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Healthy Ireland 5K Kildare – a great success!

600 participants completed the ‘Couch to 5k’ event in Naas on Sunday 16th March. This event was the centrepiece of the Healthy Ireland Kildare Active Communities Programme, a multi-agency initiative to increase involvement in sports and physical activity. Well done everyone!

By |April 17th, 2018|Latest News|

LEADER Funded Social Enterprise Programme in Kildare

‘LEADER Funded Free Social Enterprise Programme for Kildare-based social entrepreneurs and community groups runs from May – Nov 2018 at CKLP offices Naas’

County Kildare Leader Partnership are inviting Kildare-based social entrepreneurs and community groups to take part in the LEADER Funded Kildare Social Enterprise Programme to help develop Social Enterprise in the county.

The Free Programme […]

By |March 29th, 2018|Latest News|

LEADER Information Evening Sessions 8th, 13th & 15th March 2018

LEADER Information evening sessions will take place in three locations in Kildare in March as follows:

8th March 7.00pm – 9.00pm – Teach Dara Kildare Town
13th March 7.00pm – 9.00pm – Celbridge Manor, Celbridge
15th March 7.00pm – 9.00pm – Clanard Court Hotel Athy

The information sessions are in relation to LEADER funding opportunities under the themes of […]

By |February 15th, 2018|Latest News|

Healthy Ireland in Kildare Jan-Mar 2018

Kildare Local Community Development Committee and Kildare Children and Young People’s Services Committee are promoting a more healthy lifestyle across the county.  The following activities are taking place across Kildare so come on and get involved – all events are free!

For programme details and who to contact please click on the following link:  Healthy Ireland Events […]

By |February 7th, 2018|Latest News|

Mojo for young men (18-25 year old) in Athy & Kildare Town

As part of the Kildare Healthy Ireland programme, Mojo Kildare are piloting two 5 week programmes for young men (18-25 year olds) as follows:

‘Rev Up’ – starts 6th February in Athy (poster available on link below)

‘Head SUP’ – Kildare Town, date to be confirmed.

These programmes are specifically for young men who may be struggling, feeling […]

By |January 29th, 2018|Latest News|

Contracts Signed for Kildare LEADER funding

Kildare Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) and County Kildare LEADER Partnership are pleased to announce the signing of the first contracts for LEADER funding under the current programme. The projects are the result of a call for expressions of interest for Rural Tourism Projects.

Building on the success of Athy Boat Tours, Athy Enterprise Centre CLG […]

By |January 19th, 2018|Latest News|

Contract signed for new SICAP Programme 2018-2022 in Kildare

Kildare LCDC signed a contract with County Kildare LEADER Partnership on 18th December 2017 to roll out the new Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme (SICAP) from 2018 to 2022 in Kildare.

SICAP is a national social inclusion programme focused on the most marginalised in Irish society.  It aims to tackle poverty and social exclusion through community […]

By |January 2nd, 2018|Latest News, Uncategorised|

Mojo 12-week programme starts in Athy in September

Mojo is an interagency programme developed to provide a co-ordinated response to men who are in distress.  The main elements of the programme are:  Wellness & Resilience; Life Planning and Physical Fitness.  For further information please contact Niamh Keaveney, Mojo Kildare Manager on 085-2845871 or email niamh@mojo.ngo.

By |August 4th, 2017|Latest News|

Kildare Communities Facilities Scheme 2017 launched

A new national Communities Facilities Scheme was recently launched by the Department of Housing, Planning, Community & Local Government.  This Scheme offers community groups access to capital funding in order to kick-start, advance or complete their capital projects.  In Kildare the scheme targets community groups and not for project organisations working with:

– Disadvantaged Young People

– […]

By |May 15th, 2017|Latest News|

Rural Development LEADER Programme call for Expressions of Interest – Enterprise Development / Renewable Energy

Call for Expressions of Interest
Rural Development LEADER Programme 2014-2020
County Kildare LEADER Partnership are seeking Expressions of Interest for LEADER grant supports from community groups and private enterprises in the categories of
ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT & DEVELOPMENT OF RENEWABLE ENERGY
In order for projects to be considered, Expression of Interest forms must be submitted to CKLP by 15th May 2017
Expression of interest […]

By |April 18th, 2017|Latest News|