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Open Call for Applications to Community Water Development Fund 2018

The Waters and Communities Office has recently launched a Community Water Fund providing grant-aid to angling and community groups


Grants Available for Heritage Organisations

There are a number of grants, administered by Kildare County Council, that Heritage organisations may wish to apply to for Heritage projects in 2018

Kildare Heritage Week 2017

Heritage Week is coordinated by the Heritage Council and Local Authority Heritage Officers.


Creative Ireland bursary award 2017

Kildare County Council and Creative Ireland are putting together a programme of events as part the Creative Ireland Programme 2017-2022. 
Funding is now available for individuals and organisations who wish to develop a community/cultural/ Heritage project/event.


Ernest Shackleton Autumn School

Athy - County Kildare - October 2017

WW1 Letters and Diaries of Irish Ropes Industrialist Published by Grandson

THE First World War diaries of a leading Co. Kildare industrialist have been published by his grandson.
Eric Rigby-Jones founded his company, Irish Ropes, in the disused British cavalry barracks in Newbridge in 1933. 


Help With Planning National Heritage Week Events

National Heritage Week 2017 will take place from 19-27 August.

IPCC Call to Action for Blanket Bogs

Mission to save wildlife refuges.

Pollinator Training - Tues. 11th April 2017

What can you and your Tidy Towns group do to help pollinators?