Archive for October 2020

29 10,2020

Disability Forum Meeting

Following on from the interest in, and success of Make Way Day 2020, Galway County PPN called on interested members of the community to join the PPN’s Disability Forum. The inaugural meeting of our newly established Disability Forum was held on the 21st October 2020. The meeting was well attended and we are pleased with…
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28 10,2020

EPA report out now: Identifying ‘What Matters’ for Community Wellbeing for Public Participation Networks

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published a research report Identifying “What Matters” for Community Wellbeing with the Irish Public Participation Networks by Simon O’Rafferty. This report presents the findings from an action research project in which a toolkit to develop visions of community wellbeing was co-designed with four PPNs. Report available here: EPA What Matters Report…
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27 10,2020

October 2020 Catchments Catch-Up for the Western Region.

The Catchments Catch-Up is a brief update on community projects happening in the Western region and some of our nationwide initiatives. The Local Authority Waters Programme aims to build a better understanding of the issues impacting on water quality at a local level and recommend improvement measures, while supporting local communities who wish to get…
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27 10,2020

Healthy Galway- Exercise Booklet

We are delighted to share this exercise leaflet on behalf of Healthy Galway with you. The leaflet includes some useful exercises you can do in the safety of your own home to stay safe and keep fit.   This brochure was developed by HSE PCC Physiotherapy Services in Cork and is brought to you by…
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15 10,2020

Wednesday Workshops

Galway County PPN will be hosting a training series titled ‘Wednesday Workshops’ aimed at helping community groups manage, meet and connect online.    Training with Ailish Irvine, CEO of Irvine Training. Week 1: Learn how to use Zoom and get the most out of your Zoom meetings. Week 2: Learn all about setting up systems…
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09 10,2020

Healthy Ireland Fund Community Mental Health Small Grants Scheme 2020

Closing Date is 4.00 p.m. on Friday 30th October 2020. Healthy Ireland is a government led initiative aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of everyone living in Ireland and is administered by the Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) in each local authority area.  Galway County Council, on behalf of Galway County LCDC, is inviting applications for the Healthy Ireland…
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05 10,2020

October Newsletter out now!

Dear PPN members, Please find below the latest version of our PPN Newsletter. This months edition is packed with info on Funding and training along with updates from our PPN member groups! Our October issue of the PPN Newsletter is out now!