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Kilkenny PPN Champion Scholarship Application Form

By | 2018-03-21T14:57:37+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Events, Grants, News|

Attached are 2 application forms the first is the Kilkenny PPN Application and the second is the Athlone IT application both forms must be completed and sent to the separate addresses shown. Any queries on either application please email ppnkilkenny@kilkennycoco.ie or phone Katherine on 087 1731634 Closing date is the 27th March at 5pm Kilkenny PPN Scholarship Application Form AIT generic application form-2013

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Kilkenny PPN BA Degree Scholarship Programme Criteria

By | 2018-03-21T14:57:37+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Events, Grants, News|

Kilkenny PPN are delighted to announce that it will sponsor 5 members to obtain a BA Degree in Business, Enterprise and Community Development in 2017. Applications will open on the 28th of February and close on the 27th March Please see attached link for criteria: Criteria for Kilkenny Public Participation Scholarship Programme

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New online genealogy toolkit for schools – Discover your family history

By | 2018-03-21T14:57:37+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|News|

Ever wanted to know more about your ancestors, but didn’t know how to? Minister Humphreys has just launched a new genealogy toolkit which provides a step-by-step guide on how to search through a range of online databases and archives. This website site is aimed primarily at second-level students, but will also be useful to the general public, many of whom may think family research is daunting and difficult https://www.irishgenealogy.ie/en/2016-family-history/welcome

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4. National Biodiversity Action Plan consultation deadline extended to 9th Feb

By | 2018-03-21T14:57:37+00:00 February 3rd, 2017|News|

In light of the high level of public interest that has been expressed so far in the Plan, and with a view to accommodating submissions from those who may not have had a chance over the initial window to examine the draft Plan in detail, the Dept of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs has extended the deadline for submissions. https://www.npws.ie/news/national-biodiversity-action-plan-public-consultation-extended-deadline-submissions-0

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‘Moments with Monuments’ every Wed evening on KCLR

By | 2018-03-21T14:57:38+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Events, News|

  Moments with Monuments, a series of 5 minute radio programmes which highlight the stories behind some of the monuments and plaques in County Kilkenny, will be broadcast every Wed in 2017 (starting this Wed 1st February) on KCLR's 'The Way It Is' between 6 and 7pm. The programme is produced by KCLR, with funding from the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland's Sound & Vision scheme and Kilkenny County Council Heritage Office. http://kilkennyheritage.ie/2017/01/kilkenny-monuments-and-plaques-monuments-and-plaques/

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Reminder: Hedge & tree cutting period ends on Feb 28th

By | 2018-03-21T14:57:38+00:00 January 31st, 2017|News|

  Hedge/Tree cutting should only be carried out during the period from 1st September to end of February. This is so as to avoid harming birds and their nests. It as an offence under Section 40 of the Wildlife Act 1976, amended by the Wildlife (Amendment) Act, 2000, to cut, burn or destroy any vegetation growing on uncultivated land or in a hedge or ditch during the period 1st March to 31st August (during the nesting and breeding season for birds and wildlife).  

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Don’t miss out on Kilkenny County Council Funding for 2017

By | 2018-03-21T14:57:38+00:00 January 20th, 2017|Grants, News|

Make sure you get your funding applications in to Kilkenny County Council in time https://indd.adobe.com/view/bf5a7e8f-777d-43e3-a301-7d953e080aa3 Go to pages 28-33 to find out what grants are available. call the relevant section to check deadlines and get application forms. Each section should be able to talk you through their process and requirements.  

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