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2019 Sustainable Development Goal Advocate

By |2019-01-22T16:21:56+00:00January 22nd, 2019|News|

Development Perspectives are currently recruiting for our SDG advocate programme, the programme offers 26 active citizens an opportunity to represent their community, by becoming one of Ireland’s positive change makers. The 8 month training course will allow the advocates to deepen their understanding of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals, represent the project internationally and lead transformative change in Ireland. They are looking for community activists, change makers and global thinkers to apply for the chance to take part by February 19th. The chosen participants will travel to Vietnam or Tanzania [...]

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Conference on Climate Change – One Day

By |2019-01-22T14:24:16+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Events|

One-Day Conference - The Climate Challenge: Policy, Media & Society  -   To mark the inaugural year of DCU's   MSc in Climate Change: Policy, Media and Society, we will host a one-day conference in DCU on Friday 8th February, 2019.    ONE Day Conference on Climate Change - please click this link to get more information

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WANTED – Volunteers for Lollipop Day

By |2019-01-22T12:36:26+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Events|

The Oesophageal Cancer Fund is holding its national fundraising and awareness Campaign Lollipop Day on 1st and 2nd of March this year to highlight the symptoms of Oesophageal Cancer. The ‘Lollipop’ emblem used on Lollipop Day signifies the relationship between a difficulty in swallowing and oesophageal cancer. Lollipop Day itself is dependent on volunteers selling lollipops in local shopping centres all around the country. For more information  click on this link -VOLUNTEERS FOR LOLLIPOP DAY     or go to their website   http://www.lollipopday.ie/

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Music in Kilkenny

By |2019-01-22T12:27:20+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Events|

Music in Kilkenny are delighted once again to let you know of their latest events for early 2019  click this link to view MIL Brochure

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The National Volunteering Strategy needs your input

By |2019-01-15T15:02:26+00:00January 15th, 2019|Events|

Have your voice heard Carlow Volunteer Centre are holding a Focus Group on Monday January 28th next in Woodford/Dolmen Hotel, Carlow.       Volunteering Strategy - click this link for more information

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Kilkenny Age Friendly

By |2019-01-15T14:30:21+00:00January 15th, 2019|Events|

F.A.O. all Business Owners/Managers   REAP THE BENEFITS OF BECOMING AN ACCREDITED AGE FRIENDLY BUSINESS! Did you know that across the EU, older people are responsible for 50% of consumer spending? It’s easy to become an accredited Age Friendly Business and reap the benefits for all concerned. All you need to do is sign up and participate in the forthcoming Age Friendly Business Recognition Programme. It’s free to take part and there are just 5 simple steps:     Age Friendly Business Recruitment - click this link for more information

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Community Funding Ireland Workshop + Twitter Connections

By |2019-01-09T12:18:27+00:00January 9th, 2019|Events|

Funding Workshop for Community Voluntary Groups - In conjunction with the above Community Wetlands Forum and a host of relevant support agencies, Community Finance Ireland  are really looking are really forward to presenting at this event on the 18th January, 2019 - 9.30 p.m. to 12.30 p.m. in Clara Bog Visitor Centre For more information checkout their website https://www.communityfinance.ie/#home To register your interest please click on this link  https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/funding-workshop-community-voluntary-groups-tickets-54521209405?utm_term=eventurl_text

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ArtL!nks Bursaries 2019

By |2019-01-09T09:22:33+00:00January 9th, 2019|Grants|

The ArtLinks partners in Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford and Wexford are pleased to announce that they are currently accepting applications for the ArtLinks Bursary Awards 2019. Artists must be a member of ArtLinks to avail of these supports. Membership is free and is open to both Professional and Emerging Artists who are resident within the four partner Local Authorities. If you are not already a member you can register http://www.artlinks.ie/ Please be advised that activation to get clients approved for registration for membership takes 72 hours minimum during the working week [...]

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Newpark Close Family Resource Centre Events

By |2019-01-09T09:06:57+00:00January 9th, 2019|Events|

NEWPARK CLOSE FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE – details of events happening at the centre. – PARENT + TODDLER GROUP – Tuesday mornings – 10am to 12noon - contact Ber Brophy on 056-772-3309 NFRC Toddler Group - click here for more information – SAFETY TRAINING – ONE DAY COURSE   Includes: – Safe plan of Action; Safe Operation of Horticultural Tools and Equipment; Chemical Spraying -  NFRC Safe Operation – MANUAL HANDLING TRAINING – ONE DAY COURSE     Certification valid for 3 years – Group Discount available.    NFRC Handling Training For further information on these [...]

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Community Water Development Fund 2019

By |2019-01-08T14:23:31+00:00January 8th, 2019|Grants|

The Local Authority Waters Programme are pleased to announce the launch of an open call for applications to a Community Water Development Fund 2019. Closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 12th February 2019 at 7.00pm.    Please see links below for more information and application form. Community Water Development Fund Press release         2019 Guidelines Community Water Development Fund      2019 Application Form Community Water Development Fund Application

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