Category: Covid-19

Public Participation Network Structural Review- Resource Workers Submission

Further to the publication of Mazars Structural Review of the Public Participation Network – Report, the Department of Rural and Community Development sought the views of all Public Participation Networks, the CCMA, Local Authorities, host organisations and other relevant stakeholders on the report. The PPN Workers decided to make a join submission on behalf of…
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Galway County Public Participation Network meets Minister for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien TD

Press Release   Monday 12th September 2022     Galway County Public Participation Network meets Minister for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien TD, to discuss community needs.   Galway County PPN met with Minister Joe O’Brien TD during his 2-day visit to Galway City and County PPN Secretariat Vincent Lyons highlighted some current shortcomings…
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COVID-19 Stability Fund 2021

Ministers Humphreys, McGrath and O’Brien launch €10m COVID-19 STABILITY FUND Applications have opened for a €10 million fund designed to support community and voluntary groups, charities and social enterprises, which have suffered as a result of the pandemic.  The Covid Stability Fund 2021 was launched jointly today by Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather…
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HSE invites people aged 65-69 to register for their COVID-19 AstraZeneca Vaccine

Over the coming weeks, about 180,000 people aged 65 to 69 will be asked to register for their COVID-19 vaccine on the HSE website. People in this group will be vaccinated at one of the HSE vaccination centres around the country using the AstraZeneca vaccine. Online registration will commence at 10am tomorrow, Thursday April 15th,…
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Grow it Forward Campaign

The pandemic has seen a record number of people turn to growing their own food and discovering the joy and pride that brings. The process of seeing a seed turn into a seedling and eventually food you can eat is full of magic and no shortage of optimism. Grow it Forward is all about sharing…
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COVID-19 EMERGENCY FUND

Closing Date is 5.00 p.m. on Friday 12th February 2021   Galway County Council through the Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) invites applications under the 2nd round of the COVID-19 Emergency Fund from Community Groups / Organisations within the Galway County administrative area.   The Fund will provide grants to Community Groups to assist them: ·       To adapt their…
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Christmas Grants Scheme

Galway County PPN are delighted to announce our Keep Well Christmas Grants Scheme!   In line with the Governments announcement of the National “Keep Well” Campaign, Galway County PPN want to play our part in helping our Member Groups to keep your communities well while we continue to stay apart, particularly over this Christmas period.…
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Keep Well Campaign

An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin T.D, the Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly T.D, and Minister of State for the Department of Health, with responsibility for Public Health, Well Being and the National Drugs Strategy, Frank Feighan T.D., have launched the “Keep Well” campaign which aims to support people and communities to mind their physical and mental…
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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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Message from Covid-19 Health Communications Stakeholder Support

Public Health Measures The special health measures that were in place in Kildare were lifted on the 31st August. We are, however, still experiencing some increases in the rate of COVID around the country. Advice and restrictions are continuously being reviewed with recommendations being made by NPHET and the Government. These measures aim to protect…
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