Kilanerin Sustainability Fair

SUSTENANCE FOR BODY, SOUL AND THE PLANET Building on the village’s successes in the new community center’s energy efficiency, our many active business owners in the sustainability space and our highly regarded Composting Demo site, to name a few,  we are early days in planning an endeavor that should be fun and awareness raising for us all. The Sustainability Fair will bring a breadth of views, ideas and more of what more individual households can do in the area of sustainable waste and resource management.  There will be a planning meeting on Monday,…Read more …

Kilanerin Tidy Towns Survey

It's been a few years since we took on the community composting area at the school, with great result. We'd like to gain a view of the community households around what you may have done / do today in the area of composting.  Add to that, a quick look into all your household is doing in the area of sustainability. The survey results will be one key guide to determine our next steps in this important area of the Tidy Towns efforts.  Thank you for answering these 5 questions on behalf of your household.…Read more …

Community Centre Phase 2 Official Opening

Phase 1 of the Community Centre has been in use since it was opened by Minister Michael Ring TD in November 2013. Now, four years later, we are pleased to announce that Phase 2 will be officially opened by An Taoiseach Mr Leo Varadkar TD on Sunday 5th November at 11:30am. This is a public event and is expected to conclude at 1pm. We look forward to welcoming you to Kilanerin to join us in celebrating this occasion.Read more …

KILANERIN COMMUNITY FILMMAKING PROJECT

Kilanerin Ballyfad Community Development Association is looking for participants for its community filmmaking project this summer. A documentary or docu-drama about the notorious Hunter Gowan II will be made during the project, with the film focusing on some of the numerous ghost stories about the infamous yeoman, rather than the actual events of the time. Over the last two hundred years, stories about Hunter Gowan have crossed over into myth and legend, and it’s this larger than life character that will be explored. Facilitated by local filmmaker Terence White, a group of ten…Read more …

ESB Apprenticeship Programme now open

Applications to ESB Apprenticeship Programme are now open. Applicants are invited to apply to the ESB Apprenticeship Programme online ​here http://www.candidatemanager.net/cm/p/pJobs.aspx?mid=YGTWB&sid=BUDY&a=tXihOt3zRCE%3d%20 by Monday April 4th.Read more …

Operation Transformation

Time to peal yourself off the armchair. Put soaps on hold and the pints can wait. Get fit, lose weight and make new friends. No excuses! Starting 12th January in Kilanerin Hall at 7.30pm. Special Guest each night. Start with weigh in and blood pressure test. Wear appropriate walking gear and bring a torch. €5 per night or pay in advance 6 nights for €25. Contact Michael Hughes for more details.Read more …

6th Annual Poetry Competition Winners announced!

Congratulations to the 2016 winner Catherine D’Arcy for her poem ‘Do what makes you happy’, and to the runner-ups Katie Cunningham, Laura Ivers and Michaela Chambers in the 6th Annual Kilanerin.com Poetry Competition 2016. To check out all the entries and winners click here If you would like to get a printed copy of the calendar booklet please contact us.  Read more …