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Roscommon County Council invites applications for the County Roscommon Pride of Place Competition 2020

Pride of Place Competition 2020 Application Form Roscommon County Council invites applications for the County Roscommon Pride of Place Competition 2020   Roscommon County Council is currently inviting community groups across County Roscommon to participate [...]

€10 million Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme will support tourism and community wellbeing in post-COVID recovery – Minister Ring

Friday, 29 May 2020 €10 million Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme will support tourism and community wellbeing in post-COVID recovery - Minister Ring Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural & Community Development, today (29th May [...]

Message from Covid-19 Health Communications Stakeholder Support  29th May Update for PPN Members

Message from Covid-19 Health Communications Stakeholder Support 29th May Update for PPN Members Dear Colleague, We hope this message finds you well. Thanks for your continuing support in helping to share information about COVID-19. This [...]

Govt invests additional €200,000 in eBooks and eAudiobooks in response to increased demand for online public library service – Minister Ring

Sunday, 31 May 2020     Govt invests additional €200,000 in eBooks and eAudiobooks in response to increased demand for online public library service – Minister Ring   Libraries register huge increase in online membership [...]

Minister Ring announces €15 million for economic recovery in rural towns and villages

Minister Ring announces €15 million for economic recovery in rural towns and villages New measure in 2020 scheme directed at the economic and social recovery of towns and villages in response to COVID-19 Town & [...]

Roscommon PPN E Bulletin May 2020

ROSCOMMON PPN E BULLETIN MAY 2020 In this issue: 1. COVID -19 2. Consultations 3. Funding News 4. Training & Resources 5. Notices PLEASE SHARE THIS BULLETIN WITH MEMBERS OF YOUR GROUP Roscommon PPN are [...]

2020 CLÁR Programme will help rural communities respond to COVID-19 – Minister Ring €5 million fund forms part of Minister’s integrated Rural Development Investment Programme

Monday, 25 May 2020 2020 CLÁR Programme will help rural communities respond to COVID-19 – Minister Ring €5 million fund forms part of Minister’s integrated Rural Development Investment Programme Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister for [...]

Minister Ring confirms availability of funding for TidyTowns Groups

  Minister Ring confirms availability of funding for TidyTowns Groups Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development, has confirmed today (Wednesday, 20 May) that funding which he allocated to support the TidyTowns [...]

Roscommon County Development Plan 2021-2027 Consultation

“Roscommon County Council are embarking on the process of reviewing the current Roscommon County Development Plan 2014-2020, and preparing a new County Development Plan that will shape the future growth of the County for the [...]

REGISTRATION for webinar series for PPNs on Rebuilding Community Resilience Post Covid19

We are happy to share the links to register for the webinar series Building Community Resilience: The SDGs as a Roadmap for Recovery post Covid-19 which takes place next week. This webinar provides an opportunity [...]

Funding allocated for Agricultural Shows can be used in 2021 – Minister Ring  

Funding allocated for Agricultural Shows can be used in 2021 - Minister Ring   Mr Michael Ring TD, Minister for Rural and Community Development, has confirmed again today (Monday, 18 May) that funding which he [...]

Minister Ring opens application process for €35 million COVID-19 Stability Fund for Community and Voluntary Organisations, Charities and Social Enterprises Online application process for Stability Fund administered by Pobal opens today

Monday, 11th May 2020   Minister Ring opens application process for €35 million COVID-19 Stability Fund for Community and Voluntary Organisations, Charities and Social Enterprises   Online application process for Stability Fund administered by Pobal opens today   [...]

Ministers Ring and Canney launch €40 million COVID-19 support package for Community and Voluntary Organisations, Charities and Social Enterprises 8th May 2020

Ministers Ring and Canney launch €40 million COVID-19 support package for Community and Voluntary Organisations, Charities and Social Enterprises 8th May 2020 Funding will help alleviate funding challenges faced by organisations most in need Mr [...]

Free Stress control Programme on line again starts Minday the 11th May 2020

Stress Control online Stress is a normal reaction to the rapidly changing and uncertain times we are all living in at the moment. If you are feeling a bit more stressed than usual and would [...]

Minister Ring announces €2.5 million fund for community groups involved in Community Call response to Covid-19

The Department of Rural and Community Development Press Statement Thursday, 9 April 2020   Minister Ring announces €2.5 million fund for community groups involved in Community Call response to Covid-19 Fund will prioritise organisations delivering [...]

PPN COVID 19 Update 6/4/2020

    Roscommon PPN are circulating numerous updates/press releases on behalf of Roscommon County Council, Government Departments a number of support agencies. In order to keep up to date with the latest updates please log [...]

