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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 [...]

Historic Structures Fund 2020 and Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2020

The Conservation Grants for 2020 have been announced:   Historic Structures Fund 2020 and Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2020   Roscommon County Council is seeking applications from those interested in availing of the Built Heritage [...]

Calling ATHLONE & BOYLE Municipal District Groups …….. Roscommon PPN Secretariat Elections

Calling ATHLONE & BOYLE Groups ........ Roscommon PPN Secretariat Elections Roscommon PPN Secretariat Who to Contact   Name:  Brenda Mc Nicholas Roscommon PPN Resource Officer Email:   info@roscommonppn.ie Mob: 086 0478616   Who are We The [...]

Ciste Tacaíochta Sheachtain na Gaeilge le Energia 2020

Mar eolas tá ciste tacaíochta le haghaidh Sheachtain na Gaeilge le Energia 2020 ar oscailt anois agus sinne ag glacadh le hiarratais go dtí 13 Nollaig más mian le grúpaí atá mar chuid de PPN [...]

2019 Sliabh Bawn Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund – Open for Applications

The 2019 Sliabh Bawn Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund (the “Fund”) will open for applications on Monday 19th November 2019. The Fund is open to community and voluntary groups, not for profit groups and organisations [...]

New Volunteer Centre Coming to Roscommon in 2020 Public meeting in King House Historic and Cultural Centre, Boyle on Thursday the 21st November 2019

New Volunteer Centre Coming to Roscommon in 2020 Public meeting in King House Historic and Cultural Centre, Boyle on Thursday the 21st November 2019 Volunteer Ireland is delighted to announce that Roscommon will have a [...]

Roscommon PPN Secretariat Elections

Roscommon PPN Secretariat Elections Roscommon Public Participation Network is seeking nominations for all seats on Roscommon PPN Secretariat. CRITERIA The key responsibilities of the Secretariat are to: • Identify, coordinate and facilitate activities of the [...]

Roscommon PPN Registration Process

In line with the five-year term of Roscommon County Council the process of registering PPN membership has now commenced. Groups and organisations need to register this year, regardless of whether they were previously members. Membership [...]

Volunteering Strategy – Call for Input

The Department of Rural and Ccommunity Development has just launched a call for input to inform and seek views from stakeholders on key topics under consideration to develop a National Strategy on Volunteering. If anyone [...]

Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2019 & Historic Structures Fund 2019

Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2019 & Historic Structures Fund 2019   Roscommon County Council in conjunction with the Department of Culture, Heritage & the Gaeltacht are inviting applications for the “Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2019” [...]

Roscommon Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) Social Inclusion Seat Vacancies

Roscommon Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) Seat Vacancies   Roscommon Public Participation Network currently have vacancies for two representatives to sit on the Local Community Development Committee – 2 Social Inclusion reps   Background of [...]

Sliabh Bawn Community Benefit Fund 2018 Call for Applications

Community Benefit FUND Click here - Sliabh Bawn Community Benefit Fund 2018 Guidelines to see guidlines. Sliabh Bawn DAC commit to: Always being open and communicating proactively with the local community throughout the project and responding to [...]

Community Information Meeting on the Clooneigh River

The Clooneigh River is one of 190 areas nationally that is prioritised for action to protect and restore our waters. You are invited to a Community Information Meeting about the Clooneigh River and what it [...]

Roscommon PPN Secretariat Seat Vacancy: Boyle Municipal District Representative

Roscommon PPN Secretariat Seat Vacancy: Boyle Municipal District Representative     Roscommon Public Participation Network currently has a vacancy for one Boyle Municipal District representative on the Secretariat of the PPN.   CRITERIA   The [...]

Rural Design Guidelines

Roscommon County Council – Notice of Draft Annual Budget    

                ROSCOMMON   COUNTY   COUNCIL              NOTICE OF DRAFT ANNUAL BUDGET     Notice is hereby given that the Draft Annual Budget for Roscommon County Council, for [...]

GRETB Community Education Grant

The Community Education Grant application is now open. The application details can be found at   http://galwayroscommon.etb.ie/wp-content/uploads/sites/13/2018/11/GRETB-Grant-Application-Booklet.pdf

Be Winter Ready

Be Winter Ready - A1 Poster Be Winter Ready Booklet 2018 - Version 3 18102018 - pdf Winter Ready Community Resilience

EARLY CHILDHOOD FUND

EARLY CHILDHOOD FUND WHAT IS THE EARLY CHILDHOOD FUND  The Early Childhood Fund has been created by Social Innovation Fund Ireland (SIFI) in partnership with the Department of Rural and Community Development. The Department of [...]

ARTS TO IMPACT FUND

ARTS TO IMPACT FUND WHAT IS THE ARTS TO IMPACT FUND  The Arts to Impact Fund has been created by Social Innovation Fund Ireland (SIFI) in partnership with the Department of Rural and Community Development. [...]

SPORTS TO IMPACT FUND

SPORTS TO IMPACT FUND WHAT IS THE ‘SPORTS TO IMPACT’ FUND  The Sports to Impact Fund has been created by Social Innovation Fund Ireland (SIFI) in partnership with the Department of Rural and Community Development. [...]

Strokestown Poetry Festival

Mike Byrne & Anni Wilton-Jones read First World War poetry   7.30 pm Sunday 11th November 2018   Percy French Hotel Strokestown Co. Roscommon Admission: Free   We Will Remember Them A performance of a [...]

The Wheel – Lobbying Skills Free Day of Training

Have you ever wondered how Government policy is actually made and how you can influence it for the better? Then come along to The Wheel's Lobbying Skills Free Day of Training (Thursday, 8 November, 10am-4.30pm in Portlaoise) to [...]

Roscommon Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) Seat Vacancies

Nomination Form Roscommon Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) Seat Vacancies Roscommon Public Participation Network currently have vacancies for five representatives to sit on the Local Community Development Committee – 2 Community & Voluntary reps, 2 [...]

Draft PPN Constitution

Click here to read the draft Constitution Oct 2018 Roscommon PPN Constitution tracking changes

Charities Regulator’s ‘Meet the Regulator’ meetings in Athlone (Oct 4) and Sligo (Oct 10)

Dates for regional meetings: Athlone - 4 October and Sligo - 10 October.   Dear Sir/Madam The Charities Regulator is hosting a series of regional meetings around Ireland this Autumn to meet charity trustees. The meeting [...]

Minister Ring announces funding of €8 million to support disadvantaged communities under Community Enhancement Programme

  Published 21 September 2018 The Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring TD, today announced additional funding of €8 million for the Community Enhancement Programme (CEP) which supports disadvantaged communities throughout the country [...]

Text Alert Rebates 2018

On 20 September 2018, the Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan, renewed the Text Alert Rebate Scheme for a further year.. Muintir na Tíre will adminster this scheme on behalf of all eligible Text [...]

Text Alert Rebates 2018

Text Alert Rebates On 20 September 2018, the Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan, renewed the Text Alert Rebate Scheme for a further year.. Muintir na Tíre will adminster this scheme on behalf of [...]

RiverRock Launches Thirst for Better Campaign

RiverRock Launches Thirst for Better Campaign now open Up to 300 groups can register to avail from a total of €150,000 for the remainder of this year. Registration can be completed by following the simple [...]

INVITATION 85% grant aid to develop ‘close-to-home’ woodland amenity projects for local communities

INVITATION 85% grant aid to develop 'close-to-home' woodland amenity projects for local communities   The Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine’s NeighbourWood Scheme are offering 85% grant aid to develop 'close-to-home' woodland amenity projects for [...]

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) Roscommon/Galway/Mayo Autumn 2018

Training Dates July to December 2018     ASIST Dates Location 27 & 28 August Galway 17 & 18 September Castlebar 15 & 16 October Roscommon 25 & 26 October Galway 22 & 23 November Boyle [...]

The Wheel – Sustainable Communities Forum – Ballaghaderreen – Wednesday 26 September

The Wheel is organising a sustainable communities forum in Ballaghaderreen on Wednesday 26 September from 10am-12.30pm. This free event for community and voluntary organisations in Roscommon and surrounding counties is taking place in the Ballaghaderreen [...]

Roscommon Women’s Network invites you in celebrating culture on Friday 21st September at 5pm in the Roscommon Arts Centre.

Roscommon Women's Network invites you in celebrating culture on Friday 21st September at 5pm in the Roscommon Arts Centre.   The evening will bring many cultures and nationalities together through drama, dance, song and music [...]

Roscommon Volunteer Awards 2018

Nominations for The Roscommon Volunteer Awards 2018 are now being accepted Click here on this link to the nomination form. VOLUNTEER AWARDS NOMINATION FORM If you know a volunteer, group or social enterprise that deserves recognition [...]

Social Justice Ireland- Training for PPN’s, Their Member Groups & Local Authorities

SJI Training 2018 2019 Click on the link above for more information and dates of upcoming training for PPN's, their member groups and local authorities. SJI Training Calendar 18 19 SJI are delighted to announce [...]

Train the Trainer Course – GRETB

GRETB has organised a training course in Training Delivery & Evaluation, formerly known as Train the Trainer. This course is for people wishing to gain a professional qualification in training skills, who are not currently [...]

National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities

National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities The National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities provides an independent, confidential and free, representative advocacy service that works exclusively for the person using the service and adheres [...]

SOCIAL INCLUSION AWARENESS WEEK 2018 Monday 15th – Sunday 21st October

Roscommon County Council, Social Inclusion Unit is running Social Inclusion Awareness Week this year from Monday 15th October – Sunday 21st October 2018.  The purpose of the week is to increase awareness and understanding of [...]