Approximately 60 people attended the Development Plan 2020-2026 Information Evening in the Tholsel on Thursday evening, 10th May. The purpose of the evening, chaired by KCLR’s John Purcell, was to introduce the recently published Issues Paper, to provide some interesting perspectives on some of the issues raised in the paper and to highlight the period for submissions to the paper which runs until 5pm on the 15th of June 2018. At the information evening, three local speakers, Brian Tyrrell, responsible for tourism promotion in the County Council, Martin Costello, Murphy Jewellers and Colm Murray from the Heritage Council gave their views and outlined challenges and opportunities around tourism, retail and heritage respectively. The presentations are available here:

1. Dev Plan Overview 10.5.2018 – Caitriona O’Sullivan, Forward Planning, Kilkenny County Council
2. Tourism 10.5.2018, Brian Tyrell, Kilkenny County Council
3. A Retailers view 10.5.2018 – Martin Costello, Murphy Jewellers
4. Heritage Council 10.5.2018 – Colm Murray, Heritage Council

Q & A 10.5.2018