Category: News

Galway County PPN Newsletter 7 July 2020 & Funding point

Dear PPN Members, Please find below the latest edition of our Newsletter as well as a separate Newsletter with funding information issued in conjunction with the Wheel.ie. This edition introduces 3 of your PPN representatives and includes information on the next Culture Night to be held in September, the Peatlands Community Engagement Scheme as well…
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2020-2021 call for the Peatlands Community Engagement Scheme now open

The Peatlands Community Engagement Scheme is now seeking in 2020 to encourage local communities, local groups, schools and other interested parties to engage with the Department in relation to the conservation and revitalisation of raised bog and blanket bog Special Areas of Conservation (SACs), Natural Heritage Areas (NHAs) and other peatland areas and promote public…
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Guidence on getting back on track!

Dear PPN Members,   This information is issued as part of our #PPNConnect Project   We would like to draw your attention to several useful resources to help you and your group get back up and running again after Covid-19: Volunteer Ireland have developed a guide on ‘Returning to work safely‘  in consultation with the…
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PPN Newsletter- Latest edition!

Dear PPN Members, Welcome to the latest edition of the Galway County PPN Newsletter. We hope you find the information, supports and online events useful. We would like to draw your attention to the free training programme called ‘Tuesday Trainings’ which kicks off this week- don’t forget to sign up! Stay informed, stay in touch…
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Face coverings- HSE info campaign

Face Coverings Campaign Pack 19_June_2020   Stay Safe. Protect each other. Wear a face covering. Everyone in Ireland has helped to reduce the spread of COVID-19. We have worked together in difficult circumstances to save many lives. Now that our services and communities are re-opening, we all want to stay safe and keep protecting each…
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County Development Plan Public Consultation

Dear Galway County PPN,   YOUR PPN REPS need you!!!!   Mark Green and Aodan mac Donncha, the PPN reps on the Planning and Environment SPC, are seeking your input to a current consultation process:   Have your say- take part in this Public Consultation!   Galway County Council commenced the preparation of the 2022-2028…
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Minister Ring announces €13 million in funding for 24 projects across the country under the Rural Regeneration and Development Fund

Press Release, 25 June 2020 The funding will support the development of regeneration projects in rural Ireland to enable them for delivery. To date, this Fund has now provided over €161 million for 134 projects across the country, worth a total of €229 million. The Fund is part of the Rural Development Investment programme which…
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Minister Ring announces first tranche of COVID-19 Stability Scheme Funding

Press Release 26 June 2020 Fund designed to provide immediate support to Community and Voluntary Organisations, Charities and Social Enterprises 179 organisations to benefit from €10.5 million in supports   Mr Michael Ring, Minister of Rural Community Development, today announced the approval of €10.5M in funding under Tranche One of the COVID-19 Stability Fund for…
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Planet Youth – Stepping up to Sexual Health webinar – 1st July at 8pm

Planet Youth are organising a Free Facebook Live Webinar for the parents of 6th class children on Wednesday 1 July @ 8pm. This webinar will provide information and support regarding positive sexual health.  It aims to help you gain the confidence to communicate effectively with your child around issues that can be tricky to discuss…
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Minister Ring announces €2 million Community Enhancement Programme and urges communities to engage

CEP provides small grants to enhance facilities in urban and rural communities   Michael Ring TD, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, has today announced details of the 2020 Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) and highlighted the potential benefit of the Programme for local communities.   The CEP is funded by the Department of Rural…
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