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Launch of the Kildare PPN Information Hub

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The Kildare Public Participation Network in support of the Kildare Integration Strategy 2020/2026 undertook to develop a hub of information for ease of access for communities and individuals living in Kildare.

‘Hear My Voice’ Dunmurray Road Community Roadshow

Bishopsland, Kildare Town

We want to hear your voice….. ‘A community based information fair where the services are coming to You! with stands, voter registration, food, kids entertainment, activator poles and much more. Everyone is welcome. This is an FREE outdoor event and Covid Compliant.

Activator Programme with Kildare Sports Partnership

Bishopsland, Kildare Town

Join Kildare Sports Partnership for an activator session. The health benefits associated with the use of ACTIVATOR Poles are well documented and the reported benefits include improved balance, mobility and strength.

Intercultural Awareness and Anti Racism Training


This Introductory session, delivered by Intercultural facilitator Kensika Monshengwo and hosted by Kildare PPN, will introduce participants to the concept of cultural identity; examine unconscious bias, reflect on experiences of prejudice, discrimination and exclusion and will highlight power and privilege between majority and minority groups. The Workshop will also assist participants gain an understanding of diversity and anti-racism vocabulary and concepts.

Activator Programme with Kildare Sports Partnership

Suncroft Community Hall

Join Kildare Sports Partnership for an activator session. The health benefits associated with the use of ACTIVATOR Poles are well documented and the reported benefits include improved balance, mobility and strength.

Petting Farm and Sensory Garden Open Day.

Kildare Farm Foods Duneany, Rathmuck, Co. Kildare

Petting Farm and Sensory Garden Open Day with Kildare Farm Foods.

The petting farm is family friendly, buggy and wheel chair accessible.

All are welcome.

‘We are here, HEAR project’ Workshop


Maynooth University Access will be introducing the We are here HEAR Project on Thursday 30th September from 11AM -12. We are here, HEAR is an open-air touring exhibition and a website of photographs and stories from refugees on the barriers they have experienced accessing Higher Education in Ireland. We are here HEAR is about raising awareness about the presence of refugees in Ireland, and bringing their voices into public spaces to highlight some of the considerable challenges they experience. This Social Inclusion Week webinar will showcase performance videos with spoken word artist Felispeaks and dancer Mufutau Yusuf, presentations from Ronald Kayinga from MASI (movement of Asylums Seekers Ireland) and Zoryana Pshyk from Newbridge Asylum Seekers Support Group, as well as Declan Markey from College Connect (AIT, DkIT, DCU, MU), who will signpost what supports are available into education for refugees and people in the protection process.

Roma Community & Roma Supports Kildare

Short video on Roma history and culture and presentation on Roma support, involvement and experience.

Register with: Adriana Quinn - romaesw@countykildarelp.ie or Eliska Schneiderova - romahealth@countykildarelp.ie

Being an Inclusive Group Leader


The workshop will create an opportunity for the community group leaders to reflect on what is community, and how we can work towards creating one that is inclusive of everyone.

To register, email: communityedkildare@kwetb.ie

Newbridge FRC Parent and Toddler Group

Newbridge Family Resource Centre Dara Park, Piercetown, Newbridge, Co. Kildare

Parent, Baby and Toddler Groups can provide a stepping stone for children preparing to go to a playgroup. These groups provide children with a relaxed, friendly environment in which they are able to play independently with other children, while still having the security of their parents close by. This can be a great help in building a child’s confidence. The group offers a variety of activities such as play dough, painting and water play for the children, as well as Pediatric first Aid, Parenting Classes, plus others as the need arises.

