Welcome to Kerry PPN

The Kerry PPN is the main link through which the Local Authority connects with the Environmental, Social Inclusion, Community and Voluntary Organisations and allows community participation in policy-making structures and committees of Council.

What is the Kerry Public Participation Network?

Kerry Public Participation Network has been established to enable people and community groups in Co Kerry to have a say on issues that concern them. These Public Participation Networks (PPNs) are new structures for public engagement and participation in Local Government in each Local Authority area. 


How does my group get involved?

Kerry Public Participation Network is the best way your group or community can become involved in shaping the future of Co Kerry. Membership of the PPN provides opportunities for better representation, networking, information sharing and input into policy development Read more

How do I register my group?

Registration is easy. Simply click here and complete the Registration Form. There is no charge. Registered groups receive regular updates, information on funding opportunities and also benefit from the group insurance scheme.

Register your group now Click Here
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Volunteering Strategy –  Call for Input


This document is a ‘Call for Input’ (CFI) by the Department of Rural and Community Development (the Department) to inform and seek views from stakeholders on key topics under consideration to develop a National Strategy on Volunteering (the Strategy).


The purpose of this document is to:


  • Inform stakeholders of the proposed volunteering strategy;
  • Seek views from stakeholders on what constitutes volunteering;
  • Invite comments and proposals on the CFI including additional and emerging considerations which may further inform the Strategy.

The outcome of this CFI and potentially the input from a proposed National Advisory Group will inform the Department’s development of this volunteering strategy.



If you would like to contribute your views on volunteering, please download the Submission Form. The closing date for submissions is 3pm on Thursday, 14 February 2018. Submissions received after this time and date will not be considered. Only submissions made on the Submission Form will be considered.


Further details on the CFI can be found at https://drcd.gov.ie/


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Community Support Fund


To Kerry PPN Registered Groups.



The Community Support Fund Scheme 2019, has been launched by Cllr. John Joe Culloty, Leas Cathaoirleach, Kerry County Council 



Guidelines and Application forms are available  from the Community Department, Kerry County Council and on Kerry County Council’s website www.kerrycoco.ie .



The closing date for receipt of applications for the 2019 Community Support Fund is on or before 5.00 p.m. Monday, 21st January, 2019.




Please feel free to contact the Community Department for further information on 066-7183680.



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Tea Dances 2019




20th January 2019  River Island Hotel

hosted by Sliabh Luachra Active Retired Network



10th February 2019  Knocknagoshel Community Centre

hosted by Knocknagoshel Woman’s Group & Over 55’s Club



10th March 2019 Currans Community Centre

hosted by Currow Active Retired



14th April 2019  River Island Hotel

hosted by Castleisland Active Retired



12th May 2019 Ballymacelligott Community Centre

hosted by Ballymacelligott Active Retired











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