Tag Archives: Graiguenamanagh

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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‘Rising Tide’ lifting Kilkenny and the Dunbrody?

[caption id="attachment_75" align="alignleft" width="225" caption="The Dundrody gets her 'sick planking' replaced"][/caption] Kilkenny LEADER Partnership (KLP) had a visit last week from some of its Welsh partners in the Interreg ‘Rising Tide’ project. Rising Tide is a project led by Milford Haven Port Authority and MITEC School of Boatbuilding & Marine Engineering both in Pembrokeshire in…
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What are community festivals for?

We have closed the offices in KLP for a two-week holiday shutdown in the last week in July and this first week in August. As sort of a ‘busman’s holiday’ I attended a couple of local Kilkenny festivals over the bank holiday weekend. In passing, I must say how increasingly strange that traditional title for…
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River Cots and the ‘Curse’ of Potential

KLP is currently in the throes of development of a number of exciting projects and initiatives. These include major strategic projects such as the development of a Food Strategy for the county, the creation of a supply chain for wood energy, further development of the Trail Kilkenny brand of walking and other visitor routes and…
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