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Community Enhancement Programme Funding 2019

The Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) 2019 was recently launched by the Department of Rural and Community Development. This programme provides funding to community/voluntary sector organisations to progress capital projects based in or targeting disadvantaged communities. Examples include: office equipment, development/renovation of community centres, community amenities, youth clubs/facilities, sports/recreation facilities.

The CEP is administered through Kildare Local […]

By |May 10th, 2019|Latest News|

The Big Hello events in Kildare on the May bank holiday weekend #TheBigHello

A number of Big Hello events are taking place across Kildare over the May bank holiday weekend.  “The Big Hello” supports communities to host events in their local area in order to strengthen community ties and help tackle the problem of social isolation.  Events across Kildare are as follows:

By |May 2nd, 2019|Latest News|

Launch of Healthy Ireland Cannabis & You Website on 11th of March 2019

The South Western Regional Drugs and Alcohol Task Force launched a new website targeting young people who use or are at risk of using cannabis:  www.cannabisandyou.ie.  The website is an interactive tool for young cannabis users to encourage them to consider their use and make the changes that they decide.

Ed Sipler, Health Development Specialist and author of Cannabis […]

By |March 12th, 2019|Latest News|

LEADER Funding Call for Expressions of Interest Feb 2019

County Kildare LEADER Partnership are calling for Expressions of Interest for LEADER funding for Artisan Food Enterprises, Rural Tourism, and Local Biodiversity Initiatives.  For further information and contact details, click on the following link  LEADER EOI Flyer Feb 19

By |February 28th, 2019|Latest News|

Healthy Ireland Social Farming Open Day in Rathangan 28th February 2019

Val and Una Cross are hosting a Social Farming Open Day at their farm in Rathangan on Thursday 28th of February 2019 from 10.30am – 12.30pm.  The programme is one of a number of initiatives funded under Healthy Ireland in Kildare.
If you would like to attend please RSVP to:  andrew@ldco.ie.

By |February 19th, 2019|Latest News|

Healthy Ireland Health & Wellbeing Symposium 22nd March 2019 with Sir Ranulph Fiennes

County Kildare Chamber, in association with Kildare LEO will host a Healthy Ireland funded Health and Wellbeing Symposium with Sir Ranulph Fiennes ‘Mind over matter and self belief’.
The event will take place on Friday 22nd of March from 9.00am – 11.30am in the Clonard County Hotel in Athy.
Entry is complimentary and RSVP is essential.
You can […]

By |February 19th, 2019|Latest News|

Heads Up Programme in Athy February 2019

Are you male and over 18 years of age?
Are you motivated to change?

A 12 week Heads Up Programme starts in Athy in February 2019.  The programme runs for 2 mornings per week and for further information please contact Niamh on 085-2845871/045-446357 or email: niamh@countykildarelp.ie

Click the following link to download the promotional brochure:  Heads Up Kildare Prog 11 Athy […]

By |January 25th, 2019|Latest News|

Healthy Ireland in Kildare January- March 2019

Kildare Local Community Development Committee and Children and Young People’s Services Committee continue to promote healthy lifestyles across the county.  This programme builds on the very successful Healthy Ireland activities held in 2018 – over 5,000 people took part in a range of health and wellbeing activities across the county!

Healthy Ireland in Kildare activities for […]

By |January 25th, 2019|Latest News|

Kildare LEADER Projects Approved

Kildare LCDC and County Kildare LEADER Partnership are delighted to approved LEADER funding for Clane Athletics Club and Rathcoffey GAA Community Walkway.
Clane Athletics Club now plan to build an all-weather athletic track to retain members and to grow and diversify the membership base. Rathcoffey GAA will use LEADER funding towards the floodlighting of the new […]

By |September 19th, 2018|Latest News|

Call for Expressions of Interest for Development of Renewable Energy Projects

County Kildare LEADER Partnership have announced their time limited call for expressions of interest in LEADER funding for the development of Renewable Energy projects.  A total fund of €180,000 is available for a variety of project types for capital works, equipment, market research and bespoke training.

Examples of projects might include:
– Raising awareness on renewable energy […]

By |September 17th, 2018|Latest News|