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Carlow, Kilkenny & South Tippperary
If you live in Carlow, Kilkenny or South Tipperary contact:
 
Bernie Loughman, Project Leader
St. Catherine’s Community Services
St. Joseph’s Road
Carlow.
 
Tel: 059-9138700 or 085-1101511
E-mail: berniel@catherines.ie

Jean Kelly, Project Worker
St. Catherine’s Community Services
St. Joseph’s Road
Carlow.

Tel: 059-9138700 or 085-1101510
E-mail: jeank@catherines.ie

                 or

Claire McKenzie, Project Worker
The Drum
McDonagh Junction
Kilkenny.

Tel: 085-1689215
E-mail:clairef@catherines.ie
 

Website: www.catherines.ie


 

Evaluation of the Carlow/Kilkenny TPSP
Download EVALUATION REPORT HERE.DOC (281 Kb, 01 Apr 2012)

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Other Support and Information
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Becoming a parent

Parenting alone

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