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All Ireland Pollinator Plan 2015-2020

By |2019-01-07T15:29:22+00:00January 7th, 2019|News|

Get involved with the Irish Pollinator Initiative - About one third of our Ireland’s 101 native bee species are threatened with extinction. Bees are the most important pollinator of crops and native plant species in Ireland, and according to a recent study by the Department of the Environment, are worth an estimated €85 million per annum to the Irish economy.     Click this link to view the aims of the initiative

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Scheme to Support National Organisations in the Community and Voluntary Sector (SSNO) 2019-2022 – Call for Applications

By |2019-01-07T14:01:19+00:00January 7th, 2019|Grants|

Pobal on behalf of the Department of Rural and Community Development (DRCD) invite applications for funding from eligible organisations under the Scheme to Support National Organisations in the Community and Voluntary Sector (SSNO) 2019-2022. Details about the programme, the application process and how to register to attend pre-application support events on Wednesday 9th or Thursday 10th of January, 2019 will be available on www.pobal.ie/programmes/ from Friday 14th of December, 2018. The closing date for receipt of applications is 3pm on Thursday 31st January, 2019.

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Recovery College South East Timetable Jan-May 2019

By |2019-01-16T09:11:44+00:00January 7th, 2019|News|

Recover College South East’s Winter/Spring 2019 timetable for Kilkenny, Carlow and Wexford have been announced - please click on the relevant links here    SE RecoveryCollege Kilkenny Timetable Jan to May 2019                                     SE RecoveryCollege CARLOW Timetable - Jan to May 2019       SE RecoveryCollege WEXFORD Timetable Jan-May 2019    to view the timetables and the relevant enrolment forms. The courses/workshops in the Recovery College are for everyone, as mental health is everyone's business.  We are all directly or indirectly affected by it. Completed enrolment forms can be posted or emailed to the Recovery College South East [...]

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Call for Input on the development of a national volunteering strategy

By |2018-12-10T13:59:38+00:00December 10th, 2018|News|

THE DEPARTMENT OF RURAL AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT have published a ‘Call for Input’ on the development of a national volunteering strategy. The document poses a number of questions on the current state of volunteering in Ireland, the challenges faced by volunteers and organisations and how we can develop the future of volunteering. Answers to these questions will inform the development of a national volunteering strategy. Volunteer Ireland and the network of Volunteer Centres and Volunteering Information Services have been advocating for a national volunteering strategy for many years and this [...]

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Conservation Grants 2019

By |2018-12-04T09:54:31+00:00December 4th, 2018|Grants|

Applications are now open for Historic Structures Fund 2019 and Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2019 – for more details check out this link - https://www.kilkennycoco.ie/eng/Feature-Banner/Conservation-Grants.61120.shortcut.html

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Ireland’s National Biodiversity Conference – Registrations now open

By |2018-12-03T14:33:10+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Events|

Registration is now open for the National Biodiversity Conference, titled ‘New Horizons for Nature’, coordinated by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, which will be held in Dublin Castle on 20th & 21st February 2019. Further information at http://www.biodiversityconference.ie

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Enabling Inclusive Communities – New Report by Pobal

By |2018-12-03T14:29:19+00:00December 3rd, 2018|News|

A new report by Pobal has underlined the importance of the State valuing and supporting the community, voluntary and not-for-profit sector. The report - Enabling Inclusive Communities: Achievements, Challenges & Future Directions - followed a series of regional seminars between November 2017 and April 2018 on the theme of ‘enabling inclusive communities: achievements, challenges and future directions’. The 5 seminars, attended by representatives from 247 organisations, provided an opportunity for Pobal to engage directly with community stakeholders across a range of programmes, while providing a reflective space to identify what was working [...]

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CALLAN & THOMASTOWN DRAFT LOCAL AREA PLANS

By |2018-11-27T15:41:34+00:00November 27th, 2018|News|

CALLAN & THOMASTOWN DRAFT LOCAL AREA PLANS Kilkenny County Council invites submissions on draft local area plans for Callan and Thomastown. Comments on the plans must be submitted by 5pm Thursday 20th December 2018. View plans at https://consult.kilkenny.ie/en/consulta ... -plan-2019 and https://consult.kilkenny.ie/en/consulta ... -plan-2019

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Energy in Poultry Event Announced

By |2018-11-27T15:39:12+00:00November 27th, 2018|Events|

The upcoming Energy in Poultry event will look at the various energy saving opportunities for farmers together with renewable energy deployment opportunities. The Energy in Poultry event, which is organised by Teagasc in association with IFAC, will take place on Friday, 14th December at Teagasc Agricultural College, Ballyhaise, Co. Cavan ENERGY IN POULTRY EVENT click this link for further details

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Understanding Self Harm One-day training

By |2018-11-20T13:37:41+00:00November 20th, 2018|Events|

The Regional Suicide Resource Office is providing a One-day Self Harm training programme on Monday 3rd December 2018.  The training will be held in St John’s Pastoral Centre, John’s Hill, Waterford  X91 HW9D from 9.30am – 4.30pm.  Lunch is not provided at this training. This training programme aims to develop participant’s knowledge and understanding of self-harm and the reason underlying such behaviour.   For further information, check out this link  Understanding self-harm one day training    Please note: Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis It is important [...]

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