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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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Failte Ireland Destination Towns – open for applications

By |2019-06-27T13:03:33+01:00June 27th, 2019|Grants, News|

Through Fáilte Ireland’s Destination Towns initiative, every Local Authority in the country – including Kilkenny County Council - will be able to bid for funding of between €250,000 and €500,000 to develop up to two towns in their area that have the potential to become a tourism hub.The new scheme, which is now open for applications, will provide funding for the Local Authority to enhance public spaces and attract more overseas visitors. The Ireland’s Ancient East team is working closely with the council on its funding submission. The closing date [...]

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CREATIVE IRELAND KILKENNY GRANT SCHEME

By |2019-06-26T10:46:41+01:00June 26th, 2019|Grants, News, Public interest|

Kilkenny County Council will award a limited number of grants to cultural projects in the county as part of the Creative Ireland 2019 Programme. The amount awarded to any one project will not exceed €5,000 in 2019. The quantity and value of awards will comprise of two awards to the value of €2,500 and one award to the value of €5000. For more information please see https://www.kilkennylibrary.ie/…/creative-ireland-kilkenny-… To download an application form please follow the below link or contact me directly. https://www.kilkennylibrary.ie/…/creative-ireland-applicati… https://www.creativeireland.gov.ie/en/about

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Fáilte Ireland will invest €1 million to improve the websites and digital skillsets of visitor attractions

By |2019-06-25T18:23:31+01:00June 25th, 2019|Grants, News, Public interest|

Online footprint of visitor attractions and activity providers in the Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands region set to benefit from new programme Fáilte Ireland will invest €1 million to improve the websites and digital skillsets of visitor attractions and activity providers in the Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands region. This announcement was made today by Minister of State for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, Kevin Boxer Moran, with applications now being accepted by Fáilte Ireland up until Wednesday, 24th July 2019. Fáilte Ireland’s new Website Improvement Programme will focus on developing [...]

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Event Support (including Workshops & Conferences)

By |2019-06-25T17:03:50+01:00June 25th, 2019|Grants, News, Public interest|

The EPA research programme has allocated budget to provide funding to support workshops, seminars and other events. Normally the amount of funding per event will not exceed €3,000. Funding is provided only for events with a clear relevance to Irish environmental research priorities and on the condition that the events are run on a not-for-profit basis. The event should showcase current national research by the organisers and EPA funded-groups, and also could include an international keynote speaker. In terms of audience/participants, the event should target other researchers working in the [...]

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