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Social Justice Ireland- Induction Training for PPN Reps

Social Justice Ireland- Induction Training for PPN Reps

  Sligo PPN commissioned Social Justice Ireland to deliver induction training to all PPN reps. The aim of the training was to explore the concept of public participation, detail how the PPN networks operate and look for ways for how representatives can work...

Minister Joe O’Brien opens Offaly Volunteer Centre

Minister Joe O’Brien opens Offaly Volunteer Centre   ·         Official opening 4th March 2022   Mr. Joe O’Brien TD, Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities, today...

Government Supports for Thriving Rural Areas and Vibrant Communities

Government Supports for Thriving Rural Areas and Vibrant Communities

Government Supports for Thriving Rural Areas and Vibrant Communities   The Department of Rural and Community Development is hosting an online stakeholder engagement event: Government Supports for Thriving Rural Areas and Vibrant Communities.   This briefing...

Sligo PPN 2022 Nomination Form Age Friendly Alliance

Sligo PPN 2022 Nomination Form Age Friendly Alliance

Sligo PPN has been approached to secure 2 PPN seats on the Sligo Age Friendly Alliance   The national Age Friendly network supports cities, counties and towns across Ireland to prepare for the rapid ageing of our population by paying increased attention to the...

Minister Humphreys announces six appointments to the board of Pobal

Minister Humphreys announces six appointments to the board of Pobal

Minister Humphreys announces six appointments to the board of Pobal Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, has announced the appointment of six directors to the board of Pobal. Pobal work on behalf of the Government of Ireland to support...

Upcoming PPN Training and Information 2022

Upcoming PPN Training and Information 2022

At the end of 2021, Sligo PPN conducted a needs analysis with member groups to find out the types of support, training and information that they would need to help their groups survive and grow. The PPN Secretariat are using the feedback to put together a calendar of...

Minister O Brien expresses condolences on the passing of Ronnie Fay

Minister O Brien expresses condolences on the passing of Ronnie Fay

The Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities, Mr Joe O Brien, T.D., on behalf of the Department of Rural and Community Development, has expressed his condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of the late Ronnie Fay,...

Sligo St Patricks Day Festival 2022

Sligo St Patricks Day Festival 2022

  APPLICATION FORM    2022 Sligo St Patricks Day Application Form (1) After two years apart, the Sligo St Patricks Festival Committee is delighted to announce that we will be gathering together again for the 2022 parade.   The theme for this year’s...

Sligo Diaspora Christmas Tree

Sligo Diaspora Christmas Tree Connecting Sligo people around the world. This will be a strange Christmas for many of us who cannot get home or celebrate together in the usual way. Sligo County Council invite you to join us in a special Christmas celebration and to...

Sligo Cycling Campaign

Sligo Cycling Campaign

We are a cycling-loving, community-based, voluntary group whose aim is to make cycling in Sligo town and county safe, enjoyable and popular for people of all ages and abilities. We advocate for safer, healthier and quieter roads and streets. We are a voice for...

Skreen/Dromard/Beltra Community First Responder Group

Skreen/Dromard/Beltra Community First Responder Group

Elaine Kelly is the founder and coordinator of Skreen/Dromard/Beltra Community First Responder Group.  Due to Covid-19, we had a slow and complicated start. We hosted meetings over zoom earlier this year, we undertook initial training in May of this year and...

Sligo Leitrim District Soccer League

Sligo Leitrim District Soccer League

  Sligo Leitrim District Soccer league has just completed a 400k development at the Ray Mac Sharry Complex Cranmore Road Sligo.  This state of the art Astro FIFA approved pitch opened in late August 2021.  Since opening it is used every night and...

Culfadda Community First Responder Group

Culfadda Community First Responder Group

The Culfadda Community First Responder Group is a voluntary group linked with the National Ambulance Service (NAS).This group is governed by the NAS Community First Responder Scheme (NASCG007-See Attached). All responders are trained and certified to the Pre Hospital...

Ireland set to host International Conference on Philanthropy

Ireland set to host International Conference on Philanthropy

Ireland set to host International Conference on Philanthropy Joe O’Brien TD, Minister of State with responsibility for Community Development and Charities spoke today (Friday 26th November) of the key role philanthropy plays in our society, in advance of welcoming the...

Sligo PPN Annual Meeting

Sligo PPN Annual Meeting

The Sligo PPN Annual Meeting (Plenary) was held on 25th November 2021. For those who are interested in hearing about our work across the year, but were unable to attend, you can watch the full session here  

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