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Kilkenny LEADER Partnership Announce Funding Boost for Social Enterprises in County Kilkenny

Kilkenny LEADER Partnership Announce Funding Boost for Social Enterprises in County Kilkenny Kilkenny LEADER Partnership (KLP) are inviting applications from local social enterprises for the Small Capital Grants Scheme, announced this week by Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development , The scheme will provide grants of between €2,000 and €15,000 for equipment, repairs or…
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The Global Kitchen at Savour Kilkenny

The Global Kitchen at Savour Kilkenny Kilkenny LEADER Partnership is partnering with the Kilkenny Integration Forum to bring the Global Kitchen to Savour Kilkenny for the first time this year. The aim of this element of the festival is to share with you the journeys of food from Sudan, Serbia, The Lebanon, Iran and India…
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RSS Recruiting Now

The KLP Rural Social Scheme is recruiting now. Gain work experience &  improve self confidence Kilkenny LEADER Partnership is seeking participants for the Rural Social Scheme. We aim to provide income support for farmers & fishermen who are currently in receipt of long-term social welfare payment.   ARE YOU ELIGIBLE? To participate in the scheme you must…
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Expression of Interest Form Now Online

Do you have an idea for a LEADER project?  Complete the Expression of Interest form and return it to our office:  8 Patrick St, Patrick Court, Kilkenny [title_box title="Download EOI Form" subtitle="Click here"]   Vector:
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KLP signs LEADER contract 2014 – 2020

KLP signs LEADER Contract 2014 -2020 Pictured formal ‘funding agreement’ contract signing that KLP had with Minister Heather Humphreys in the Virginia Showgrounds, Cavan on the 8th of July. Below is the formal quote from Minister Humphrey’s that issued from the Department press office: Minister Humphreys said: “The LEADER programme will deliver some €250 million…
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High Speed Broadband on the Way to Rural Areas

ULTRA HIGH-SPEED BROADBAND is on its way to rural Kilkenny at last! A technical trial testing a new service to rural areas will be initiated in northwest Kilkenny within months. Formal agreement on the trial was signed between Kilkenny LEADER Partnership (KLP) and Chinese broadband firm Wuhan Vstar on the 2nd of February. LEADER Companies…
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A Day of Votes and Boats

Voting day in the general election – or ‘GE-11’ as Newstalk FM has incessantly dubbed it! Two duties for me on what is otherwise a day’s leave– cast that ballot and visit Graiguenamanagh to witness the launch of the boats created by the Rising Tide project trainees. The ballot station duty done I journeyed to…
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How We Learned to Love Numbers (Almost)

[caption id="attachment_103" align="alignleft" width="274"] A GIS map of Kilkenny based on "larger area" statistics[/caption]   Kilkenny LEADER Partnership (KLP) is currently in a planning phase. Not that that is all we are doing, of course! But the company is hard at work in the preparation of a strategic plan for the Local Community Development Programme…
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