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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 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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Biorefinery Glas: Farm Bioeconomy Demonstration Day

By |2019-07-02T14:35:28+01:00July 2nd, 2019|Events, Public interest|

On Thursday 11th July 2019, the Biorefinery Glas EIPAgri Operational Group in collaboration with Teagasc will host a free small-scale biorefinery field demonstration event at Shinagh farm in Bandon, Ireland. Funded by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine through the 2014- 2020 Rural Development Programme, Biorefinery Glas is among the worlds first small-scale biorefinery demonstration projects and and is working with Carbery farmers to demonstrate an opportunity for farmer diversification into the circular bioeconomy. Over a twoyear period the project will use a multi-product biorefinery to improve protein [...]

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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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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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