Message from Covid-19 Health Communications Stakeholder Support  4th APRIL

Message from Covid-19 Health Communications Stakeholder Support 4th APRIL Update for PPN Members  Dear Colleague, We are very thankful for your ongoing support every day in helping to share information about Coronavirus COVID-19. Below are [...]

COMMUNICATION FROM AN GARDA SIOCHANA

COMMUNICATION FROM AN GARDA SIOCHANA Covid 19 Diversity Crime Prevention Advice 2 (003) Dear all,   An Garda Síochána is pleased to collaborate with our key partners in diversity by providing as much support as [...]

COMMUNICATION FROM COVID-19 STAKEHOLDER COMMUNICATIONS SUPPORT  

COMMUNICATION FROM COVID-19 STAKEHOLDER COMMUNICATIONS SUPPORT   Digital Partner Pack Update The digital partner pack now includes the COVID-19 Information Booklet, which is being delivered to all households. COVID-19 Guidance is now available for staff [...]

Message from the Department of Rural and Community Development 3rd April 2020 – THE COMMUNITY CALL

Message from the Department of Rural and Community Development 3rd April 2020 THE COMMUNITY CALL Dear All   By way of update, in response to Covid-19, the Government has launched “The Community Call”, a major [...]

Supporting people with disabilities and their families during covid-19 emergency List of Voluntary Disability Support Organisations: Galway, Mayo and Roscommon.

Supporting people with disabilities and their families during covid-19 emergency List of Voluntary Disability Support Organisations: Galway, Mayo and Roscommon. GALWAY MAYO ROSCOMMON LIST OF VOLUNTARY DISABILITY ORGANISATIONS 03 04 2020

COVID-19: NATIONAL INITIATIVE LAUNCHED TO LINK THOUSANDS OF COMMUNITY GROUPS IN FIGHT AGAINST VIRUS

Overview of the Covid-19 Community Outreach (CCO)   This programme aims to make sure that vulnerable people such as the elderly, people with long term medical conditions and people with additional needs gain access to [...]

Age Friendly Ireland COVID 19 Daily Update

Click on the link below to read latest update......   https://agefriendlyireland.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Age-Friendly-Ireland-Daily-News_010420.pdf 

Government launches initiative to phone older people to check on wellbeing during COVID-19 crisis

Thursday, 2 April 2020 Government launches initiative to phone older people to check on wellbeing during COVID-19 crisis Minister Ring urges participants on Seniors Alert Scheme to ensure their personal alarm is activated Mr Michael [...]

Message from Covid-19 Health Communications Stakeholder Support  31st March

Message from Covid-19 Health Communications Stakeholder Support 31st March Update for PPN Members  Dear Colleague, We are very thankful for your ongoing support every day in helping to share information about Coronavirus COVID-19. Below are [...]

In line with the new COVID 19 measures and directions, the public offices of Roscommon County Council will be closed from Monday 30th March.

In line with the new COVID 19 measures and directions, the public offices of Roscommon County Council will be closed from Monday 30th March.   While our offices are closed please use our online services, [...]

Media Release – March 31st 2020 Roscommon County Council takes the lead with An Garda Síochána in joining together local organisations to assist citizens during Covid-19 Dedicated community support helpline now available

Media Release - March 31st 2020 Roscommon County Council takes the lead with An Garda Síochána in joining together local organisations to assist citizens during Covid-19 Dedicated community support helpline now available At the instigation [...]

Roscommon Leader Partnership Help & Support

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Message from Covid-19 Health Communications Stakeholder Support  – 26th March

Message from Covid-19 Health Communications Stakeholder Support 26th March Update for PPN Members  Dear Colleague, We are very thankful for your ongoing support every day in helping to share information about Coronavirus COVID-19. Below are [...]

Roscommon Community Supports Interactive Map

As the reality of our new way of life unfolds, many people and communities are coming together to help the most vulnerable deal with the upheaval to their daily lives. Roscommon County Council in collaboration [...]

UPDATE ON ROSCOMMON COUNTY COUNCIL SERVICES DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC –  24th March 2020

    UPDATE ON ROSCOMMON COUNTY COUNCIL SERVICES DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC -  24th March 2020 Roscommon County Council continues to be open for business, delivering our services, notwithstanding in very unusual circumstances. While our offices remain [...]

Covid 19 Communication – Department of Rural and Community Development

Message from the Department of Rural and Community Development 24th March Update for PPN Members Dear All   The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) is leading our public health response to COVID-19 and a [...]

Covid 19 Communication – Message from Covid-19 Health Communications Stakeholder Support

Message from Covid-19 Health Communications Stakeholder Support 21st March Update for PPN Members Dear Stakeholder,   As you know as part of the national response to Covid-19, the Department of Health, the Department of Rural [...]

