Entries by Aislinn Dunne


The theme of this year’s water day is ‘Water for Peace’. World Water Day which has been running since 1993 attempts to raise awareness and inspire action to tackle the water and sanitation crisis in the world today. In light of the two current wars the conservation of water has never been so important. Whilst […]

Keeping your animals safe at Halloween

Halloween is a spooky, scary and fun time for us humans however, many pets and wildlife will find this time of year terrifying. We’ve put together some tips to help you keep your animals safe at Halloween: Dogs and Cats Ideally, you should bring your animals inside at this time of the year to reduce […]

Tips for Feeding your Cat

We’re taking a look at some tips of feeding you cat to keep your feline friend happy and healthy. Some food items that have long-standing, but not necessarily true, acceptance as being fine for your cat may not be the best option to keep your cat fit.  Firstly, buying tins and pouches of cat food […]

Run for us this September with VHI Women’s Mini Marathon

Run for Kilkenny SPCA! The Women’s Mini-Marathon is taking place again this September and if you have, or are going to, sign-up we’d LOVE for you to run for us and raise much needed funds. By doing so you make a difference to local animals in need. We are a voluntary organisation and rely solely […]

Your donations make a difference

We are a fully voluntary organisation, and depend on your donations to fund our operations, operations like this. We were recently asked to assist the Guards with the rescue of some animals from a property in Co. Kilkenny. Sadly there was a large number of dogs requiring help. As a result, the guards also asked […]

Annual General Meeting May 19th

We would like to let all our members know our Annual General meeting will be held at 19:30 on Wednesday 19th May 2021. Agenda for the meeting: Recieve and consider the Financial Statements for the year ended 31st August 2020; Review the Directors’ report Appoint/reappoint Directors to the board; Transact any other business as required […]

DAFM Animal Welfare Grant 2020

Each year the Department for Agriculture, Food and the Marine welcome applications from Animal welfare organisations for grant aid to support their causes. There are over 200 registered animal welfare charities in Ireland, so application for the grant is competitive, with rigorous check in place to make sure the awarded charities are operating to the […]