Archive for July 2020

31 07,2020

Info session on the Significant Water Management Issues consultation with Community Water Officer Conor Ruane

Dear PPN Members,     You are invited to an information event on the current consultation process on Significant Water Management Issues held Wednesday 5th August @7pm (please join the session using the link below).     We are delighted to announce that Conor Ruane, Community Water Officer with the Local Authority Water Programme will be providing us…
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29 07,2020

Heritage Council calls on children across the country to showcase local heritage through LEGO®

    The Heritage Council is calling on children across the country to put their imagination to good use this summer by using LEGO® bricks to recreate their favourite example of Irish built, natural or cultural heritage.   The competition is open to children aged between four and twelve years, with two age categories: 4-to-7-years,…
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28 07,2020

Ministers Humphreys and O’Gorman announce second tranche of COVID-19 Stability Funding

Press Release, 27 July 2020 €4.1 million support package to benefit 101 organisations Funding aimed at providing immediate assistance to community and voluntary groups, charities and social enterprises Cash injections for organisations that provide critical services to those most vulnerable in society Stability funding being released quickly with further tranches to be announced   Minister…
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28 07,2020

Minister McEntee and Minister O’Gorman announce 2020 LGBTI+ Community Services Funding Call

Press Release, 17 July 2020 Minister McEntee and Minister O’Gorman announce 2020 LGBTI+ Community Services Funding Call €700,000 will be made available to support community services for LGBTI+ people. Funding aims to promote inclusion, protect rights and to improve quality of life and wellbeing for LGBTI+ people in Ireland Grant scheme is open to applications…
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17 07,2020

Latest Newsletter Out Now!

Dear PPN Members, Please find below the latest version of our PPN Newsletter. We would like to draw your attention to the upcoming consultation event for PPN members and the open call for nomination to our Secretariat! We also refer to the Fundingpoint Newsletter with funding information- please note that the CLÁR Scheme deadline for…
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17 07,2020

Call for Applications: Intangible Cultural Heritage and Heritage Week 2020

Intangible Cultural Heritage and Heritage Week 2020:  Open Call for Applications to showcase Ireland’s Intangible Cultural Heritage   The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht is launching an open call for applications to showcase elements of Ireland’s Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH), for inclusion in the wide programme of projects as part of National Heritage…
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17 07,2020

Vitamin C: The positive effect of creativity on wellbeing in older people

  The Creative Ireland Programme in association with Healthy Ireland and the HSE Mental Health & Wellbeing Programme presents:   Vitamin C: The positive effect of creativity on wellbeing in older people   A webinar designed to explore the value of the Arts and Creativity in promoting Mental Health & Wellbeing among older people, Tuesday…
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13 07,2020

Minister Martin approves funding for Galway

Revised Cultural Programme to combine live and online performances and events   28 projects and over 350 artists to be supported Catherine Martin TD, Minister for Media, Tourism, Arts, Culture, Sport and the Gaeltacht, today approved a revised cultural programme for Galway 2020, Ireland’s European Capital of Culture, ensuring that projects from the original winning…
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13 07,2020

Minister for State Calleary welcomes the Apprenticeship Scholarship Scheme announced by Údarás na Gaeltachta

  Government Chief Whip and Minister for State for the Gaeltacht, the Irish language and Sport, Dara Calleary T.D. has welcomed the Apprenticeship Scholarship Scheme announced by Údarás na Gaeltacht recently.   The scheme provides Gaeltacht applicants with the opportunity to learn a new skill/trade or upskill and obtain an apprenticeship qualification recognised by the…
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07 07,2020

Galway County PPN Newsletter 7 July 2020 & Funding point

Dear PPN Members, Please find below the latest edition of our Newsletter as well as a separate Newsletter with funding information issued in conjunction with the Wheel.ie. This edition introduces 3 of your PPN representatives and includes information on the next Culture Night to be held in September, the Peatlands Community Engagement Scheme as well…
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