Events Coming Up

For your diary!  Please note the following events which are taking place.  All are welcome where noted :

Bulb planting:   meet 10am Saturday 11th Nov   in car park in front of Woodies off ring road, Tea ~Coffee after! All are welcome.  Email us at mail@keepkilkennybeautiful.com  or ring  086-1075532 to get details (Anyone attending, please bring your own trowel or spade.) All welcome.

South East Regional Awards:   Monday  20th November  7 pm  Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh, Email us at mail@keepkilkennybeautiful.com  or ring  086-1075532 to get details of event.

Next KKB Committee  Meeting:   Thursday 24th November  7.30 pm  City Hall, High street, Email us at mail@keepkilkennybeautiful.com  or ring  086-1075532 to get details of our next meeting.

National Tidy Towns awards 2017 Dublin.  This took place on Monday the 21st September in Dublin.

Annual KKB Kilkenny City Awards 2017:   Will took place  on the 7th  November 2017. Attendance  was by invitation.  Details of the event and  award results are  posted.

Regular clean up, date to be advised shortly   meet 10am  in car park in front of Woodies off ring road, Tea ~Coffee after! All are welcome.  Email us at mail@keepkilkennybeautiful.com  or ring  086-1075532 to get details of our next clean up.

“Creating a Cultural Strategy”  drop in review took   place on  Friday   23rd June  2017 at the River Court Hotel , John st Kilkenny between  12.30-2.30 pm. . The Cultural Services Section (Heritage, Arts and Libraries) of Kilkenny County Council are creating a Cultural Strategy for County Kilkenny.  We would love you to   share your ideas and you can also do it on line.

Workshop:Preparation & Appreciation of a Pollinator-Friendly Urban Landscape. A workshop on pollinators, their food and habitat requirements, actions to help them and a visit to planting schemes in Kilkenny Castle grounds took place on the May 27th 2017, 10am – 2pm  Club House Hotel, Patrick Street, Kilkenny.

 

Dawn Chorus,  The Kilkenny Branch of Birdwatch Ireland held it’s annual Dawn Chorus on Sunday May 14 in Jenkinstown Wood.

KKB attended National Tidy Towns Awards  presentation in Skerries:   It took place on  Saturday  May 5th, congratulations  to Skerries on the great day.

 

A  very successful Balsam  invasive plant removal campaign has been undertaken  over the summer  months  with many volunteers assisting to clear all balsam from Talbots inch to Ossory bridge.Further maintenance picks  continued through out the summer to ensure this area remained clear of Himalayan Balsam.Email us at mail@keepkilkennybeautiful.com  or ring  086-1075532 to get details.

Some of the Balsam pick volunteers. Bikes were also used to cover the longer bank areas

Ring road challenge clean up,  in conjunction with State Street,  congratulations on the completion of the Ring road challenge, a full clean up of the overall ring road  took place on 10th May 2017.

River bank  clean up took place on the 11 March  2017 in conjunction with Kilkenny Acqa Canoe Club (KACC) .   Contact  roger@bluewall.ie  see also  http://kacc.ie/ .

Alternatively email us at mail@keepkilkennybeautiful.com  or ring  086-1075532 to get details of the event.

Ongoing City enhancement on daily basis:  City enhancement works take place regularly, it could be painting, cleaning,  trimming, planting…. and more!  Why not work to  improve our City, !   Email us at mail@keepkilkennybeautiful.com  or ring  086-1075532 to get details of our next activity /event.

Next KKB Committee  Meeting:   Normally takes place every third Thursday of each month  City Hall, High street, Email us at mail@keepkilkennybeautiful.com  or ring  086-1075532 to get details of our next meeting.

 

 

 

Note: The above listed events based on information available at the time of organising the event. If you intend to travel to an event please check if there have been any changes to venue are time prior to travelling.