Archive for April 2020

30 04,2020

The Wheel host a ‘Meet, Share and Learn’ meeting for organisations in the West and Midwest.

MEET, SHARE AND LEARN (ONLINE MEETING) We invite you to join us for this special online Meet, Share and Learn for organisations in the West and Midwest. Responding to COVID-19 All of us have been impacted by the current COVID-19 crisis and the sector is at the forefront of supporting communities affected. This event will…
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29 04,2020

ComReg welcomes Telecoms Industry commitments to assist customers during COVID-19

Read the Press Release here.   The Commission for Communications Regulation (ComReg) has today welcomed the announcement by Telecommunications Industry Ireland, the IBEC group for the sector, that the main electronic communications providers have signed up to a common set of commitments to assist and help their customers in the use of electronic communications during…
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28 04,2020

Let’s Play Ireland

Let’s Play Ireland is a government-led initiative aimed at promoting play for all children living in Ireland during the COVID-19 emergency. Playing is central to children’s physical, mental, social and emotional health and wellbeing. Children learn through play while developing resilience, flexibility and understanding of their world. Play in families enriches childhood. All children and…
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28 04,2020

Taking Care of our Physical and Mental Wellbeing in Galway

  COVID-19 is a major public health emergency here in Ireland and around the world and is having a big impact on our lives. Everyone has made a huge effort to stop the spread of the virus and to save lives. Thank You! To help us all get through this difficult ti me, it’s important…
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27 04,2020

Competition: Stories from the Waterside

    County Galway has a rich heritage of storytelling. It is part of our national identity and defines who we are as a nation. Stories bring local places to life and help us to remember and cherish what makes those places so special and to pass it on to future generations.   Galway’s rivers,…
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27 04,2020

Parenting Your Teenager During Covid-19

Planet Youth workshops will help Mayo, Roscommon and Galway parents overcome Covid-19 challenges   Mayo, Roscommon and Galway parents dealing with parenting challenges created by Covid-19 are invited to attend online workshops designed to help them through these unprecedented times. Parenting Your Teenager Through Covid-19 will be the title of the interactive online workshops at…
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25 04,2020

Latest Newsletter out now!

Dear Galway County Public Participation Members,   We are delighted to share the second edition of our PPN Newsletter. This edition highlights what is going on in Galway during the Pandemic and showcases some of the tremendous volunteer efforts of our members in the Community.   Please find the latest Bulletin here: PPN Newsletter April…
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22 04,2020

Galway County COVID-19 Emergency Fund

  The COVID-19 Emergency Fund is a grant programme to provide funding to groups that are directly involved in the community response to the COVID-19 pandemic.   Given the immediacy of works related to Covid-19, the Council has invited applications via a closed call to the Groups registered to provide services as part of the…
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22 04,2020

Message from Covid-19 Health Communications Stakeholder Support

Update for PPN Members      Dear Colleague, We wish to thank you for your ongoing support in helping to share information about COVID-19. This is a note to let you know of a few communications updates.    Cocooning video We have added a video explaining cocooning which can be easily shared to our video…
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22 04,2020

Minister Ring confirms cancellation of 2020 TidyTowns competition

Original Source: Government Press Release   Mr Michael Ring TD, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, has today (21 April 2020) announced the cancellation of the TidyTowns competition for 2020 in the interests of public health and safety.   In a statement today, Minister Ring said: “For over 60 years the TidyTowns competition has…
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