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Volunteer Ireland Consultation

Volunteer Ireland as part of an Erasmus+ project, VI are creating the first European Quality Standards for Youth Volunteering. A major part of this project is a consultation with all EU countries in order to [...]

JAM Card Campaign

Transport for Ireland along with Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Go-Ahead Ireland, Iarnród Éireann, TFI Local Link and Luas are continuing our journey to become JAM Card friendly. The Jam Card will assist customers using the [...]

#LayerUp

The Government has updated the public health advice posters. Layer Up is a cross-Government campaign which encourages us to layer up on the behaviours to protect from Covid-19 by getting vaccinated, wearing face masks, washing/sanitising [...]

National Transport Authority to Establish Transport User Advisory Group

National Transport Authority     NTA to Establish Transport User Advisory Group   The group will provide advice and recommendations to the Authority from the perspective of both transport users as well as those engaged [...]

‘How Can Community Consultation Engage Underrepresented Groups?’

Join the conversation about how to include marginalised and underrepresented communities in consultation programmes. Please see link below to ‘How Can Community Consultation Engage Underrepresented Groups?’ event.   https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/how-can-community-consultation-engage-underrepresented-groups-tickets-198366328027?utm_source=eventbrite&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_editorial&utm_content=loc.101751737.r2021_47&utm_term=ebemnsuserinsight&ref=ebemnsuserinsight&afu=255529182384&rank=0&recommended_events_quantity=15&aff=ebemnsuserinsight

Draft River Basin Management Plan

Click on the link to read the draft......Roscommon PPN - Draft River Basin Management Plan (003)

Community Climate Action programme Update

Pobal has been engaged by the DECC to administer a €5m grant scheme under their Climate Action fund.   Our scheme, is called the Community Climate Action Programme (CCAP).  Details will be available from tomorrow [...]

CRIME PREVENTION WEBINAR

Minister O’Brien publishes the Dormant Accounts Action Plan 2022 €55.5 million in funding to help address disadvantage

Minister O’Brien publishes the Dormant Accounts Action Plan 2022 €55.5 million in funding to help address disadvantage Joe O’Brien, T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development, today (12th November 2021) [...]

Minister O’Brien announces an additional €1 million extension to the Community Services Programme Support Fund

Minister O’Brien announces an additional €1 million extension to the Community Services Programme Support Fund Mr Joe O’Brien TD, Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development, has today (15 November) announced [...]

Our Rural Future: Minister Humphreys and Minister O’Gorman welcome Ireland’s first Rural Youth Assembly

Our Rural Future: Minister Humphreys and Minister O’Gorman welcome Ireland’s first Rural Youth Assembly Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, and Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman TD, [...]

National Rural Network Webinar – Sequestering Carbon: Irish Soils & Practical Measures

  Invite you to join our webinar Topic: Sequestering Carbon: Irish Soils & Practical Measures   Wednesday, November 24th, 11:00 – 12:15   Moderator: National Rural Network Speaker: Lilian O’Sullivan, Research Officer, Teagasc Presentation: “Soil [...]

Roscommon County Council Irish Language Plan 2022 – 2025

Roscommon County Council is preparing a new Irish Language Plan 2022 – 2025 RCC would like to invite any groups or individuals that are interested to make an online submission. Click https://roscommon-self.achieveservice.com/en to access My [...]

Online public meeting to discuss the Draft River Basin Management Plan.

Online public meeting to discuss the Draft River Basin Management Plan. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the issues affecting water quality in Roscommon’s rivers and lakes, and what is proposed to protect and restore them. If you are concerned about the condition of [...]

NCBI Live webinar -‘More Than a Seat at The Table Thursday 18/11, 3-4pm

‘More than a seat at the table – experiences of people who are blind and vision impaired in decision making’   Register for this free webinar and hear from three people  who are blind or [...]

Event Reminder: Research Launch, A Community Needs Analysis with Refugees and People Seeking Asylum – Exploring Access and Barriers to Higher Education in Ireland, Wednesday 17th

Event Reminder   A Community Needs Analysis with Refugees and People Seeking Asylum - Exploring Access and Barriers to Higher Education in Ireland   3PM, Wednesday 17th November, Virtual Seminar   With special guests Sinéad Gibney, [...]

Greener Living Course

GRETB Community Education Service in association with Galway & Roscommon County Council are running a free online Greener Living Course starting 12th November, to book your place contact Anne Mannion on 0876266398 or email anne.mannion@gretb.ie.

Creative Youth Grant Scheme 2021

Creative Youth Grant Scheme 2021 Galway and Roscommon Local Creative Youth Partnership (LCYP) has grant funding available in 2021 under a Creative Youth Grant Scheme, administered by Galway and Roscommon Education and Training Board (GRETB). [...]

Social Justice Ireland Policy Conference Invite

  Please join us for our 2021 Annual Social Policy Conference, Social Rights for All? Time to Deliver on the European Social Rights to hear from international and national experts on how to secure a [...]

Ministers Humphreys and O’Brien announce €9 million Fund to support community groups impacted by COVID-19

Ministers Humphreys and O’Brien announce €9 million Fund to support community groups impacted by COVID-19   ‘Fund to provide small grants for community groups impacted by the Pandemic’ Facilities such as community centres, men’s and [...]

