 14th – June 20th 2021. During the week, Water Safety Ireland’s national campaign will communicate important water safety messages to the Irish public. The central theme for this year is ‘Better Safe, Than Sorry’ – reminding us all to take necessary care when on, near or in water. Further details can be found at www.watersafety.ie/national-water-safety-awareness-week/  

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REGISTER NOW FOR KILKENNY PPN VIRTUAL PLENARY JUNE 15th 2021

By |2021-06-04T14:46:13+01:00June 4th, 2021|Events, News, Public interest|

Hopefully this will be the last online Plenary that Kilkenny PPN will have. We are very eager to have an opportunity to meet and greet once again and get back to being back on the ground with you again. Until then, we will continue to work with you and on your behalf to ensure that your voice is heard at policy level. Kilkenny PPN has continued to work and deliver upon its objectives albeit differently than before. We will be hosting our Plenary online on Tuesday 15th of June from [...]

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DEPARTMENTAL STRUCTURAL REVIEW OF THE PPN’s NOW OPEN – Online Survey

By |2021-06-04T13:23:54+01:00June 4th, 2021|Events, News, Public interest|

The Department of Rural and Community Development (DRCD) are interested in getting your views on Public Participation Networks (PPNs). PPNs were first set up six years ago. They are now operational in all counties in Ireland and have over 18,000 groups with over 1.5 million members registered with them. The Department of Rural and Community Development (DRCD) has appointed Mazars consultants to carry out an independent structural review of the PPNs to guide their future development and ensure that the structures in place allow for effective representation of their communities [...]

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Creating a Vision for Community Well Being for Kilkenny

By |2021-05-24T18:17:34+01:00May 24th, 2021|Events, News, Public interest|

Let's work together to develop a Vision for Community Well being for Kilkenny. What is a Vision for Community Well being? Developing a Vision for Community Well being means thinking about what we have and what we need to help Kilkenny to be as great as it can be for us and for the many generations that follow on from ours. Our well being is affected by many things; the economy, the environment, community services and more. As part of a national initiative, the PPN has been tasked by Government [...]

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Register Now for Kilkenny PPN “Check-In” Online Plenary For Thursday 26th November 

By |2021-01-10T22:03:00+00:00November 20th, 2020|COVID-19 Resources & Information, Events|

Register Now for Kilkenny PPN "Check-In" Online Plenary For Thursday 26th November  6.30pm-8pm As you know, we are all forced to do our jobs differently during this difficult time. This year, Kilkenny PPN will host their Plenary online.   In years past, it was a wonderful opportunity for our members to get together, have a meal and learn from each others experience. This year, has been challenging in light of the Covid-19 pandemic, especially for the Community and Voluntary sector. Funding avenues have been channeled in other directions, monies are [...]

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Heritage Week 17th – 25th August 2019

By |2019-08-14T14:24:13+01:00August 14th, 2019|Events, News|

Things to Do for Heritage Week in County Kilkenny - 17th – 25th August 2019 The theme of this year's National Heritage Week, which runs from Saturday 17th to Sunday 25th August, is "Pastimes, Past Times". From Callan to Coon, and Gowran to Kells, there are events taking place throughout Kilkenny, and most events are free. Build a round Tower Sketch in the Gallery Dig for archaeology Photograph the City Experience threshing Meet the Gardener Research your family tree Learn to juggle Visit the Barracks Museum Hike a hill Heritage [...]

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