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Have Your Say on the LECP Review!! A Series of Workshops Locally!!!

By |2022-10-03T17:21:25+01:00October 3rd, 2022|Events, News, Public interest|

Kilkenny Socio-Economic Statement 2023 - 2028 Final Draft Kilkenny County Council is currently preparing  a new Local Economic and Community Plan (LECP) and inviting your organisation to submit your feedback. The plan will set out for the period 2023 – 2028, the objectives and actions we believe are needed to promote and support the economic development and the local and community development of County Kilkenny. As part of our community consultation, we would like to hear your views on our 10 draft high-level goals and the sustainable community and [...]

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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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Kilkenny Community and Voluntary Awards 2021 Official Online Video

By |2021-12-14T10:19:17+00:00December 14th, 2021|Events, News, Public interest|

  On behalf of Kilkenny PPN and Kilkenny Volunteer Centre, we would like to express are thanks and gratitude to all those our volunteers and community organisations, groups and individuals who continue to work so tirelessly, with so much effort and resilience especially in what has been a very challenging time for the Community sector and the country as a whole. Thank you especially to all those who put forward nominations for this years Community and Voluntary Awards 2021. Check out the video which went live via our facebook page [...]

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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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