14 Aug 2022

Caring community rally to help Kilkenny people in self isolation

Local businesses offering free services, clubs offering support

Kilkenny Kilkenny

Caring Kilkenny people and businesses are taking the lead in helping the community as people prepare for coronavirus.

We're going to keep this list updated to let our readers know what help is being offered. Please do let us know if your business has a service or offer we can mention for you.

A lot of these services might be particularly helpful to older neighbours and family members who may not be regular users of the internet and social media so please let them know what's on offer.

Under the hashtag #SelfIsolationHelpKilkenny on Twitter the businesses are offering support to anyone who is isolated, alone and needs something picked up.

Rower Inistioge Covid-19 Assistance Facility - They have established a group of volunteers who will deliver medication, groceries, fuel etc to elderly/vulnerable people in their community. This will be operated in the strictest confidence! To avail of it contact 0894525740

Speltbakers - deliver bread to homes in Kilkenny Tuesday to Saturday. We can also deliver purchases from Glasrai and Goodies, the Little Green Grocer and the good earth in Newpark. Also market goods on Thursdays.

Premium Foods - offering a delivery service for anyone who can't get out to buy their meat. Order on 0567755727 or text your order with name and address to 0852728624.

Langton's Hotel on John Street, Kilkenny are offering a take away menu, for collection, so you can just call 056-7761533, place your order from their extensive menu, and collect.

In Castlecomer a delivery service is being offered by butcher Dick Dooley and the local supermarket.

Callan Support Group will help any elderly or vulnerable  people who need shopping, meds or anything else during this time.

Red Mills Store - "For our elderly customers in Kilkenny who are self isolating, we are offering a delivery service for pet food purchases, just phone 056 4449010. We would like to offer front line hospital staff and healthcare workers free coffee or tea as a thank you for your dedication to helping us all to get through this difficult time."



Jeutonic Bridal Wear and Lorimat are also offering help to people.





Well done to everyone helping out. Check out the hashtag for the most up-to-date info.




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