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Social Justice Ireland Autumn Training Programme for PPNs and Community Groups.

By |2019-07-26T11:15:12+01:00July 26th, 2019|News, Public interest|

Delivering a Literacy Friendly Service The session aims to: * Explain what literacy is, its causes, effects and the extent of literacy issues * Explore how you identify and respond in a sensitive way and deliver a literacy-friendly service * Identify practical strategies to communicate more clearly Learn and apply some practical plain English guidelines in your work * Encourage discussion, participation, and brainstorming of other effective ways to communicate Training will take place from 10am to 1pm, Leitrim, 26th September Athlone, 16th October Louth, 22nd October Dublin, 5th November [...]

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Clann Credo – Community Loan Finance Survey

By |2019-07-15T15:18:05+01:00July 15th, 2019|News, Public interest|

Clann Credo – Community Loan Finance want to find out how they can improve services and better meet the needs of communities across Ireland. You can help us by completing this brief survey - it only takes a few minutes to complete. And you could win €250 you for your favourite charity or community group. Clann Credo is asking its community and partners to take an active part in designing its future by participating in a strategic planning process. We commissioned Moondance Business Consultants to research and obtain feedback on [...]

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Clann Credo – Community Loan Finance Survey

By |2019-07-15T15:16:46+01:00July 15th, 2019|News, Public interest|

Clann Credo – Community Loan Finance want to find out how they can improve services and better meet the needs of communities across Ireland. You can help us by completing this brief survey - it only takes a few minutes to complete. And you could win €250 you for your favourite charity or community group. Clann Credo is asking its community and partners to take an active part in designing its future by participating in a strategic planning process. We commissioned Moondance Business Consultants to research and obtain feedback on [...]

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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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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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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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