What is Public Participation Network (PPN)?

A Public Participation Network (PPN) is a network that allows local authorities to connect with Community and Voluntary, Environmental, and Social Inclusion groups within the boundaries of their administration. The primary purpose of the PPN is to enable the PPN member groups to input into and have their voices heard within the formal decision making structures of the local authority. There are currently 270 members of Roscommon PPN

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1901, 2022

Water Forum Webinar Invitation

webinar on Public Participation in Catchment Management on 3rd February 2022 at 10am – 12:30.   As you may know the draft River Basin Management Plan is currently out for public consultation. As part of [...]

1901, 2022

2022 Wind Farm Community Funds

the 2022 Wind Farm Community Funds (excluding Grousemount Wind Farm) are now open for applications until March 13th, 2022.  For a full list of Wind Farm Community Funds included in this call, please click here. [...]

1612, 2021

The Community Activities Fund (CAF)

  1. Guidelines for Community Activities Fund under CEP 2021 2. Terms and Conditions CAF 2021 2022 The Community Activities Fund (CAF) was announced by the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphries T.D. [...]

212, 2021

Roscommon Public Participation Network Members Update Thursday 2nd  December 2021

        Roscommon Public Participation Network Members Update Thursday 2nd  December 2021 Please share this update with your members.   If your group would like to advertise an upcoming event or news piece, [...]

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Major New Community Funding Announcement for County Roscommon 📣 👉€138,641 will be made available to community groups in Roscommon under the new Local Enhancement Programme.👉This funding will provide capital supports for many small community groups, There will be a particular focus on capital works/improvements, and the purchase of equipment for community use particularly those who serve disadvantaged areas. There is also a special allocation for women’s sheds in the county.👉Funding will be administered by Roscommon County Council in early 2024 via the LCDC and the PPN looks forward to supporting groups accessing the fund in the new year.Read more: www.gov.ie/en/press-release/106e1-ministers-humphreys-and-obrien-announce-6-million-department-of...Roscommon County Council @followers Strokestown BoyleToday Castlerea.ie Moore Community Office ballaghaderreen.com We Are Athleague Elphin - Our Town Elphin Monksland Town Team Ballyfarnon Community News Rahara Tidy Towns & Development Roscommon Sports Partnership Roscommon Leader Partnership Ballinameen & Elphin Women's Shed Strokestown Women's Shed ... See MoreSee Less
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Funding Announcement 📣 The “Community Monuments Fund 2024” is open for applications. Scheme information and Application Forms are available on tinyurl.com/47rs2y35All applications shall be marked “Community Monuments Fund 2024” and submitted by email to heritage@roscommoncoco.ie before 5.00p.m. on Sunday 4th February 2024.The Community Monuments Fund is prioritised for private owners and custodians and community groups for the care, conservation, maintenance, protection and promotion of archaeological monuments. The core aims of the Fund are the conservation, maintenance, protection and presentation of archaeological monuments. It will enable conservation works to be carried out on monuments which are deemed to be significant and in need of urgent support; build resilience in our monuments to enable them to withstand the effects of climate change; encourage access to monuments and improve their presentation.The Community Monuments Fund has 3 Streams:Stream 1 is aimed at essential repairs and capital works for the conservation of archaeological monuments Stream 2 is for development of Conservation Management Plans/Reports and detailed Specification of Works aimed at identifying measures for conservation of archaeological monuments and improving public access. Stream 3 is for enhancement of access infrastructure and interpretation (including virtual/online), and small scale emergency conservation works at archaeological monuments.Scheme information and Application Forms are available on www.roscommoncoco.ie or by contacting the Heritage Office on 090 6637135 or heritage@roscommoncoco.ie. If you have a project idea you would like to discuss please contact the Heritage Officer on 087 9078860.Roscommon County Council Heritage Office administers this schemes on behalf of the @Department of Housing Local Government & Heritage#CMF2024 #LoveYourHeritage #RoscommonHeritage #Conservation #YourCouncil #Archaeology #Monuments @followers ... See MoreSee Less
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We are deeply saddened to learn of Michael Ewing's passing this week. Michael was a leading figure in advocating for environmental sustainability across various capacities at a Local and National level, including his representative role with Roscommon PPN, the Irish Environmental Network and the National Economic and Social Council.As a trained biologist and environmental protection officer, Michael combined his expertise with a strong personal interest in participatory democracy, global justice and sustainable development. We will be forever grateful to Michael for his enormous contributions to Roscommon Public Participation Network. Michael represented the PPN on various local decision making structure in Roscommon County Council including Strategic Policy Committees and the LCDC.His legacy will undoubtedly continue to inspire others and his unwavering commitment to protecting the environment will be felt for generations to come.Our deepest sympathy to Marion, Emma, Daniel, Oisin and all the extended Ewing and Parker families on the sad passing of Michael.Ar dheis dé go raibh a hanam ... See MoreSee Less
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A huge thanks to the large numbers in attendance at last night's Plenary & Community Expo in the Abbey Hotel RoscommonA special thanks to you our community groups, guest speakers, panel members and all the various local organisations involved in delivering the community supports showcase✔️ Various topics were discussed, including local funding opportunities, community well-being and how best communities can have their voices heard.Here is just some of the photos captured and great to see so many familiar faces and community stakeholders!@followersRoscommon County Council BoyleToday Castlerea.ie Strokestown Moore Community Office ballaghaderreen.com Elphin - Our Town We Are Athleague Ballyfarnon Community News @top fans ... See MoreSee Less
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Looking forward to welcoming community groups to the Abbey Hotel this evening! Our event commences at 7pm 🙌 ... See MoreSee Less
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