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Minister Humphreys announces a further €45m under the Regional Enterprise Development Fund

By |2019-06-24T13:20:44+01:00June 24th, 2019|Grants, News|

The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys TD, today, announced that she would be making a further €45 million available under the Regional Enterprise Development Fund (REDF). The announcement was made by Minister Humphreys today at the recently opened Cavan Digital Hub, which was developed with the support of REDF. The fund is an initiative of the Government under Project Ireland 2040 and aligns with the Department’s Future Jobs Ireland plan. The call is open for applications from today and closes on 25th September 2019. The successful projects [...]

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Piltown Urban Enhancement Scheme

By |2019-06-17T12:06:17+01:00June 17th, 2019|News, Public interest|

In accordance with Part 8, Article 81 of the above Regulations, Kilkenny County Council as lead authority hereby gives notice of proposals pertaining to the following development: Traffic management, carriageway, footpath and general public realm enhancements in Piltown from the Tower Monument along the Main Street and through to the junction with the Corloughan Road on the R698, a distance of approximately 2km. The proposed Piltown Urban Enhancement Scheme provides for: Standardisation of the carriageway width to 6m Provision of mini roundabouts at Ardclone Road Junction & Hillcrest Road Junction [...]

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Ormonde Street – Urban Enhancement & Improvement Works

By |2019-06-17T12:12:30+01:00June 17th, 2019|News, Public interest|

NOTICE OF PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT BY A LOCAL AUTHORITY Comhairle Chontae Chill Chainnigh Kilkenny County Council Proposed development by a Local Authority Planning and Development Acts 2000-2018 Planning and Development Regulations 2001-2018 Ormonde Street - Urban Enhancement & Improvement Works In accordance with Part 8, Article 81 of the above Regulations, Kilkenny County Council as lead authority hereby gives notice of proposals pertaining to the following development: Traffic management, carriageway, footpath and general public realm enhancements on Ormonde Street from its junction with Patrick Street to its junction with Lower New [...]

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Climate Change Adaptation Strategy Public Consultation

By |2019-06-17T12:11:57+01:00June 17th, 2019|News, Public interest|

KILKENNY COUNTY COUNCIL Comhairle Chontae Cill Chainnigh Climate Change Adaptation Strategy Public Consultation Kilkenny County Council has prepared a draft Local Authority Climate Change Adaptation Strategy in accordance with the provisions of The Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act 2015 and the National Adaptation Framework (NAF), 2018. Purpose of the Strategy: The Climate Change Adaptation Strategy takes on the role as the primary instrument at local level to: ensure a proper comprehension of the key risks and vulnerabilities of climate change; bring forward the implementation of climate resilient actions [...]

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Savour Kilkenny Food Festival

By |2019-06-17T11:18:43+01:00June 17th, 2019|Events, News|

24 - Monday 28 October 2019 Venue: Various locations in Kilkenny The 2019 programme features demos and talks from some of the nation’s favourite chefs and personalities, as well as a jam-packed schedule of events and an outdoor market with a wide selection of wonderful artisan food from the over 100 stalls on display. Savour Kilkenny 2019 will mark the 13th year of the festival. Over the years it has grown from a small food festival showcasing local artisan producers, to one of the country’s leading food festivals. SAVOUR MARKET [...]

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Bike Week 22nd to 30 June

By |2019-06-17T11:06:43+01:00June 17th, 2019|Events, News|

Bike Week 2019 Do you want to play your part and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions? Bike Week 2019 is all about embracing climate change. We are encouraging everyone, young and old, to play their part. So why not leave the car behind, join KRSP and hop on your bike?   Bike Maintenance Workshop – This practical workshop will allow you to carry out work on your own bike under the close eye of experienced, professional bike mechanics. After this class, you will have confidence to carry out basic repairs [...]

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Muintir na Tíre Funding

By |2019-06-17T09:32:51+01:00June 17th, 2019|Grants, News|

Muintir na Tíre has been allocated funding by the Department of Rural and Community Development to install Carbon Monoxide alarms in the homes of elderly and vulnerable persons. This programme is aimed at persons who do not have existing alarms and do not have the resources to install alarms themselves. It will be rolled out through Muintir Community Alert Groups and Community Councils. These groups will apply for alarms for residents in their areas and will install them on a voluntary basis. They are battery powered alarms so installation is [...]

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Funding Opportunity for recent Arts graduates

By |2019-06-13T16:30:45+01:00June 13th, 2019|Grants, News|

New Funding Opportunity for Recent Arts Graduates through the Artist in the Community Scheme Create, the national development agency for the collaborative arts, are pleased to announce a NEW Artist in the Community (AIC) Scheme award for Recent Graduates, introduced in 2019. The AIC Scheme is funded the Arts Council, and managed by Create. Recent Graduate Research and Development Award (with Mentoring) Recent Graduate artists are defined as those of any age, who have graduated from an undergraduate degree programme in the arts in the past three years and are [...]

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Cruinniú na nÓg

By |2019-06-12T16:30:14+01:00June 12th, 2019|Events, News|

Cruinniú na nÓg Cruinniú na nÓg will take place this Friday and Saturday 14th & 15th June nationwide with free events to help children and young people get creative. To find events in Kilkenny go to https://www.kilkennylibrary.ie/eng/news/cruinniu-na-nog-kilkenny-programme-2019-final.pdf   The Big Dig & Hidden Histories The School of Irish Archaeology and Butler Gallery, co-ordinated by Kilkenny County Council Heritage office, will host the Big Dig & Hidden Histories workshops on Saturday 15th June. This event has been developed to celebrate the restoration and re-development of Evan’s Home as the new Butler [...]

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Crisis Text Line need volunteers

By |2019-06-11T16:04:47+01:00June 11th, 2019|News|

Crisis Text Line is seeking to recruit 300 volunteers in advance of its launch later this year.   Crisis Text Line is Ireland’s first free 24/7 text service for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help.   The Crisis Text Line platform will connect texters with a volunteer, who is most likely at home, who has been trained to listen, reassure and guide people from a hot moment to a cool calm.   All conversations are anonymous, [...]

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