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Department of Justice – LGBTI community services funding call

Click  on the link  to read the recent announcement by Department of Justice regarding funding available to support LGBTI services.  Some groups recently applied to DRCD for Dormant Accounts Funding in respect of LGBTI organisations [...]

Funding for Artist in the Community Scheme Reinstated

Funding for Artist in the Community Scheme reinstated   The Arts Council and Create are delighted to announce a second round to the Artist in the Community Scheme 2020.   With additional funding from Government, [...]

COVID 19 Stability Fund

The COVID 19 Stability Fund is open to community and voluntary organisations, social enterprises and charitable organisations which are: -         Registered with the Charities Regulator in Ireland -         Are an unincorporated organisatione. are not set [...]

Joint Policing Committee Vacancies

Nomination Joint Policing Committee Roscommon Public Participation Network (PPN) have vacancies for one representative from each of the Municipal Districts (Athlone, Boyle, Roscommon) on the Joint Policing Committee. Additional information/nomination form attached.    The Public Participation Network [...]

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 [...]

Consultation – Strategy for the Criminal Justice System

The Department of Justice and Equality is now introducing an online survey on the Strategy for the Criminal Justice System, which is now live on the Department’s website.   Please see the link as follows: [...]

ROSCOMMON COUNTY COUNCIL REVIEW OF LITTER MANAGEMENT PLAN

Reveiw of Litter Management Plan ROSCOMMON COUNTY COUNCIL REVIEW OF LITTER MANAGEMENT PLAN     In accordance with Section 10 of the Litter Management Plan 1997 as amended, Roscommon County Council proposes to review its [...]

Community Enhancement Programme 2020

Community Enhancement Programme 2020 ROSCOMMON COUNTY COUNCIL COMHAIRLE CHONTAE ROS COMÁIN   Community Enhancement Programme 2020 The Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) offers funding to not-for-profit community groups and communities in Co. Roscommon to enhance facilities for [...]

Information and Resources for Community and Voluntary Sector on Reopening

Publication Information and Resources for Community and Voluntary Sector on Reopening From Department of Rural and Community Development Published at: 29 June 2020 Last updated 29 June 2020 Community and voluntary organisations are currently making important preparations for [...]

Infection Prevention and Cleaning Skills Training

Infection Prevention and Cleaning Skills Training   Zoom training session on infection prevention and cleaning skills under the HPSC Guidance and Return to Work Safely Protocols for COVID-19 for Community Settings on Thursday 2nd July [...]

Good Governance Awards

  Two Award Types Annual Reports; This award recognises annual reports that effectively tell the story of the nonprofits its activities, impact, finances and demonstrates adherence to good governance practice. Governance Improvement Initiative; This award [...]

PPN June Ebulletin 2020

ROSCOMMON PPN E BULLETIN JUNE 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 [...]

Message from Covid-19 Health Communications Stakeholder Support  18th June 2020

Message from Covid-19 Health Communications Stakeholder Support 18th June 2020     Update for PPN Members     Wellbeing ‘In This Together’ The joint Department of Health, Healthy Ireland and HSE campaign continues to give [...]

COVID 19 Information from Asthma Society of Ireland

Information from Asthma Society of Ireland

COVID 19 Mental Health Ireland Supports

Supports & Resources List Five Ways to Wellbeing during Tough Times

Community Integration Fund

Please see Community Integration Fund announced for community integration projects from the Department of Justice and Equality.  http://www.justice.ie/en/JELR/Pages/PR20000114   The Communities Integration Fund will provide grant funding for local community projects that support the integration [...]

Minister Ring seeks new applications for €1 billion Rural Regeneration and Development Fund 

Minister Ring seeks new applications for €1 billion Rural Regeneration and Development Fund  The funding to be provided will focus on supporting economic recovery in rural Ireland and delivering sustainable regeneration in rural towns and [...]

Town and Village Renewal Scheme

      There are two elements to this scheme in 2020 as follows:   1.  Town and Village Renewal Scheme This scheme aims to rejuvenate rural towns and villages with a focus on supporting public [...]

Community Call Update

With effect from today Monday 15th June, #Roscommon #CommunityCall Response helpline will NOW operate from 9am through to 5pm but will continue to operate 7 days per week. The call Centre will continue to be co-manned by Roscommon [...]

Cruinniú na nÓg Saturday 13th June 2020 – Unleash your creative spirit!

Cruinniú na nÓg Saturday 13th June 2020 - Unleash your creative spirit! Cruinniú na nÓg takes place on Saturday 13th June. It is Ireland’s national day of creative activity for children and young people – [...]

Research on Attitudes and Perceptions of Older People to Right-sizing

The link to the online version of the questionnaire is  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/AgeFriendlyIrel   Research on Attitudes and Perceptions of Older People to Right-sizing Age Friendly Ireland Housing Survey Age Friendly Ireland is conducting a survey on [...]

CLÁR Programme 2020

 CLÁR Programme 2020     The Department of Rural and Community Development announced details of the CLÁR programme for 2020 on 25th May 2020 which includes new measures to support rural communities. CLÁR provides funding [...]

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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