Community Space Exchange

Western Region Drug & Alcohol Task Force Awareness Week

WRDATF are running our 10th Regional Drug & Alcohol Awareness Week next week from November 8th to 12th. Over the week we will have a range of online events on drug and alcohol related topics. [...]

Irish Environment Network – Engaging young people in local action – presentation and Q&A

You are invited to join us next Monday for an insightful presentation and Q&A with our guest speaker Elaine Nevin, National Director of Eco-Unesco. She will be sharing her expertise in engaging young people in [...]

Well-being Framework for Ireland

The Well-being Framework for Ireland is the result of a Programme for Government commitment to develop a set of quality of life measures to create a holistic view of how Irish society is faring. In [...]

AONTAS STAR Awards 2022 – Nominate your adult learning project today!

AONTAS STAR Awards 2022 - Nominate your adult learning project today! The AONTAS STAR Awards recognise outstanding work in adult learning and are open to all groups/ organisations across the island of Ireland. The STAR [...]

Q&A responses and video recording link from “On and Offshore Renewables” Webinar – Friday, 24th of Sept 2021

Q&A responses and video recording link from “On and Offshore Renewables” Webinar - Friday, 24th of Sept 2021     The Q&A responses and video recording link are now available from our tenth webinar “On [...]

CIS – Plan your Future 2021

As part of our community response, we are providing a series of free online information events throughout November, that could provide vital information for you and community groups based in County Roscommon. These events have a significant interest for [...]

COVID – 19 Useful Information

Public Health Measures You can find the public health measures here. COVID-19 Testing - Online Booking System Full details of how to get tested are available here. COVID-19 Contact Tracing - Online System If you test positive [...]

Roscommon PPN is now calling for a representative from the Environment Pillar to sit on the Secretariat.

211026 Environment Secretariat PPN Nomination Form 211026 Important information for nominations Sec Env Roscommon PPN is now calling for a representative from the Environment Pillar to sit on the Secretariat.   Roscommon PPN Secretariat: Environment [...]

Rural Recovery Fund

Rethink Ireland are delighted to announce the opening of applications for the Rural Recovery Fund which may be of interest to you or your colleagues.   This one year fund was created with support from [...]

Our Rural Future: Minister Humphreys welcomes allocation of €180m for post 2023 LEADER programme

Our Rural Future: Minister Humphreys welcomes allocation of €180m for post 2023 LEADER programme Financial package announced for delivery of LEADER programme under new Common Agricultural Policy Investment brings total allocation over next seven years [...]

Seed Grants Call Out – Irish Hospice Foundation

Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) offer Seed Grants to communities wishing to creatively process or memorialise loss.   IHF offer up to 26 Seed Grants to support communities and individuals across the country with self-directed creative explorations of [...]

Calling all Older People Organisations in Roscommon

AO Roscommon Bealtaine networking - ORGANISATIONS call out Calling all Older People Organisations in Roscommon Are you part of a group that organises Bealtaine Festival events each May or an organisation that works with older [...]

Rural Ideas Fora

The Department of Rural and Community Development is holding a series of Rural Ideas Fora in the coming weeks.  The series of three online events will focus on specific themes within Our Rural Future, the [...]

Dementia Adviser Service

For more information on the Dementia Adviser Service offered by The Alzheimer Society of Ireland click on the link below.   Dementia Adviser Service .Sligo Leit Roscommon

Alzheimer Society Mobile Bus Event

   Event date14 Oct 12:00 - 15:00  Event location Athlone Alzheimer Society Mobile Bus   Alzheimer Society mobile information service is coming to Athlone to provide information and support to people with dementia and their [...]

TidyTowns Newsletter 9/2021 9th edition of the

The newsletter contains the following:   Information on the updated TidyTowns Handbook Photography Competition 2021 DRCD Funding Schemes - CLÁR & Streetscape Enhancement TidyTowns Memorabilia – Reeling in the Years Compost for Nature Guide – [...]

The RSA Check it Fits Service is offering free virtual child car seat checks 

The RSA Check it Fits Service is offering free virtual child car seat checks    Dear Community Group  The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is reminding parents and guardians of the importance of having a correctly [...]

Roscommon Volunteer Awards 2021

Guidelines for nominating a Community Organisation Roscommon Volunteer Awards 2021 (002) Guidelines for nominating a Volunteer Roscommon Volunteer Awards 2021

Palliative Care Consultation

The Department of Health is updating its palliative care policy for adults and is conducting a public consultation to get the views of individuals, organisations and communities throughout the country on palliative and end of [...]

Our Rural Future: Minister Humphreys announces funding for 31 walking trails to boost outdoor recreation and rural tourism

Our Rural Future: Minister Humphreys announces funding for 31 walking trails to boost outdoor recreation and rural tourism 31 new trails added in 13 counties under Government’s ‘Walks Scheme’ Rural Recreation Officers to be appointed [...]

A National Arts & Creative Charter for Older People – Public Consultation

Public consultation on Ireland’s first Arts & Creative Charter for Older People, developed by Age & Opportunity. Age & Opportunity is the leading national development organisation working to enable the best possible quality of life [...]

Age Action Events for Positive Ageing Week 2021

      There already great activities registered that are virtual and in person which are open to the public. Below are a selection that you can choose from; 'Ageing Well, How to reduce your [...]

Climate Action Charter

For more information on Roscommon County Council's work relating to Climate Action please click here. To view the Climate Action Charter please click on the link below.   Signed Climate Action Charter Climate Action Charter [...]