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Volunteers on the Flag Day in aid of Ukrainian refugees.

Flag Day In Listowel Raises €5,000 For Ukrainian Refugees

May 11, 2022 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

PEOPLE in Listowel and North Kerry raised €5,000 in support of Ukrainian refugees as part of the North Kerry response to the ongoing and growing refugee situation. A local response team has been formed to co-ordinate supports for the refugee community and to ensure that all available resources and supports […]

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Moving On Participants, Fabiane Matias, Svetlana Samaskiene, Christiane Spillane, Lisa O’Flaherty (Moving/NEWKD) at the Kerry Jobs Fair at The Rose Hotel on Monday. Photo: Ciara O’Donnell Photography

Hundreds Attend Kerry Jobs Fair At The Rose Hotel

April 28, 2022 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 600 people met with 30 employers at the Kerry Jobs Fair at The Rose Hotel Tralee on Monday. The event was organized by NEWKD in collaboration with the Kerry Chambers and the response from both employers and jobseekers was very positive. According to event co-coordinator Lisa O Flaherty, who […]

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Lisa Fingleton.

‘Beauty Of The Bogs’ Booklet To Explore Biodiversity Of Peatlands In Kerry

January 24, 2022 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

NEWKD Farm Families will launch a new booklet called ‘The Beauty of the Bogs’, exploring the biodiversity and beauty of the peatlands in North, East & West Kerry. There are eight protected areas as well as expansive areas of bog in this region. The booklet gives an overview of the […]

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NEWKD Launch New Programme For Women Farmers, Producers And Entrepreneurs

NEWKD Launch New Programme For Women Farmers, Producers And Entrepreneurs

May 20, 2021 at 9:42 am Comments are Disabled

NORTH, East and West Kerry Development (NEWKD) in partnership with Trakt Piastów of Wielka Polska (Greater Poland) have launched a new programme entitled ‘Women Active in Society – Transnational Development Programme’. This training programme aims to increase awareness and fuller participation of women in the north, east and west Kerry […]

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Pat O'Shea of NEWKD

Business: New Training Initiative On Dingle Peninsula For Sustainable Food Branding

April 27, 2021 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

FARMERS, fishers, food/drink producers and hospitality providers based on the Dingle Peninsula /Corca Dhuibhne are invited to sign up to an exciting new training programme aimed at providing them with the knowledge and skills to further develop and exploit the culinary attributes of the region. ‘Developing a Sustainable Regional Food Branding Strategy’ for the Dingle Peninsula / […]

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The launch of the NEWKD Hotel Recruitment Fair.

NEWKD To Host Hotel Recruitment Event Next Month

February 24, 2020 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

NEWKD (North East West Kerry Development) are hosting a free, interactive, Hotel Recruitment event on Wednesday, March 25, which will include The Rose Hotel, The Ballygarry House Hotel and Spa, The Brandon Hotel, The Wilde Hotel Ballybunion, The Marine Hotel Ballybunion, Ballyroe Heights Hotel, The Ashe Hotel, Manor West Hotel. […]

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New Programme For Community Organisations And Not-For-Profit Enterprises

New Programme For Community Organisations And Not-For-Profit Enterprises

January 12, 2020 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

A NEW programme for community organisations and not-for-profit enterprises is being run by NEWKD in association with O’Leary & Associates Training & Consultancy Ltd. The Community Business Accelerator Programme is designed for community & voluntary and not-for-profit organisations that are generating revenue or are in receipt of public funding. The Programme […]

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John Fenton of ConnectOpp, Ieva Breen of Precise Cleaning, Kim Elliot of Rocket Deliveries and David Lyons of Marathon Board Games, winners of

Kerry Winners Announced For ILDN Back to Work Local Enterprise Awards

March 26, 2019 at 3:06 pm Comments are Disabled

FOUR Kerry businesses were chosen to represent the county in the next stage of the ILDN Back to Work Local Enterprise Awards at an event held in Tralee last week during Enterprise Week. The national event is organised in order to recognise the successes of newly established businesses across the […]

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At the launch of the NEWKD Strategy on Social Enterprise on Tuesday were, front from left; Pam Dillane, John Stack and Elaine Kennedy. Back from left; Seamus O'Hara, Trisha Dowling, Eamon O'Reilly, Diana McCarthy and Robert Carey. Photo by Dermot Crean

