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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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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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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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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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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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Computers & Communities

Further to the presentation made by Keith Bohanna in relation to recent developments in Information Communication Technology (I.C.T.) in particular to the various social Network sites and how they are used. This was a very interesting presentation and highlighted how fast the ICT world is moving. Much of the discussion following this presentation concentrated on…
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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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