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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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Share your Ferrybank Stories

To mark National Heritage Week, The Ferrybank Oral History Project invites you to come and share your memories of the area  on Saturday, 24th August at 11:00am - 2:00pm at Abbey church, Abbey Road, Ferrybank. Download theFerrybank Oral History Poster  by clicking on the poster below. .
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Kilkenny 2020 Vision Survey

Thank you for taking the time to complete the Kilkenny 2020 Vision Survey. Scroll down to complete all the questions and press Submit. There is a 2020 Vision Cash Prize Draw at the end of the survey. All who take part in the survey will automatically be put in for the draw.
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KLP 2020 Vision: Shaping Co Kilkenny up to 2020

  Results of the Cusultation is summarized  here:       We want to hear your views:  [contact-form-7 id="396" title="Contact form 1"]  Stay in contact on Kilkenny 2020 Vision Facebook Tweet your views go to Kilkenny 2020 Vision Twitter
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Thomastown Wins Title

Congratulations to Thomastown who won the title of Kilkenny Town of Food. Kilkenny People Press Release : THOMASTOWN has won the coveted title of the first ever Kilkenny LEADER Partnership ‘Town of Food’ and up to €775,000 in grant aid and supports. The town beat off stiff competition from Callan, Castlecomer, Kilmacow and Piltown, all…
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Rural Social Scheme taking Applications for Community Groups

County Kilkenny Leader Partnership Company Ltd. administers the Rural Social Scheme (RSS) on behalf of the department of Social Protection in County Kilkenny. Community Groups who wish to avail of the Rural social Scheme may apply now. Rural Social Scheme 1st April 2013 - 31st March 2014 For:  COMMUNITY /VOLUNTARY GROUPS Applications are now being…
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Search for Kilkenny Town of Food Begins

Kilkenny LEADER Partnership begins search for Kilkenny ‘Town of Food’   Up to €775,000 of grant aid & supports available to Winning town Judging panel  includes entrepreneur Bobby Kerr   THE search is on for Kilkenny’s ‘Town of Food’, a community that will showcase the best of the county’s food culture and work together to…
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Launch of the Kilkenny Town of Foods

The Launch of the Kilkenny Town of Foods Competition will take place, Thursday, 24th January 2013. Kilkenny LEADER Partnership is committed to placing Kilkenny at the forefront of Ireland’s quality food culture revolution. Kilkenny’s ‘Town of Food’ will act as the leading light in the development of a local food culture, with its beating heart…
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Launch of Environmental Training Course

The launch and introduction to the Environmental, Heritage and Media Training Course for Tidy Towns and Community Groups in Kilkenny took place on the 16th of January. Up to 10 tidy towns and community groups in Kilkenny have attended and signed up for the course. The course tutor, Billy Flynn, Flynn of Furney Environmental Consultants…
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Proposals place LEADER in danger…..

This is a tale of two policy decisions; one that has had a crucial influence on rural Ireland’s development and the other that proposes to make serious changes to the original decision. There’s over twenty years between the decisions and that period may well come to be seen in local development circles as the ‘LEADER…
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