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Leave no Trace: How the Global Pandemic is Changing the Way We Spend Time Outside

KLP are now members of the Leave No Trace body. It’s an international movement (with an Irish branch) focused on protecting the outdoors from littering and other undesirable practices.  These illustration notes findings of a recent survey. On March 11th, 2020, the World Health Organization officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic. The pandemic is rapidly altering…
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Annual Report 2019

Welcome to the KLP Annual Report 2019.  Partnership and cooperation was always KLP’s theme but in particular in the past year. Across the company’s activities, KLP has forged alliances and partnerships locally in Ireland and further afield in Europe. The development timescale on such initiatives is by its nature extended but KLP is assured of…
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Kilkenny COVID-19 Community Response Helpline

KILKENNY COUNTY COUNCIL - HELPLINE IN PLACE TO LINK BETWEEN STATE AGENCIES AND COMMUNITY GROUPS SUPPORTING THOSE IN NEED DURING COVID-19 CRISIS.   HELPLINE PHONE NO. 056 7794145 EMAIL:  covidcommunity@kilkennycoco.ie Kilkenny County Council are setting up the above helpline from tomorrow Friday, 27th March from 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m., Monday to Friday, and Saturday…
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Farm to Fork Seminar: March 4th

Farm to Fork seminar on ‘Starting a Food Business’ will take place in Kilkenny on Wednesday morning, 11am, 4th March in association with Teagasc, @LocalEnterpriseOfficeKilkenny & Kilkenny LEADER Partnership - Book your place! #FarmToFork https://buff.ly/2UxbOxQ  
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Kilkenny Food Strategy

  Celebrity chef Edward Hayden urges industry to get behind Kilkenny Food Strategy [caption id="attachment_5345" align="alignnone" width="626"] Gathered for the launch were celebrity chef, Edward Hayden along with Business Advisor with Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Kilkenny, Catherine Hennessy, Kilkenny LEADER Partnership CEO, Declan Rice, Canadian-based food expert, President & CEO of Culinary Tourism Alliance, Rebecca…
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Joan Fitzpatrick Retires

Joan Fitzpatrick Retires Joan Fitzpatrick retired from the KLP board at last nights AGM. As the first chairperson of KLP Joan brought the company through a significant period of change and settling into a way doing things. Always a strong social inclusion voice on the board Joan promoted an integrated approach to local and community…
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Bring Your Own Chair Town Portraits Kilkenny

Bring Your Own Chair Town Portraits Kilkenny After two very successful Wexford Town Portraits in Ballyhack and Courtown, Bring Your Own Chair is on its way to Kilkenny on Wednesday 15th May in Slieverue and Kells on Sunday 2nd of June. Bring Your Own Chair is a portrait of 12 rural towns in the South-East…
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Communities Connect Conference 2018

The Communities Connect 2018 Conference will be taking place on the 10th October 2018 in the Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel.  The conference will have a series of one hour educational sessions delivered by leading professionals on topics that are relevant to your organisation. Get More information on the Conference here
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