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PPN community funding opportunity

By |2019-07-15T12:18:09+01:00July 15th, 2019|Grants, News, Public interest|

Kilkenny Public Participation Network supports community groups with small once off projects that have a social inclusion remit and work towards the inclusion of those outlined in the Equal Status Acts 2000-2004 as well as other identifiable socially excluded groups. These acts prohibit discrimination and include nine grounds as follows: gender; marital status family status sexual orientation religious belief age disability race membership of the Traveller community.   While not a funding body, the PPN may on occasion have discretionary monies to support small projects. The smallest grant can be [...]

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Kilkenny Tidy Towns Forum

By |2019-07-12T13:57:52+01:00July 12th, 2019|Events, News, Public interest|

Kilkenny Tidy Towns Forum Kilkenny County Council will hold the second Tidy Towns Forum for 2019 on Thursday 25th July at 6.30 p.m. in B.o.I Workbench, Bank of Ireland, Parliament Street, Kilkenny. Representatives from existing and newly formed Tidy Towns Groups are invited to attend.  The forum will include guest speakers followed by open floor discussions between participants.  The Forum is also an opportunity for Tidy Towns Groups to engage with each other.   R.S.V.P to mary.cashin@kilkennycoco.ie or contact 056-7794470 by Friday 19th July, 2019. Kilkenny County Council looks forward [...]

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National Play Day & National Recreation Week 2019

By |2019-07-12T13:53:44+01:00July 12th, 2019|Grants, News|

National Play and Recreation Scheme 2019. Kilkenny County Council invite applications from groups who works with children & young people in the voluntary, community and not-for-profit under the National Play and Recreation Scheme 2019. National Play Day is targeted for pre-school age children. National Recreation Week is targeted at 12-18 year olds. The event can be held over a day, a weekend or a week between July and September The theme for this year is Back to Basics. Activities should be non-competitive and should focus on free play. Closing date: [...]

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Demolition of the Maturation Building on the former Smithwicks Brewery site

By |2019-07-10T11:06:24+01:00July 10th, 2019|News, Public interest|

Planning and Development Act 2000 - 2018 Planning and Development Regulations 2001 - 2018 NOTICE OF PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT BY A LOCAL AUTHORITY Demolition of the Maturation Building  on the former Smithwicks Brewery site (Abbey Quarter) in the townland of Gardens, Kilkenny. In accordance with Part 8, Article 81, of the above regulations, Kilkenny County Council hereby gives notice of its intention to demolish the maturation building on the former Smithwicks Brewery site. The proposed development will consist of the demolition of the single storey concrete framed building (approx. 1,000m2) which [...]

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Men’s Shed Funding under the Community Enhancement Programme 2019

By |2019-07-10T10:42:26+01:00July 10th, 2019|Grants, News|

Closing date: 4PM on Monday 30th September 2019 The Department of Rural and Community Development has allocated €0.5m to fund capital equipment or minor capital works in Men's Sheds, this follows from a discussion with the Irish Men's Shed Association .This new funding is a ring-fenced fund, under the existing Community Enhancement Programme. The application process is being administered by Kilkenny Local Community Development Committee (LCDCs) in Kilkenny. Applications for this ring-fenced funding can be made on the enclosed application form. All Men's Sheds in Ireland that are affiliated with [...]

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Public Consultation on the Draft Agriculture,Forest and Seafood Climate Change Sectoral Adaptation Plan.

By |2019-07-03T16:26:41+01:00July 3rd, 2019|News, Public interest|

Mr. Michael Creed T.D., Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine invites submissions, observations and comments on the Draft Agriculture, Forest and Seafood Climate Change Sectoral Adaptation Plan. This Plan is mandated by the Government’s National Adaptation Framework. Adaptation is about managing the unavoidable impacts of climate change. This Draft Sectoral Adaptation Plan for the agriculture, forest and seafood sectors presents an assessment of climate risks to these sectors and describes key adaptive measures. Why we are launching this consultation? The objective of this public consultation is to invite all [...]

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Public Consultation on a review of measures relating to the control of dogs in Ireland

By |2019-07-03T13:02:00+01:00July 3rd, 2019|News, Public interest|

Mr Sean Canney, T.D. Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development invites submissions, observations and comments on the Review of Measures relating to the Control of Dogs in Ireland. Only matters relating to dog control that come under Minister Canney’s area of responsibility and as outlined in the consultation document are being considered in this review. Other matters such as animal welfare, welfare of greyhounds, exporting of dogs and other animals etc. that come under the remit of the Department of Agriculture Food and the Marine [...]

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The Good Governance Award

By |2019-06-28T09:20:31+01:00June 28th, 2019|Events, News, Public interest|

The Good Governance Awards recognises and encourages adherence to good governance by nonprofit organisations in Ireland. The awards were developed by Carmichael with the support of our partners and leading national bodies in the nonprofit sector. The Good Governance Awards seek to; Acknowledge, encourage and promote good governance practice in the area of annual reports and others areas of good governance practice. Support and encourage the nonprofit sector to use their annual reports and financial statements to showcase their embracement of and adherence to good governance. Provide practical examples to [...]

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Platforms for Growth – A Programme for Tourism Investment 2019-2022

By |2019-06-27T13:25:54+01:00June 27th, 2019|Grants, News, Public interest|

Fáilte Ireland’s major new capital investment programme worth €150 million is called Platforms for Growth, and will run from 2019 to 2022. Major new visitor attractions of scale will be developed and existing attractions greatly enhanced under the programme which falls under the Government’s Project Ireland 2040 strategy. This is the largest investment programme of its kind to benefit tourism with individual grants available for large-scale visitor attractions of €2.5million upwards. It is unlike any other Fáilte Ireland call in that it specifically targets ‘platforms’ or project types that have [...]

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Festival Innovation Programme

By |2019-06-27T13:04:32+01:00June 27th, 2019|Grants, News, Public interest|

Fáilte Ireland has identified that an opportunity exists for festivals and events to play a more significant role in driving Ireland's tourism performance. This programme has been designed to identify proposals for ambitious and unique festivals and events which will stand out internationally. Festival Innovation Programme Guidelines Applicants can download a copy of the Festival Innovation Programme Guidelines, which outline the purpose of the programme and what we are looking for in a festival. Applicants should read the Guidelines carefully before making an application. Download a copy of the Festival Innovation [...]

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