Greening of Woodstock Gardens and Tea Room, Co. Kilkenny

Kilkenny County Council had begun a project to green Woodstock Gardens and Tea Room. Woodstock Gardens, located on the outskirts of Inistioge village, is Council operated and is home to a mix of formal and informal gardens with an arboretum, walled garden, terraced garden, yew walk and a rose garden. It also has a playground, […]

Kilkenny Do One More Thing Initiatives

Kilkenny County Council has been active in the promotion of waste prevention in 2015. Utilising the local Tidy Towns network, schools and running clubs, the main focus of the work was the promotion of the Do One More Thing Initiative with the 12 active Tidy Towns groups spanning Kilkenny County. The work targeted the prevention […]

Savour Kilkenny, Festival of Food, a great success

Savour Kilkenny, Festival of Food was a great success over the October Bank Holiday Weekend. The Chefs’ Table, sponsored by the EPA’s Stop Food Waste Programme and organised by the LAPN and Environmental Awareness Officer Bernadette Moloney from Kilkenny County Council promoted a theme of food waste prevention in the kitchen. MC Clare Anne O’Keefe did […]

LAPN at the Iverk Show 2014

Local authorities were active at the 2014 Iverk Show on the 23rd August, in Piltown, Co. Kilkenny. The LAPNers hosted a Stop Food Waste stand, promoting household waste prevention to the large crowd. In the past, Kilkenny County Council has worked with the organisers of the Iverk Show, in Piltown, to reduce their waste management […]

Oldest Agricultural Show goes Green

The Iverk Show in Piltown, Co. Kilkenny will be the first agricultural show in Ireland to “Go Green” this year.  The show committee is working in partnership with the Waste Prevention Officer of Kilkenny Local Authority and the Local Authority Prevention Network to take the initial steps to improve the Show’s environmental performance. “Going Green” […]