NEWKD Launches Strategy On Social Enterprise

March 19, 2019 at 2:01 pm Comments are Disabled

THE NEWKD Strategy on Social Enterprise was officially launched today (Tuesday) in IT Tralee by Minister Brendan Griffin at 12.30pm. Social Enterprise is alive and thriving in Kerry across a wide range of sectors such as food poverty, transport, community gyms and centres, and older persons’ supports. Social enterprises have […]

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Launching the Awards Programme were SICAP manager in NEWKD Robert Carey, Elaine Kennedy of NEWKD, Enterprise Officer with NEWKD Eibhlis Hanrahan, and Enterprise Officer with SKDP Joanne Griffin.

Local Enterprises Invited To Enter National Awards Programme

January 17, 2019 at 9:16 am Comments are Disabled

A NATIONAL awards programme organised by the Irish Local Development Network (ILDN) to recognise the contribution of local enterprises to their regions around the country, was jointly launched in Kerry this week by South Kerry Development Partnership CLG (SKDP) and North, East and West Kerry Development (NEWKD). The awards programme […]

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Town Park Receives Funding For Signage And Repairs

Town Park Receives Funding For Signage And Repairs

September 19, 2018 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

FUNDS have been made available for repairs, signage and footpath overlay in Tralee Town Park thanks to the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme where a number of rural recreation projects in Kerry will share €189,189. NEWKD will get €14,400 for work in Tralee Town Park and the only other Tralee project to […]

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NEWKD To Receive Over €1m In Funding Under Government Programme

NEWKD To Receive Over €1m In Funding Under Government Programme

April 20, 2018 at 3:55 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY North East & West Kerry Development (NEWKD) is to receive €1,058,725  through the Department Rural and Community Development Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP). Seanad Leas-Cathaoirleach and Fine Gael Senator Paul Coghlan said the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, confirmed to me that funding of €1,629,599 will […]

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Organisers of the Powering Our Community event in IT Tralee on Friday. From left; Elaine McKenna, NEWKD, Miriam Ryan, Employability Service, lLorna Griffin, NEWKD and Dee Keogh, NEWKD. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Conference Showcases Community Spirit In Kerry

November 14, 2017 at 12:40 pm Comments are Disabled

A MAJOR conference encouraging the people of Kerry to embrace change and reach their true potential took place in IT Tralee on Friday. Organised by the North East and West Kerry Development (NEWKD) — with help from Employabilty Services Kerry — with the theme ‘Powering Our Community’, the conference was […]

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Information Session On New Programme For Women Seeking Employment

Information Session On New Programme For Women Seeking Employment

September 11, 2017 at 2:43 pm Comments are Disabled

  A NEW employment programme for women begins next week at Aras An Phobail in Tralee aimed at offering women training, support, work placements and links with employers. The ‘Moving On’ programme is co-ordinated by Lisa Singleton while Dolores Gallagher is the Employment Liaison Officer. They are based in the […]

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In front; the winners of the South Kerry Development Partnership and North East & West Kerry Development Enterprise Awards programme James Sheehan of James Barbers Killorglin, Tomas and Katie from K & T Bakery, Cahersiveen, Maura Sheehy of Maura's Flowers and Doireann Barrett of The Gluten Free Kitchen. Back from left; finalists  at the Rose Hotel on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Enterprising Companies Chosen To Represent Kerry At Munster Competition

May 12, 2016 at 2:57 pm Comments are Disabled

FOUR Kerry businesses were this week selected to represent Kerry at the Munster regional competition phase of the Irish Local Development Companies Network national enterprises awards competition. The businesses, two representing South Kerry Development Partnership Ltd. and two representing North, East & West Kerry Development, were chosen from an overall entry […]

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Robert Carey, Margaret Dalaney, Noel Spillane, Joanne Griffin, Ailesh Hanrahan and Eamon O'Reilly.

Chance For Local Businesses To Get National Recognition With New Enterprise Awards

April 19, 2016 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

  KERRY enterprises that have set up their businesses with assistance from the local development companies and Dept. of Social Protection through the Back to Work Area Enterprise Allowance Scheme (BTWEA) are being offered the opportunity to get national recognition for their efforts through a newly launched Enterprise Awards programme. […]

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