Archive for October 2022

27 10,2022

Our Rural Future: Minister Humphreys announces details of new €180 million LEADER Programme

  Interested groups invited to apply to deliver 2023-2027 LEADER Programme Total of €180 million available to support rural communities and enterprises Funding allocations for each county published today Private and Public stakeholders urged to work together to deliver positive impact for Rural Ireland   Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has…
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27 10,2022

New Fines Introduced for the Misuse of Disabled Parking Permit

Minister Naughton Announces fines for 16 road safety offences to double from October 27 2022 ANTI-SPEEDING 26.10.2022 Fine for speeding to double to €160. Fines for non-wearing of seatbelts and mobile phone use to double to €120 Fines for Learner drivers found driving unaccompanied to double to €160. Fines for non-display of ‘L’ and ‘N’ plates…
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26 10,2022

Minister O’Gorman invites applications to the Parent Peer Support Fund

Minister O’Gorman invites applications to the Parent Peer Support Fund.   Thursday 20 October €50,000 will be made available for initiatives promoting parent peer support groups. Successful applicants stand to receive grants of up to €2,000 to carry out parent peer support group projects throughout Ireland.   The Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and…
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24 10,2022

Minister O’Brien addresses 4th National Public Participation Network Annual Conference

Conference taking place in Portlaoise over two days Public Participation Networks, with 18,000 community groups nationwide, facilitate participative democracy in local government in Ireland Minister commends the work of PPN’s in community response to COVID-19 and arrival of displaced Ukrainians   Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien, T.D., today…
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20 10,2022

Galway County PPN supports unique Initative: WHO’S SHE GALWAY

On Saturday 8th October 2022, Galway County PPN supported the organization of a unique event aimed at bringing women across imaginary boundaries together. NETWORK MIX UP – We bought together women from all across Galway; urban, rural, migrants, settled, traveller, young and not so young, mixed abilities, employed and under employed, varied sexual orientation, different…
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20 10,2022

October Newsletter out now!

Dear PPN Members, Please see below our October 2022 Newsletter. The PPN Newsletter, as always, is packed with info on events, funding and other news for community groups. If you would  like to include your news in the next Newsletter, please email  [email protected] ppn-october-newsletter-2022

20 10,2022

Minister Joe O’Brien officially launches Values and Principles for collaboration and partnership working with Community and Voluntary Sector

Values and Principles co-developed with the sector Foundation for engagement between the state and community and voluntary organisations   Minister for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien TD, has today, (Wednesday October 19th), officially launched an agreed set of Values and Principles for collaboration and partnership with the Community and Voluntary Sector.   The launch…
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17 10,2022

Galway County PPN Plenary

On Tuesday 27th September 2022 Galway County PPN held its first in-person Plenary event since the Covid Pandemic. The members of the Galway County PPN were asked to attend the meeting in the Claregalway Hotel and vote on a change to the PPN Constitution based on a Circular issued by the Department for Rural and…
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10 10,2022

Galway Disability Forum mark May Way Day 2022

On Friday 30 September, the Galway Disability Forum invited its members to join them in marking Make Way Day 2022. ‘Make Way Day’ is a national campaign run by the Disability Federation of Ireland who collaborate across Ireland and the voluntary and local government sectors. The campaign brings the disability and wider community together to…
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