Category: Athenry-Oranmore

Our Rural Future: Minister Humphreys announces over €27 million to combat dereliction and breathe new life into rural towns and villages

Media release Wednesday, 14th December 2022   Largest ever investment under Town and Village Renewal Scheme Former Banks, Ballrooms, Courthouses, Convents, Cinemas, Garda Stations and FCA Halls to be regenerated for community use Public Plazas, Town Parks, Playgrounds, Community Gardens and Dog Parks to be developed Local Shops and Businesses in 26 towns to have…
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Galway County PPN makes Litter Management Plan Submission

on December 5th 2022 Galway County PPN submitted its Submission on the Galway County Litter Management Plan 2023-2025 following an information event and consultation process with the PPN members. You can read the submission here: Galway County PPN SUBMISSION on Litter Management Plan Section 10 of the Litter pollution Acts 1997 requires that a Local…
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Minister Humphreys and Tánaiste announce over €33 million to upgrade 278 Community Centres nationwide

Media Release Thursday 8th December 2022   Largest ever capital investment in Community Centres   Grants of up to €300,000 provided   Extensions to Existing Centres, Energy Efficiency Upgrades and Improved Access for People with Disabilities amongst works supported   Community Centres, Parish Halls, Scouts Clubs, Youth Hubs, Family Resource Centres & Sports Complexes across…
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Galway County PPN visits Municipal District meetings

  Galway County PPN have begun a series of presentations at Municipal District meetings across the County to address stakeholders, such as County Councillors, of the added value of the PPN in the democratic process of participative representation.   Here PPN Coordinator, Charlotte May and PPN Secretariat Member, Vincent Lyons stand in front of the…
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Our Rural Future: Minister Humphreys launches Embracing Ireland’s Outdoors

PRESS RELEASE: 28 November 2022   Ireland’s first ever National Outdoor Recreation Strategy Over 2.7m visitors take part in outdoor activities Strategy will deliver major economic and health benefits €14 million announced to develop adventure tourism projects Focus on Hiking, Cycling, Wild Swimming, Kayaking & more National Walks Scheme to be expanded to 150 trails…
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Ministers Humphreys and Joe O’Brien announce €10 million Fund to support parish halls and community centres with energy bills

PRESS RELEASE! 18 Nov 2022 New Community Support Fund to assist thousands of community groups across the country   Support available for Parish Halls, Community Centres, Local Development Associations, Social Clubs, ICA Groups, Senior Citizen Groups, Men’s Sheds, Women’s Sheds and more   Small grants to help groups with running costs and rising energy bills…
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Minister Joe O’Brien announces over €44 million for the Government’s Social Inclusion Programme

Media Release 16th November 2022 Minister Joe O’Brien announces over €44 million for the Government’s Social Inclusion Programme An increase of €1.3 million (3%) for SICAP in 2023 All areas across the country to benefit   Minister for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien, T.D., has today, (Wednesday, 16th November 2022) announced over €44 million…
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Our Rural Future: Minister Humphreys announces €115million for 23 Landmark Rural Regeneration Projects nationwide

  Media Release,  Thursday, 10 November 2022     Our Rural Future: Minister Humphreys announces €115million for 23 Landmark Rural Regeneration Projects nationwide   Focus on combatting vacancy & dereliction by regenerating iconic town centre buildings   Successful projects will see old Courthouses, Creameries, Hotels, Churches, Banks and Schools converted and given new 21st century…
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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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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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