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Kilkenny PPN Draft Workplan for 2023

By |2022-11-30T16:51:33+00:00November 30th, 2022|News, Public interest, Resources|

The Workplan for Kilkenny PPN for 2023 is available for review below. This is being presented to member groups at the PPN Plenary on 30th of November for consideration and a deadline for input from members is Friday 6th January 2023. Should you wish to provide input for consideration, please email   Kilkenny PPN Workplan 2023

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Kilkenny Older Person’s Council 10th Anniversary of the Age Friendly Programme

By |2022-11-14T16:34:13+00:00November 14th, 2022|News, Public interest|

Kilkenny Older Person's Council A fabulous production by Kilkenny Older Person's Council (OPC) in celebration of 10 years of the Kilkenny Age Friendly Programme. The OPC has a dedicated, hard-working committee who continuously strive to deliver a programme which creates the kind of communities in which older people live autonomous, independent and valued lives. To date, the local government led Age Friendly Programmes across Ireland have implemented real change in imaginative and cost-effective ways. Access to outdoor spaces and buildings is fundamental to the vision. The programme has a strong [...]

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Free Workshop-“How to Set Up and Run a Small Non Profit Organisation”

By |2022-10-20T10:26:10+01:00October 20th, 2022|Events, News, Public interest, Resources|

Kilkenny PPN is hosting a Free Workshop for anyone interested in setting up a small non-profit organisation. "How to Set Up and Run a Small Non Profit Organisation" will take place in St Canice's Neighbourhood Hall on Wednesday 2nd of November, 7pm-9pm. Please Register in advance on or call 087 1731634

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Call for Nominations to SPC 4- Environment Protection, Climate Action and Energy

By |2022-10-17T09:16:46+01:00October 17th, 2022|News, Public interest|

Kilkenny PPN is currently seeking expressions of interest to fill the PPN Environmental Seat of the Strategic Policy Committee (SPC) 4 within Kilkenny County Council. Please find below further information on the call for nominations and the nomination form which needs to be filled and submitted to Kilkenny PPN before 5pm on Monday 24th of October, 2022. Nominations can be submitted by email: or by post: Kilkenny PPN, Unit 1, Hebron House, McDonagh Junction, Kilkenny Call for Nominations to the Special Policy Committee SPC 4 (Word Doc) Call for [...]

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Yulefest Community Enhancement Funding 2022- Deadline for Applications 19th November 2022

By |2022-10-14T14:05:31+01:00October 14th, 2022|Grants and Funding, News, Public interest|

YULEFEST 2022 COMMUNITY ENHANCEMENT FUNDING SCHEME Yulefest - Christmas in Kilkenny 2022 is offering grant-aid to enable towns and villages in the Municipal Districts of Kilkenny to enhance the 2022 Christmas experience for everyone in their area. Applications can only be submitted by established local community groups. Individuals cannot apply!!!! The funding is available to community organisations to dress and light your town or village or create an outdoor public Christmas experiences or events which would be accessible and applicable to all of the community for example; Dressing towns and [...]

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Useful Governance Templates For Your Community Group/Non for Profit/ Company Limited by Guarantee

By |2022-10-11T16:44:41+01:00October 11th, 2022|News, Public interest, Resources|

A comprehensive list of blank templates for community groups to use for set up/good governance prepared by Kilkenny PPN. This is not an exhaustive list but should help to guide any organisation. The templates can be amended to suit your group. If you have any queries, contact Mags or Bortha on 056 7794181 or email:   Kilkenny PPN-Sample-Simple-Constitution-29_03_18 Kilkenny PPN-Simple-Financial-Procedures Kilkenny PPN-UE-Executive-Committee-Member-Responsibilities-29_03_18 Kilkenny-PPN-Sub_Committee-Terms-of-Reference-29_03_18-1 Kilkenny-PPN-Simple-Financial-Procedures-1 Kilkenny PPN-Meeting-Agenda-Template-for-Group_Assoc Kilkenny-PPN-Minute-Taking Kilkenny-PPN-Meeting-Agenda-Template-for-CLG_UIE Kilkenny PPN-Group-v-Charity Kilkenny PPN-GDPR-Basics Kilkenny PPN Model-Consitution-for-unincorporated-bodies Kilkenny PPN-Code-of-Conduct-Template Kilkenny PPN-CLG-UE-AGM-Agenda-Template-29_03_18    

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Have Your Say on the LECP Review!! A Series of Workshops Locally!!!

By |2022-10-03T17:21:25+01:00October 3rd, 2022|Events, News, Public interest|

Kilkenny Socio-Economic Statement 2023 - 2028 Final Draft Kilkenny County Council is currently preparing  a new Local Economic and Community Plan (LECP) and inviting your organisation to submit your feedback. The plan will set out for the period 2023 – 2028, the objectives and actions we believe are needed to promote and support the economic development and the local and community development of County Kilkenny. As part of our community consultation, we would like to hear your views on our 10 draft high-level goals and the sustainable community and [...]

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Creating a Local Sustainable Future- Practical Actions for your Community

By |2022-09-16T16:10:30+01:00September 16th, 2022|News|

In Feb 2019, organised by the Public Participation Networks of five counties; Kilkenny, Tipperary, Waterford, Wexford and Carlow, in collaboration with the Irish Environmental Network, this event brought together 120 people from across the South East to explore ideas and actions that can be replicated in their locality, whether at home or in the community. Senator Grace O’Sullivan gave an opening speech, and an impressive lineup of facilitators hosted each workshop. This day gave insight into the challenges that communities are faced with and the possibilities that exist for positive [...]

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Expression of Interest for Kilkenny PPN Board of Management

By |2022-08-20T22:33:30+01:00August 20th, 2022|News, Public interest|

Kilkenny PPN is seeking Nominations for the following seats on the Board of Management 1X Thomastown/Callan MD 1X Piltown MD 1 X Kilkenny MD 1 X Social Inclusion Seat 2 X Environment The Kilkenny PPN Secretariat ( Board of Management) is made up of 10 members with 2 members drawn from each pillar: Social Inclusion; Community & Voluntary; Environment and 4 members representing the Municipal Districts (Kilkenny MD, Thomastown/Callan MD, Piltown MD and Castlecomer MD). To find out more about the role and to fill out the application form, [...]

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