Covid 19 Communication – Message from An Garda Siochana

Message from An Garda Siochana 17th March Update for PPN Members Dear Member Groups.   Please find a message from an Garda Siochana that we have been asked to circulate to you all. GARDA PRESS [...]

ROSCOMMON COUNTY COUNCIL PRESS UPDATE MONDAY 16TH MARCH, 2020

PRESS UPDATE MONDAY 16TH MARCH, 2020   MOTOR TAX: Roscommon County Council today announce that with effect from Wednesday 18th March 2020 that users of our Motor Tax service in County Buildings Roscommon Town are [...]

Housing ICT and Rural Water Strategic Policy Committee (SPC) (Social Inclusion Rep)

Roscommon Public Participation Network (RPPN)  Nomination form for Housing ICT and Rural Water Strategic Policy Committee (SPC)   Note any person who wants to be considered as a PPN Representative; must Complete in full the [...]

Roscommon PPN March EBulletin

    Roscommon PPN March 2020 E Bulletin. In this issue: 1. Funding 2. Consultations 3. Training & Resources 4. Notices PLEASE SHARE THIS BULLETIN WITH MEMBERS OF YOUR GROUP FUNDING Tidy Towns & Amenity [...]

Bank of Ireland Begin Together Fund 2020 is Closing Soon

Bank of Ireland Begin Together Fund 2020 is Closing Soon   The Begin Together Fund will provide valuable investment for community initiatives making a difference in towns and villages across the island of Ireland. Bank [...]

Create and Fire Station Artists’ Studios Artist Residency Award – Open Call 

Create and Fire Station Artists’ Studios Artist Residency Award - Open Call  Create and Fire Station Artists’ Studios invite expressions of interest from collaborative artists with migrant and minority ethnic backgrounds that are based in the Republic [...]

Developing an Effective Annual Report

Carmichael in association with local Volunteer Centres, are delivering a series of 24 workshops in 21 different venues across 12 different counties on “Developing an Effective Annual Report”.   The aim of the practical hands-on [...]

WRDATF/HSE Rehab Bursary Fund

After the success of the WRDATF/HSE Rehab Bursary Fund in 2019, the WRDATF are delighted to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2020 Rehab Bursary Fund. The bursaries are available under 3 [...]

AOIFE (Association of Festival and Events) are hosting a new look training day to engage with community not for profit festivals and event organisers across the midwest.

AOIFE (Association of Festival and Events) are hosting a new look training day to engage with community not for profit festivals and event organisers across the midwest. Community Festivals and Events Day seminar Festivals and [...]

Census 2021 consultation on outputs

Census 2021 consultation on outputs Duration: 6th February to 6th March  CSO is now accepting submissions from data users on data outputs from Census 2021. Public consultation for Census 2021 has two distinct elements.  The first [...]

Public Consultation on the Significant Water Management Issues for the third cycle River Basin Management Plan for Ireland 2022-2027

Public Consultation on the Significant Water Management Issues for the third cycle River Basin Management Plan for Ireland 2022-2027 The Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government has published a document outlining the Significant Water [...]

Housing ICT and Rural Water Strategic Policy Committee (SPC) (Social Inclusion Rep)

Roscommon Public Participation Network (RPPN)  Nomination form for Housing ICT and Rural Water Strategic Policy Committee (SPC)   Note any person who wants to be considered as a PPN Representative; must Complete in full the [...]

The Irish Heart Foundation Running a FREE CPR Course in Rosocmmon

The Irish Heart Foundation are running a FREE CPR Course in the Hannons Hotel in Roscommon Town on Friday the 14th of February on the following times; 10am, 11.30am & 1pm.   The course concentrates [...]

Have Your Say….. HSE Corporate Plan

The Board of the HSE is committed to broad consultation and engagement to help inform the development of the new Corporate Plan.  We are keen to reach out to all stakeholders across the country (service [...]

Festivals and Events Grant Scheme 2020

Festivals and Events Grant Scheme 2020 Roscommon County Council Festival and Events Grant Scheme 2020   Roscommon County Council are currently taking applications for the Festival and Events Grant Scheme 2020.   The Festival and Events [...]

2020 GLAS Traditional Farm Building Grant Scheme Now Open

The 2020 GLAS traditional farm buildings grant scheme is now OPEN for applications for farmers in the GLAS Scheme.   Application form and terms and conditions can be downloaded here: http://www.heritagecouncil.ie/projects/traditional-farm-buildings-grant-scheme   Deadline for receipt [...]

2020 funding for communities, water and wildlife 

            2020 funding for communities, water and wildlife    The Community Water Development Fund 2020 was launched at the inaugural ‘Rivers Trusts and Catchment Partnerships Conference’ in the Hudson Bay [...]