Category: Events

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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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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