Category: Athenry-Oranmore

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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Turloughmore Community Council Response to COVID-19

  In conjunction with Turloughmore Community Council, a new service for vulnerable and self-isolating members of the community will come into operation from Saturday 21st Mach until further notice. The service will permit any vulnerable of self-isolating person in the community to contact a local, participating pharmacy and organize prescriptions which can be paid for…
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Workshop on the Sustainable Development Goals

On 19 February 2020, the Galway Public Participation Network together with the NGO, Development Perspectives, held a workshop on the UN Sustainable Development Goals in Amicita Social Hub, Athenry. The workshop was attended by 23 members of the PPN and informed participants about the background and the framework of the SDGs. By connecting the dots…
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Celebrating Community and Voluntary Activity in County Galway

Celebrating Community and Voluntary Activity in County Galway

Over 230 people from Community and Voluntary groups from all parts of County Galway gathered at the Connemara Coast Hotel, Furbo on Thursday May 30th to be honoured at the Cathaoirleach’s Community Awards Ceremony. These Awards recognise and celebrate community and voluntary activity in the County. Hosted by retiring Cathaoirleach, Councillor, Seán O Tuairisg, who…
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You are invited to the Galway County PPN Plenary

Opportunity to talk to agencies & other community groups and share ideas. Meet your PPN Reps who work on your behalf & discuss your community issues. Find out more about the PPN & all it can offer to community groups. Date:        Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 Time:        6.30pm Venue:     Claregalway Hotel, Claregalway Information…
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Photos of the Cathaoirleach Community Awards 2018 ceremony

CATHAOIRLEACH’S COMMUNITY AWARDS CEREMONY AT THE THEATRE, STATION HOUSE HOTEL, CLIFDEN  

Community Groups & Volunteers recognised for their great achievements in County Galway

Over 200 people from Community and Voluntary groups from around County Galway were honoured at the Cathaoirleach’s Community Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 31st in the Theatre of the Station House Hotel, Clifden. The Awards recognise and celebrate community and voluntary activity in the County. A record number of nominations were received for the nine…
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General Data Protection Regulation information for community groups

Galway County PPN hosted 6 information sessions around the county during March and April on the new General Data Protection Regulation. This information was targeted at community & voluntary groups and volunteers. Click here to view the slides from that GDPR Workshop which are helpful to read over in light of the new GDPR regulation…
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