Kilkenny Parent Support Programme
Provide group parenting programmes for age groups 0 to 6, 4 to 11, teens and a Triple P (Positive Parenting Programme). Also delivers monthly Home Visiting Lifestart Programme. Lifestart is a developmental programme designed for you and your child from birth to 5 yrs. The aim is to support parents with practical guidelines on how to encourage your child's development. This is a free programme,available to all.
Adult Learning Scheme (Word Aid)
Word Aid, the County Kilkenny Adult Literacy Scheme, is a free, confidential service that supports adults with reading, writing, spelling or maths difficulties.
Word Aid holds a tutor-training course for volunteers annually. They require volunteers to give 2 hours of their time each week, have a sympathetic and understanding nature, to be good listeners and have the ability to work with others on a confidential basis.
Going to Italy? Or just back? Interested in Italian language and cooking culture? During the 5 classes you will discover the beauty and variety of Italian food. 1: pasta and Pane (bread), 2: formaggio and salumi (cheese and salami), 3: frutta and verdure (fruit and vegetables), 4: dolci (desserts) and 5: vino (wine). Everything will be supported by ‘un po di Italiano’ (a little Italian grammer) to allow you to read, and understand, an Italian restaurant menu and enjoy better your trip to Italy! Buon appetite!