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Sligo Environmental Action Academy – Open for Applications

Sligo Environmental Action Academy – Open for Applications

We are delighted to be able to announce the opening of our new initiative : The Sligo Environmental Action Academy. This initiative is a partnership between Sligo PPN and Sligo Environmental Network (SEN) and came about in direct response to priorities identified...

Sligo PPN Tidy Towns Support Programme

Sligo PPN Tidy Towns Support Programme

INTRODUCTION In the PPN 2020 Needs Analysis, the issue of support for Tidy Towns groups emerged as a priority. Specifically there was a call for a programme which would help groups to prepare for the 2021 national competition. The Sligo PPN Network has...

Funding Digest April – May 2021

Funding Digest April – May 2021

To read the full Funding Digest for April - May, brought to you by Sligo PPN and The Wheel CLICK HERE.   There are 29 funding opportunities featured - Sligo PPN will be breaking these down for you and advertising individual grant rounds as they open....

TidyTowns Newsletter 4/2021

TidyTowns Newsletter 4/2021

Please find below the 4th issue of the TidyTowns Newsletter.  We have also included a word document that contains the links in the newsletter. The newsletter contains the following: Information on the 2021 SuperValu TidyTowns Competition Registration process...

Minister Humphreys launches €5.5 million CLÁR 2021 programme

Minister Humphreys launches €5.5 million CLÁR 2021 programme

Minister Humphreys launches €5.5 million CLÁR 2021 programme 10% increase on 2020 funding New Innovation Measure to support communities to develop and test new project ideas and encourage outside the box thinking Community Gardens and Allotments also to be supported...

Getting to your Vaccination Appointment

Getting to your Vaccination Appointment

As vaccine appointments begin to role out, Sligo PPN has done a bit of research on your behalf to identify some practical steps you can take to try and make the journey to your appointment as safe as possible - especially if you have to travel with someone else in the...

Community Development Pilot Projects

Community Development Pilot Projects

Joe O’Brien TD, Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development today launched a call for Community Development Pilot Projects.  The programme will provide overall funding  of €1m in 2021 for up to eight pilot projects to trial...

Minister O’Brien welcomes NESC Report on the Community Call

Minister O’Brien welcomes NESC Report on the Community Call

Minister O’Brien welcomes NESC Report on the Community Call Joe O’Brien TD, Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development with special responsibility for Community Development and Charities, has welcomed the publication of ‘Community Call -...

2021 Community Group Needs

2021 Community Group Needs

Building on the 2020 needs analysis that was conducted with our member groups in 2020, Sligo PPN are working collectively with Sligo Leader Partnership Co (SLPCo) and Sligo Volunteer Centre to develop a suite of training and support initiatives. There are a number of...

TidyTowns Newsletter 2/2021

TidyTowns Newsletter 2/2021

The TidyTowns Unit of the Department of Rural and Community Development have issued the 2nd edition of the TidyTowns Newsletter 2/2021, we have also included a word document that contains the links in the newsletter. The newsletter contains the following: Updates from...

Local Communities : Actions to Help Pollinators

Local Communities : Actions to Help Pollinators

In our 2020 needs analysis, community groups asked for support to become more environmentally friendly. One way you can do that is to try and encourage pollinators to your area. Local communities can lead the way in creating an Ireland where pollinators can thrive....

New Guidelines to make Sport Clubs more Biodiversity Friendly

New Guidelines to make Sport Clubs more Biodiversity Friendly

With approximately 15,000 clubs across the island, sports clubs can play a vital role in the conservation of our biodiversity. The newest publication from the All-Ireland Pollinator Plan, ‘Pollinator-friendly management of Sports Clubs’ offers 10 actions to help...

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Michael McGrath TD, invites submissions to Review to Renew - the public consultation on Ireland’s National Development Plan (the NDP). Review to Renew | Project Ireland 2040 Public Consultation This is your opportunity...

TidyTowns Newsletter 1/2021

TidyTowns Newsletter 1/2021

Please find attached the 1st edition of the TidyTowns Newsletter 1/2020 & Sustainability Factsheet No. 8 from Ennis TidyTowns.  We have also included a word document that contains the links in the newsletter. The newsletter contains the following: Information...

COVID-19 posters and resources

COVID-19 posters and resources

COVID-19 posters and resources   Click on the link below and use these posters, booklets and videos in workplaces and communities to raise awareness about preventing the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).   These assets are available for download and...

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