Heritage News – 6th October 2017

€873,364 funding for 11 Kilkenny Projects
Kilkenny County Council welcomes the announcement of funding of €873,364 for 11 Kilkenny communities under the Town & Village Renewal Scheme 2017 (Ballyragget, Callan, Castlecomer, Goresbridge, Graiguenamanagh, Hugginstown, Inistioge, Kilmacow, Newmarket, Piltown and Windgap). These projects aim to enhance and develop towns socially, economically and culturally.  To find out more click here

Community Newsletter – Issue 7 out now
Kilkenny County Council’s Quarterly Community E Newsletter is out now. It has relevant community information on grants, activities, advice, community structure/plans, good news stories etc. Click here to find out more.

‘The Importance of our Hedgerows: preserving our biodiversity’
Birdwatch Ireland’s Kilkenny Branch is holding a talk on The Importance of our Hedgerows: preserving our biodiversity on 25th October @ 8pm in the Heritage Council Offices Community Room. For further information email birdwatchkilkenny@gmail.com

Help shape the Heritage Council Strategic Plan 2018-2022
The Heritage Council is in the process of shaping their strategic plan 2018-2022 and they would love to hear from you. They have prepared a consultation document which gives a sense of the areas they are considering. To find out more and to submit your views/opinions by 20th November 2017 go to   http://www.heritagecouncil.ie/news/news-features/heritage-council-strategic-plan-2018-22-we-need-your-help

Ireland’s 3rd National Biodiversity Action Plan launched
Minister Heather Humphreys recently launched Ireland’s 3rd National Biodiversity Action Plan. The Plan sets out actions through which a range of government, civil and private sectors will undertake to achieve Ireland’s ‘Vision for Biodiversity’. Click here to find out more.