Welcome to Kerry PPN

The Kerry PPN is the main link through which the Local Authority connects with the Environmental, Social Inclusion, Community and Voluntary Organisations and allows community participation in policy-making structures and committees of Council.

What is the Kerry Public Participation Network?

Kerry Public Participation Network has been established to enable people and community groups in Co Kerry to have a say on issues that concern them. These Public Participation Networks (PPNs) are new structures for public engagement and participation in Local Government in each Local Authority area. 

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How does my group get involved?

Kerry Public Participation Network is the best way your group or community can become involved in shaping the future of Co Kerry. Membership of the PPN provides opportunities for better representation, networking, information sharing and input into policy development Read more

How do I register my group?

Registration is easy. Simply click here and complete the Registration Form. There is no charge. Registered groups receive regular updates, information on funding opportunities and also benefit from the group insurance scheme.

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“Once Off Social Inclusion Transport Support- 2018”

 

  • Local Link Kerry (LLK) are working in Partnership with Kerry Public Participation Network (KPPN) to support transport to Social Inclusion Activities in County Kerry.

 

  • This initiative will run from January to June 2018. Services will be co-ordinated by Local Link Kerry and up to 50% of the cost of the transport will be covered by Local Link Kerry.
  • Applications are invited from Kerry PPN members who meet the transport support criteria
  • Please note that groups that wish to be considered for support through this initiative can submit a written request for support by completing and returning the Transport Support Request Form.”   which can be found on www.locallinkkerry.ie
  • Before submitting a request, please read and refer to the eligibility guidance note and specific conditions which will attach to any offer – “Eligibility & Specific Conditions of Offer.” Please note specifically that any offer will depend upon:

a). A clear fit between the journeys planned and the eligibility criteria for the fund.

b). A clear statement of need by the group as part of the request submitted

c). Transport requested completing on or before 30th June 2018.

If you need any advice or guidance in relation to submitting a request for support, please contact Carmel Walsh, General Manager, Local Link Kerry,  066 71 47002 / carmel@locallinkkerry.ie

 

Local Link Kerry
Local Link Kerry is the Transport Co-ordination Unit for County Kerry. This is one of 17 units nationally funded under the National Transport Authority. Local Link Kerry co-ordinate the delivery of a range of public and community transport services in county Kerry. All services are delivered by contracted private bus operators.
Local Link Kerry have a small fund available to support the co-ordination for transport to access social inclusion activities.

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ACCESS FOR ALL

 

FOLLOWING THE EXTREMELY SUCCESSFUL ‘ACCESS FOR ALL – COMMUNITY AWARENESS’  WORKSHOP HELD IN KILLARNEY LAST YEAR A SIMILAR WORKSHOP IS TO BE HELD IN TRALEE ONCE AGAIN HOSTED BY KERRY PPN AND DFI IRELAND.

 

 

THIS WORKSHOP IS TAKING PLACE ON

TUESDAY 27TH FEBRUARY 2018

FROM 2PM TO 5.30PM

THE VENUE IS THE MEADOWLAND HOTEL TRALEE

 

 

As this is a Roundtable  discussion Registration in essential 

 

If you wish to attend contact Caroline Toal at caroline.toal@kerrycoco.ie by Tuesday 20th February 2018.

 

NUMBERS COULD BE LIMITED AS PLACES ARE FILLING UP RAPIDLY

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Kerry Community Awards

COMMUNITY AWARDS 2018

 

 

Invitation to Voluntary Community Groups to submit Entries for the 2018 Awards

The objective of the Kerry Community Awards is to recognise the work of the community and voluntary sector that seeks to improve the Social, Economic, Cultural and Environmental quality of life in our local communities, both urban and rural.

Kerry Community Awards are open to all community and voluntary groups based in the county, regardless of size or location.

Groups must assist, support or enrich their community in some way, either socially or economically.  Judges will consider a wide range of factors when assessing entries and significant focus will be placed on impact on the community and innovative approaches.

Application forms are available from:

  • Kerry County Council Branch Libraries and Area Offices
  • The Community Department
  • Your Credit Union office in Kerry
  • The Kerryman Office
  • Local Development Company Offices
  • Online at www.kerrycoco.ie and www.kerryppn.ie

Completed entries should be returned to:

Kerry Community Awards, Community Department, Kerry County Council, County Buildings, Tralee, Co. Kerry

The closing date for receipt of applications is:Friday, 23rd February, 2018

The awards will be presented at an awards ceremony in the Dromhall Hotel to be held on Thursday, 10th May, 2018.

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