Category: Districts

September Newsletter out now!

Dear PPN Members, Please see below our September 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 September Newsletter 2022

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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Call out for Positive Ageing Week -September 26 – 30, 2022

Positive Ageing Week 2022 is an opportunity to shine a light on all the positive contributions of older people in our communities, and to create a buzz in the city and county which highlights positivity of older age. One part of the campaign is to showcase older people in our communities who we know to…
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July Newsletter out now!

Dear members of Galway County PPN,     Please see below our JULY 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 July Newsletter

Remember If They Poop, You Scoop: Anti-Dog Fouling Campaign

Galway County Council continues to receive complaints regularly regarding the issue of dog fouling in the county from members of the public, elected members, voluntary groups, staff etc. Following the onset of the Covid 19 pandemic, the issue of dog fouling has become an escalating problem on footpaths and in parks and open spaces in…
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July Newsletter Out Now!

Dear Galway County PPN, We are delighted to share our latest PPN Newsletter with you! 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 your PPN Support Worker Mary: [email protected]   PPN Newsletter July 2021

Community Heroes honoured at Cathaoirleach’s Community Awards for 2020

In keeping with the “new normal”, community and voluntary groups, individual volunteers, the Chief Executive and Elected Members of Galway County Council, and a host of well-wishers, met via “Zoom” to celebrate community & voluntary activity during 2020, at an event hosted by the Cathaoirleach Cllr. James Charity and MC for the evening Mr. Keith…
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Community Enhancement Programme 2021

Closing Date is 5.00 p.m. on Tuesday 22nd June 2021   Galway County Council through the Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) invites applications for funding from Community and Voluntary “not for profit” Groups within the Galway County administrative area, for the Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) 2021.   The Community Enhancement Programme aims to provide funding…
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1916 Bursary Fund is now open for applications

The 1916 Bursary Fund is now open for applications. Who can apply? The Bursaries are targeted at new entry students (entering first year) who are underrepresented in higher education and who are from one or more of the target groups that have low participation rates in higher education: What is the value of a 1916…
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