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€40M announced by Minister Ring for 2014 round of Sports Capital Programme

A new €40 million fund for important sports capital projects has been announced  by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring. The Sports Capital Programme is the main channel of Government support for developing sports facilities and purchasing sports equipment for sports clubs and organisations across Ireland. “The 2014 Sports Capital Programme will…
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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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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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What makes you worth employing?

Kilkenny LEADER Partnership (KLP) has embarked on an ambitious initiative recently. We are proposing that the county develops an ‘employability strategy’. Okay, questions of’ “what’s that?” are far from unfair but it’s not just another bit of fashionable jargoneese. The basic concept is to identify what the employers of Kilkenny want from its potential workforce…
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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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