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 structures for public engagement and participation in Local Government in each Local Authority area. Kerry Public Participation Network is also a Registered Charity. RCN  20204668


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

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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Kerry PPN Newsletter Issue 28.  11/06/21

Kerry PPN Newsletter Issue 28. 11/06/21

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Community Support Fund 2021

The 2021 Community Support Fund was launched today by the Mayor of Kerry County Council, Cllr. Patrick Connor-Scarteen, and the Chief Executive of Kerry County Council, Moira Murrell.


The Council has now issued a call for funding for the 2021 Community Support Fund which is offering supports to community-based projects and initiatives in Kerry.


Applications are welcomed from groups in County Kerry whose primary focus is the development or promotion of the local community or the development of a project that will benefit a group in the community.  Applications for funding must come within the definition of one of the following four categories of support:

1. Rebuilding and Reconnecting Communities

2. Community Tidy Town Initiatives and Amenity Projects

3. Community Economic Innovation

4. Community Based Tourism, Festivals and Events


The CSF 2021 application form is required to be completed electronically this year, via an online portal. The online application form including the Terms & Conditions of Funding and the Guide to Completion of the form is available through the following link:-https://arcg.is/0PWfG1


The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 18th June, 2021.


Details of the CSF 2021 are also available on Kerry County Council’s website www.kerrycoco.ie(under ‘Latest News & Schemes/Funds’ tab on the homepage). You may need to refresh your screen (by pressing F5) to see new information up on the website.


Further information is available from Kerry County Council’s Community & Tourism Department at 066-7183680.

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Kerry PPN Climate Action Conversation

Please find attached the Kerry PPN Climate Action Conversation that took place in County Kerry recently.

Also, discussion and feedback from the Kerry Sustainable Energy Co-Op.

A survey of coastal communities , which highlights the fear coastal communities have when they consider the impact the coming summer will have on their fragile dune systems.

A discussion document that has arisen from meetings of the Alliance of  Irish Coastal Communities in Crisis.


 Click on each link below :

210420 Change Agenda required by Irish Coastal Communities with Dunes, SACs, SPAs –

Survey Findings210406 Change Agenda Required by Coastal Communities with Dunes,

Climate Action Plan conversations feedback March 2021 27th April 2021

KSEC Feedback for Kerry PPN Climate Conversation March 2021

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Corona Virus Update Kerry

Community Response to COVID-19 & MAP

A new Community Response Advisory Group has been established in Kerry to coordinate the community response to COVID-19 and to ensure that vulnerable members of the community can avail of a trusted and coordinated support service during the current public health emergency.

View the our support group map click on link below

COVID-19 Community Support Group Map  

As part of the national response to Covid-19, Kerry Public Participation Network (PPN) and Kerry County Council are working closely to support stakeholders and community groups.

Municipal Districts