Category: Events

March Newsletter Out Now!!

Dear Galway County PPN, We are delighted to share our latest PPN Newsletter with you along with the Fundingpoint Newsletter with almost 80 pages of funding info. In this edition we welcome our latest secretariat member Carmel McGrath to her new role. The PPN Newsletter, as always, is packed with info on events, funding and other news for community groups. If…
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Fundraising Workshop – Developing your fundraising plan for 2021

The last year has been a huge challenge for nonprofits of all sizes. Creating a clear fundraising plan is the key to your organisation surviving and thriving in these difficult times. This workshop will lead you through the process of building a fundraising plan that makes the best of your organisations strengths. It will include:…
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PPN & GRETB provide ‘5 Ways to Wellbeing’ workshops in January

The Galway County PPN and Community Education Service of GRETB are delighted to host a series of Mental Health and Well-being workshops for the community in January 2021. These workshops aim to promote positive mental health in Community Groups. Together with expert trainers from Mental Health Ireland, participants are invited to attend one of the…
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Healthy Galway 21 Day Walking Challenge

Adults of all ages should be physically active at a moderate intensity for at least 30 minutes a day, five times a week, aiming for 150 minutes a week. Healthy Galway is challenging you to increase your daily step count and walking minutes as part of the Keep Well Campaign. During this time, it is…
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Disability Forum Meeting

Following on from the interest in, and success of Make Way Day 2020, Galway County PPN called on interested members of the community to join the PPN’s Disability Forum. The inaugural meeting of our newly established Disability Forum was held on the 21st October 2020. The meeting was well attended and we are pleased with…
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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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Wednesday Workshops

Galway County PPN will be hosting a training series titled ‘Wednesday Workshops’ aimed at helping community groups manage, meet and connect online.    Training with Ailish Irvine, CEO of Irvine Training. Week 1: Learn how to use Zoom and get the most out of your Zoom meetings. Week 2: Learn all about setting up systems…
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Positive Ageing Week 2020

“Still as mischievous and interested and sparky as we always were” Positive Ageing Week (September 28 – October 2 2020), is an opportunity to show our appreciation to older people in our lives and to reach out to those who may be feeling lonely or isolated at this time of ongoing public health guidelines to…
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Funding for social inclusion week available

Galway County Social Inclusion Week 2020 is 19th October – 25th October. The aim of Social Inclusion Week is to increase awareness and understanding of inclusion and diversity in County Galway. It is about highlighting the positive work that community and voluntary groups are doing to reduce social exclusion, social isolation and poverty. The theme this year…
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Calling community groups in the Galway East!

Are you and your local group and interested in finding out more about Biodiversity and how your group can make a difference in your local area? Galway Rural Developments (GRD) and Burrenbeo Trust are looking to recruit 6 community groups across South and East Galway to participate in a COMMUNITY BIODIVERSITY TRAINING AND AWARENESS PROGRAMME.…
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