Voting opens in Leitrim PPN Elections April 2021

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Leitrim Public Participation Network (PPN) was delighted to invite nominations for a range of voluntary representative roles across a range of decision making structures on the following:  Leitrim PPN Secretariat Leitrim Local Community Development Committee Housing, Community and Culture Strategic … Continued

Breathwork Workshop with Cathy Scanlon

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On March 8th International Women’s Day, Leitrim Development Company in conjunction with Corryeolus Women’s Group will host a free workshop on breathwork with Dr Cathy Scanlon. Dr. Scanlon is a certified breathwork and meditation coach, and she will explain how … Continued

Bealtaine Festival 2021

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Bealtaine is Ireland’s only festival that celebrates creativity as we age. While we may still be fighting Covid-19, we want you to know that we’re busy preparing for an exciting new online Bealtaine 2021 and we need you to join … Continued

Seeking Proposals for LEADER Idea Centres

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Leitrim Integrated Development Company CLG (LDC) is seeking expressions of interest from community organisations in Leitrim who may be interested in hosting an Innovation Hub within their premises known as a LEADER Idea Centre. The LEADER Idea Centre shall be a space to facilitate meetings /events/ training for a … Continued

Tidy Towns Newsletter

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You can read the new Tidy Towns Newsletter here. The newsletter contains the following: • Information on the TidyTowns Grant • How TidyTowns Groups can apply the Sustainable Development Goals to their activities • How pollinator friendly actions can be … Continued

HSE Recovery Online Courses

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The CAWT Innovation Recovery Project supports mental health and emotional wellbeing through courses, workshops and networking. These EU funded courses are available via Zoom to staff and residents in the border counties. See below the online course timetable for February … Continued

Wild Words Young Writers Group

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As part of a new project to bring together young people in Leitrim aged 13 to 17 that are interested in creative writing, storyteller and illustrator Wayne O Connor and writer Niamh Mac Cabe will present an 8-week series of … Continued

Hedge Cutting Grant

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The closing date for the 2020/2021 Hedge Cutting Grant is 29th January 2021. A grant of €75 is available per km of roadside hedge for eligible applicants. More info and application forms are available here

Sports Capital Programme 2021

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Grants are available to voluntary, not-for profit sports clubs, community groups, National Governing Bodies (NGB’s) of sport and local authorities. Third level colleges, Education and Training Boards (ETBs) and schools may only apply for funding jointly with sports clubs or … Continued

Mask Emoji Poster

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Links below for the Emoji face covering poster, which has been translated into the following languages: Albanian, Arabic, Bulgarian, Czech, Farsi, French, Georgian, Kurdish, Latvian, Pashto, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovakian, Spanish, Urdu

Look for Local Campaign

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Local Enterprise Office Leitrim Look for Local Campaign There is no doubt this has been one of the most challenging years in recent times for businesses. As we near the end of 2020, Local Enterprise Office Leitrim wanted to make … Continued

New PPN Handbook available

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The Irish Government has published a new PPN Handbook. The new Handbook was written following consultations to review the original Public Participation Networks User Guide , which was last updated in May 2017. The Handbook gives guidance, support and, where … Continued

Addiction Studies

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QQI L5 Community Addiction Studies 2021 January Thursday 21st 2-5pm 3hrs Thursday 28th 2-5pm 3hrs 6 February Wednesday 3rd 2-5pm 3hrs Thursday 11th 2-5pm 3hrs Thursday 18th 2-5pm 3hrs Thursday 25th 2-5pm 3hrs 12 MARCH Thursday 4th 2-5pm 3hrs Thursday … Continued

HAVE YOUR SAY ON HOMESCHOOLING

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Leitrim County Council have been asked to take part in EU research in relation to its response to COVID-19. The Council is one of five partners from Finland, Denmark, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Ireland. This project is funded by the … Continued

Leitrim Development Company finance training for social enterprises

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Leitrim Development Company is aware of the financial challenges that groups are facing from the prolonged Covid-19 restrictions. During this time social enterprises are having to dig deep to survive and find new ways of providing vital services. The Development … Continued

HSE launches Living Well

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HSE launches Living Well – an evidence-based free online programme supporting people with Long-Term Health Conditions during Covid-19 The HSE National Self-Management Support team is today officially launching Living Well a programme for adults with long-term health conditions. