Jigsaw Kerry Young People’s Mental Health

Free Workshop for parents.  

We would like to invite you to join us for an hour and fifteen minute to explore anxiety and how you can support young people who may be experiencing anxiety. This will be an informal and interactive space led by the Clinical Manager of Jigsaw Kerry, Elaine O’Sullivan and the Youth and Community Engagement Worker, Caoimhe Keogan.

Tuesday July 26th from 7.00 to 815pm in The College Arms, Old Post Office Street, Cahersiveen.

Places are limited, booking is essential. To book a space or to get more information please contact Carol Naughton, SICAP Education and Training Officer, SKDP – 087 9631935 or [email protected]


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Biosphere Officer Wanted

We are looking to recruit a Biosphere Officer to join our team. Applicants require a minimum Level 8 qualification 9, in the National Framework of Qualifications, in a subject relevant to Environmental Management. They also need a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a role relating to environmental management/Environmental communication. The position is full time, and will be based at the SKDP Offices, the Old Barracks, Beaufort Village, Co. Kerry with the possibility of hybrid working arrangements. Closing date for applicants is at 5pm on Wednesday 13th July 2022.

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Safefood Community Food Initiative 2022-2024.

South Kerry Development Partnership are delighted to be working with Aine Coleman on a new healthy eating programme funded through the Safefood Community Food Initiative 2022-2024.

We are beginning our programme with a small group project in Killorglin. Aine Coleman will lead this 4 week programme working with participants on improving their cooking skills and their knowledge of healthy eating. Aine has been a registered nutritionist since 2017. She has a BSc in Nutrition & Health Science and MSc in Human Nutrition. Aine’s passion is making nutrition accessible for everyone. Her main area of interest is gut health and helping people improve their relationship with food. Aine currently has her own online practice.  Aine also works as a nutrition consultant for other clinics and companies from online consultation to hosting webinars and creating online events etc.

The next small group project will take place in Killarney later this year. Our target group for this project is low income families with children under 12. If you want any more information on this programme or are interested in taking part please contact Carol Naughton, SICAP Education and Training Officer, South Kerry Development Partnership. 087 963 1935 / [email protected].


Cork Summer Show June 2022

On Saturday last the Rural Men’s Group attended the Cork Summer Show in Bishopstown Co. Cork. 50 men from all over the South/Mid Kerry area attended the show. A great day was had viewing all the different agriculture machinery and different breeds of animals.

The Rural Men’s Group would like to thank the Kerry Co. Council, and Healthy Ireland for their continued support of the Men’s group, and appreciate been able to go to events like the summer show.