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Kilkenny Migrant Integration Survey

By |2020-05-20T17:38:54+01:00May 20th, 2020|News|

Kilkenny County Council, KLP and Kilkenny PPN are currently developing a Migration Integration Action Plan for the county and we would like your help. The survey at the link below is open to everyone living/working in County Kilkenny, whether you have always lived in Kilkenny, or have recently moved here. This survey should take between five and ten minutes to complete. Your input would be very much appreciated! Kilkenny Migrant Integration Survey Enquête sur l'intégration des migrants à Kilkenny Ankieta na temat integracji imigrantów w hrabstwie Kilkenny استبيان حول اندماج [...]

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The Community Call Information Leaflet

By |2020-04-17T17:19:35+01:00April 17th, 2020|News|

The Community Call We’re in this together As part of the Government response to the COVID-19 crisis, your local authority (council) has established a COVID-19 Community Call Forum. Your local forum works with State agencies and community and voluntary groups to provide supports or services to any vulnerable person who needs them. Your forum brings together different organisations to provide important services like: collection and delivery of essential items like food, ‘meals-on-wheels’, household items, fuel or medicine (in line with guidance) support if you are experiencing social isolation or are [...]

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Useful COVID-19 Web Resources

By |2020-04-17T17:15:27+01:00April 17th, 2020|News|

HSE Mental Health Engagement: Information about Mental Health Services during Covid-19: https://www.activelink.ie/community-exchange/news/75270 Irish Heart: New rules for easier access to medicines during Coronavirus: https://www.activelink.ie/community-exchange/news/75412 People who are Deaf are especially vulnerable during COVID-19 emergency: https://www.activelink.ie/community-exchange/news/75344 ALONE launch a COVID-19 support line for older people: https://www.activelink.ie/community-exchange/news/75137 Women's Aid: 24hr National Freephone Helpline 1800 341 900: https://www.activelink.ie/community-exchange/services-requests/75411 Information guide and dedicated bank phonelines for cocooning and vulnerable bank customers: https://www.activelink.ie/community-exchange/services-requests/75424

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€2.5 million fund for community groups involved in Covid-19

By |2020-04-17T17:03:26+01:00April 17th, 2020|News|

Minister Ring announces €2.5 million fund for community groups involved in Community Call response to Covid-19 Fund will prioritise organisations delivering frontline services such as Meals on Wheels Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural & Community Development, has today (Thursday 9th of April) launched a €2.5 million fund to support community and voluntary groups involved in the delivery of COVID-19 community response efforts. The COVID-19 Emergency Fund will provide immediate and urgently needed funding totaling €2.5 million. This will be available to groups that are participating in the Government’s “Community Call” initiative [...]

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COVID-19 Information Downloads

By |2020-04-17T16:53:40+01:00April 17th, 2020|News|

  Download advice for people giving support: COVID_19 Advice when giving and receiving supports         Download COVID_19 Local Authority Community Response Contact Information: COVID_19 Local Authority Community Response Contact Information    

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Fly the Flag to Support Front Line Workers

By |2020-04-17T16:36:12+01:00April 17th, 2020|News|

Kilkenny PPN Urges You to Support Front Line Workers Be Part of "Fly the Flag" initiative Families and Young people are being asked to show their colours in a new campaign to fly a flag in support of frontline workers in the battle against Covid-19. The initiative is being spearheaded by all of the major teacher bodies and is calling on young people to put club, county or any sporting colours they like up in their homes as a public display of gratitude for the efforts of the medical community [...]

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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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Social Justice Ireland Autumn Training Programme for PPNs and Community Groups.

By |2019-09-09T12:43:55+01:00July 26th, 2019|News, Public interest|

Delivering a Literacy Friendly Service The session aims to: * Explain what literacy is, its causes, effects and the extent of literacy issues * Explore how you identify and respond in a sensitive way and deliver a literacy-friendly service * Identify practical strategies to communicate more clearly Learn and apply some practical plain English guidelines in your work * Encourage discussion, participation, and brainstorming of other effective ways to communicate Training will take place from 10am to 1pm, Leitrim, 26th September Athlone, 16th October Louth, 22nd October Dublin, 5th November [...]

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