Register by email: admin@newbridgefrc.ie or 045 438173

Newbridge FRC Mens Group BBQ

Newbridge Family Resource Centre Dara Park, Piercetown, Newbridge, Co. Kildare

Newbridge FRC Mens Group - BBQ

Register by email: admin@newbridgefrc.ie or 045 438173

St John of God Kildare Events

Multiple Venues Celbridge, Kildare

SJOG and kildare Gaa will be working together to explore GAA skills activity and explore GAA.  SJOG will be linking in with Dublin Bus and explore Travel training education and supports within the community .  Also they will be linking in with the Community Garda Kildare region Maynooth Celbridge and kilcock with community discussion and […]

Being Included Grandparents Photo Exhibition

Teach Dara Academy St,, Kildare Town, Kildare

Launch of Photo Exhibition on what it means to be included as an older person in Kildare. Findings on unmet needs of the over seventies survey completed 2021

Come Join us on a Journey of Discovery

Athy Family Resource Centre

Breakout Art Group will be giving demonstrators of pottery and cardmaking.   Register to attend: Contact Athy Family Resource Centre 059 86 32899

Art Display and Demos

Athy Family Resource Centre

Local art groups will display pieces they have been working on in the last 2 years. Will do demonstrations (for example, card making and pottery) also in the session for all interested.   Drop in to Athy Community FRC to register you place, or ring us on 059 8632899 or email us at info@athycfrc.ie

ALONE in Action


ALONE will be hosting two Webinars on the range of services provided by ALONE to people aged over 60 in the community and information on opportunities for people wishing to get involved.   How to attend? Webinars will be held on Zoom. You can log on using the Meeting ID below. 11:30am Webinar - Meeting […]

The EVENTual talk on Drug & Alcohol education

Athy Youth Cafe Meeting Ln, Athy, Kildare

Interactive workshop on drug education, prevention and awareness. Focusing on debunking myths, exploring beliefs, values and attitudes regarding drugs & alcohol through fun and engaging activities. Registration can be done on the day by parents/guardians

Your Questions Answered

Leixlip Youth and Community Centre Newtown House, Captain's Hill, Newtown, Leixlip, Co. Kildare,

Leixlip Youth and Community Centre will have a number of experts in relation to: Energy cost saving, Citizens' advice, Nutrition, Parenting advice, Technology explained. Register your attendance by emailing: info@lycc.ie

Community Fair

Newbridge Town Hall Newbridge

Community Fair: Breaking the stigma of addiction locally with support from agencies on recovery, family support, education, employment etc   Food and entertainment provided. All welcome.  

Drugs and Alcohol: An Information session for Parents/Guardians

12 Rosconnell Close Newbridge, Co.Kildare 12 Rosconnell Close, Newbridge, Co.Kildare

Information session for parents/guardians on Drug & Alcohol use amongst young people including current trends, signs and effects.   No pre-registration required, all welcome.

Social Therapeutic Gardening Workshop

Curragh Family Resource Centre 1 Griffith Road, Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare,, Curragh, Kildare

Curragh Family Resource Centre will be running a workshop on social therapeutic gardening and to develop a living art piece to represent diversity.

Am I a Family Carer?

Leixlip Library Captain's Hill, Newtown, Leixlip, Kildare

This session is open to anyone, whether they already identify as a family carer or if they are curious about their caring responsibilities. We will go through what a family carer is, what supports are available from FCI ourselves, the state and other agencies.

Newbridge FRC Sensory Garden Party

Newbridge Family Resource Centre Dara Park, Piercetown, Newbridge, Co. Kildare

Tea party in Newbridge Family Resource Centre Sensory Garden. Newbridge Family Resource Centre, continually work towards Social Inclusion, building connections within the local community to promote inclusivity allowing for capacity to grow naturally. Through their engagement and welcoming nature this event is open for all.

Youth View and Social media

Kingdom Lifehouse 3 Kirwans lane, Athy, Kildare

This will be a conversation from both youth and adult, its an empowerment event for our community most especially youth's to response positively to the challenges and opportunities of social media and it's effect in our day to day life. This event will including Graphics display exhibition of art design. Animation graphic, quick training on […]

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