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Nominations are now open for Kilkenny Person of the Year Awards 2016

Are you an everyday hero, do you know someone who goes above and beyond for the community? The 20th Annual Kilkenny Person of the Year Awards nominations are now open Nominations for the Kilkenny Person of the Year Awards are now open. The awards, which are now in the 20th year, strive to give public…
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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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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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The Townlands Project: Preserving Kilkenny History

In 2010 the Johnswell Development Committee approached KLP through the Rural Development Programme 2007 – 2013 (RDP) seeking support for the development and implementation of The Townlands Project.  This type of community driven project has significant relevance to the RDP and fitted neatly into the Basic Services to the Economy & Rural Population Measure in…
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Craft – is it worth it?

      Kilkenny Design Centre Shop - Part of the Legacy Kilkenny Design Workshops and all that 2011 is the Year of Craft in Ireland.  This blog is prompted by a request by a post-gradulate student for an interview on the place of craft in the enterprise base of Kilkenny.  Obviously the sector has a…
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Forestry Thinning Demonstration in Dunnamaggin

Kilkenny Leader Partnership (KLP) along with the Kilkenny Forestry Producer Group, Teagasc and Carlow Kilkenny Energy Agency, including support from the Regional BioEnergy Business Development (RBBD) project (www.bioenarea.eu) organised another successful thinning demonstration on Wednesday 9th March in Dunnamaggin in County Kilkenny. There were over 40 forestry owners from around the county in attendance at…
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