Community Employment Vacancies

We have 2 vacancies in our Community Employment Scheme: Community Development Worker with Tralee CDP ES-979595 Office Support Person with Kerry Deaf Resource Centre ES-981640 For more info log onto

Consultation ahead of the New LEADER Rural Development Programme 2014-2020

In preparation for the new LEADER Rural Development Programme 2014 – 2020, which is likely to begin in Early 2016, North, East and West Kerry Development is continuing the process of consulting with communities on priorities for the new programme. We are holding consultation meetings as follows: Wednesday 14th October, The Monastery, An Daingean at 8pm […]

Bernard Collins RIP, Former Chairperson of NEWKD

Bernard Collins was a unique person who gave a huge amount of his time voluntarily to many causes in Co Kerry, including and especially NEWKD of which he was chairperson for the past 3 years. Bernard joined the board of NEWKD at its formation in 2008, but had been involved in LEADER and rural development […]

Bernard Collins RIP

We, at NEWKD, are saddened to announce the passing of our Chairperson Bernard Collins last night. Our thoughts and prayers are with Marian, Aisling and family and his many friends and colleagues in local development. May he rest in peace.

Calling all Entrepreneurs…

As you may know, we are currently developing a plan for the delivery of the new LEADER Rural Development Programme 2014-2020. Part of this process is setting the priorities for delivering the new programme in the North, East and West of Kerry.  We are looking for the ideas on possible enterprise projects that could be […]