Volume 2 Issue 1 - September 2002
K i l d a r e . i e NEWSLETTER
Greetings from Kildare.
This year began with a new look kildare.ie and reaction to the changes
have been both positive and constructive.
Should you wish to have a Kildare related site on our network, just email
us at firstname.lastname@example.org
This e-mail newsletter will keep you informed of developments on the
County Kildare Community Network.
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1. Kildare Business Directory
2. Kildare Discussion Forums
3. Traffic Statistics for kildare.ie
4. Kildare County Council Website
11. Presentation Secondary School, Kildare
1. Kildare Business Directory <-----
The Kildare Business Directory now offers 3 listing options for businesses in County Kildare.
1. Enhanced Listings - For euro 95.00 p.a. your company gets a full page listing with company logo/header, business description, products and services details, website and email links, and prioritised positioning in category and search listings.
2. Website Link - For euro 25.00 p.a. a link to your company website can be added to your free listing
3. Free Standard Listing - All businesses in Kildare can obtain a free standard listing on our directory
If you're not listed or you wish to edit or upgrade your current listing, fill in the relevant online form or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Don't forget you can post messages on the kildare.ie forum. So if you have a new product or service you want to advertise, a business event that's worth attending, something you want to sell, a job vacancy, or if you're looking for a business contact in Kildare post a message at http://www.kildare.ie/discussion/.
2. Kildare Discussion Forums <-----
Discuss issues relating to Community, Education, Business, Arts, Tourism, Heritage and Sports on our forums. Register for free now and let your voice be heard.
The kildare.ie discussion forums can help Kildare people connect and interact over the Internet. Community groups, businesses and individuals should join and post topics to the forums that are relevant to them.
So if you have something to say about the arts, have a question to ask about Kildare Heritage, or want to voice your opinion about a community issue in your locality, then post a new topic to the relevant forum.
It's easy to become a member, just add a username, signature and email address.
Join now and add your voice to this fledgling online community of Kildare
3. Traffic Statistics for kildare.ie <-----
The Kildare Community Network's recent statistics show that the website traffic continues to grow steadily.
January - June 2002
January - June 2001
In Ireland Internet penetration has reached 38% of Irish adults. This
is equivalent to
4. Kildare County Council Website <-----
New additions to the site include:
Homeless Action Plan 2002 - 2005
Feel free to contact the web team at email@example.com
with any suggestions or comments.
5. KELT <-----
KELT is the rural development company for County Kildare and has secured funding under the Leader Plus and National Rural Development Programmes totalling e5,115,000 up to 2006.
Their newly launched website includes:
Projects supported by KELT under the Leader II programme
The Leader Plus Programme aims to encourage the emergence and testing
of new approaches to locally based rural development.
For more information about this initiative, contact KELT at firstname.lastname@example.org or 045-861973
6. Arts <-----
The arts in Kildare has never been more vibrant, and with the opening of the Riverbank Arts Centre in Newbridge, more opportunities now exist for Kildare artists to perform or display their work.
This section of the kildare.ie site includes:
:: The Artyfacts Newsletter - Issue Summer 2002 now online
If you're not listed or you know of an artist not on our lists, let us
know by emailing
:: Arts event listings for County Kildare - send details to email@example.com
You can contact:
7. Community <-----
The Directory of Community and Voluntary Groups is now online. There
is a large amount of community activity in the county and there are over
460 of these groups listed in our directory.
If you wish to edit your listing or add more information just fill in the online form or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Kildare County Football Club has just been formed and it is great to see that they have got off to a great start by reaching the First Division League Cup Final in their first season.
More information about the county soccer team can be viewed in the community notices section. The club will launch their own website later this month - http://www.kildarecountyfc.com/
If you wish to highlight a community event or notice, let us know about it by filling in the online form or by emailing email@example.com
Don't Forget to post community notices about your local area on our discussion
forum or on our noticeboard.
8. Heritage <-----
An overview of the 1798 Rebellion in Kildare by Town or Village and Timeline
The heritage section also includes information on some of the beautiful
Send details of heritage events or notices to firstname.lastname@example.org
9. Tourism <-----
This section has lots of useful information about County Kildare for those visiting the county. A comprehensive database of things to do, attractions, accommodation, and events give any prospective visitor to the county an opportunity to thoroughly plan their trip here. Kildare, The Thoroughbred County, is a wonderful place to visit. From horse racing, to motor sports or golf to angling, there is something in Kildare for everyone.
A popular activity for tourists is to take a walk along the many waterways
If you need more information on any particular attraction or event, email
10. Education <-----
This section includes a directory of Schools and Educational Institutions in County Kildare. With schools just back after their summer break, we are likely to see a lot more activity in this area.
The section also includes information on Primary, Second Level, PLC,
Second Chance, Third Level, Adult Education and Special Education sectors.
For schools there is a listing of resouces and links categorised by school subject and level. Some basic information about sports in schools and technology in schools is available.
To include information in any of these sections email us at email@example.com
If your school has a website, send us the address and we will include it in our directory.
If you have any school photos or samples of art or poetry and short stories that you wish to post on our website, send them to us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
11. Presentation Secondary School, Kildare <-----
A website hosted on kildare.ie for the Presentation Secondary School
in Kildare Town.
Visit the site and email them your comments: email@example.com
As always, we are happy to receive comments and suggestions for inclusion
of information in
Archived versions (text files) of the kildare.ie Newsletter are available
Please Send all queries to firstname.lastname@example.org