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SOS Kilkenny are finalists in SEAI Sustainable Energy Awards 2018

By |2019-01-30T11:49:56+00:00January 30th, 2019|News|

3CEA were selected for its work on a project with SOS Kilkenny, a long-established organisation which provides a lifetime commitment to people with a learning disability. 3CEA team were delighted that SOS Kilkenny was selected as a finalist and our team was delighted to work with SOS Kilkenny team to save energy, reduce their spend on heating and lighting and improve working and living conditions for all. Being shortlisted in the SEAI awards as an example of good practice in their work in the public sector, is simply the icing on the cake. [...]

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EOLAS Project Lead Vacancy

By |2019-01-30T08:48:05+00:00January 29th, 2019|News|

The EOLAS Project is a mental health information and learning programme for service users with experience of psychosis (particularly Schizophrenia or Bipolar Disorder) and their families. EOLAS is unique as it uses a co-facilitated model working collaboratively in the delivery of its programmes. People with self-experience, family members and clinicians work together to provide information and promote recovery. The EOLAS Project Lead working alongside a Service User Project Worker, will be employed and line managed by Kildare Youth Services, and will report in to the EOLAS Steering Committee. This is [...]

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LCDC Lone Parent Task Group Invitation to Tender

By |2019-01-28T13:20:15+00:00January 28th, 2019|News|

KILKENNY LOCAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE LONE PARENTS TASK GROUP: Invitation to Tender Introduction The LCDC Task Group wish to undertake a detailed county profile, needs analysis and plan that describes focussed driven outcomes as part of an interagency response to the needs of Lone Parents living in Kilkenny. Quotes are being sought from suitably qualified and experienced individuals or organisations to undertake the needs analysis, profile and action plan. Aim of the Research: To develop a comprehensive profile, needs analysis and integrated action driven plan to address identified key issues [...]

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Treoir (The National Federation of Services for Unmarried Parents and their Children)

By |2019-01-28T13:27:40+00:00January 28th, 2019|News|

Treoir (The National Federation of Services for Unmarried Parents and their Children) promotes the rights and best interests of unmarried parents and their children through providing specialist information and advocating for their rights. Treoir operates a free, confidential, national, specialist information service for unmarried parents, their extended families and those working with them. Our service is for unmarried parents, living together or apart, both opposite and same-sex. Treoir has a long history of providing workshops on key issues affecting unmarried parents. Treoir would be happy to host a workshop to [...]

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2019 Sustainable Development Goal Advocate

By |2019-01-22T16:21:56+00:00January 22nd, 2019|News|

Development Perspectives are currently recruiting for our SDG advocate programme, the programme offers 26 active citizens an opportunity to represent their community, by becoming one of Ireland’s positive change makers. The 8 month training course will allow the advocates to deepen their understanding of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals, represent the project internationally and lead transformative change in Ireland. They are looking for community activists, change makers and global thinkers to apply for the chance to take part by February 19th. The chosen participants will travel to Vietnam or Tanzania [...]

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All Ireland Pollinator Plan 2015-2020

By |2019-01-07T15:29:22+00:00January 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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Recovery College South East Timetable Jan-May 2019

By |2019-01-16T09:11:44+00:00January 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+00:00December 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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Enabling Inclusive Communities – New Report by Pobal

By |2018-12-03T14:29:19+00:00December 3rd, 2018|News|

A new report by Pobal has underlined the importance of the State valuing and supporting the community, voluntary and not-for-profit sector. The report - Enabling Inclusive Communities: Achievements, Challenges & Future Directions - followed a series of regional seminars between November 2017 and April 2018 on the theme of ‘enabling inclusive communities: achievements, challenges and future directions’. The 5 seminars, attended by representatives from 247 organisations, provided an opportunity for Pobal to engage directly with community stakeholders across a range of programmes, while providing a reflective space to identify what was working [...]

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CALLAN & THOMASTOWN DRAFT LOCAL AREA PLANS

By |2018-11-27T15:41:34+00:00November 27th, 2018|News|

CALLAN & THOMASTOWN DRAFT LOCAL AREA PLANS Kilkenny County Council invites submissions on draft local area plans for Callan and Thomastown. Comments on the plans must be submitted by 5pm Thursday 20th December 2018. View plans at https://consult.kilkenny.ie/en/consulta ... -plan-2019 and https://consult.kilkenny.ie/en/consulta ... -plan-2019

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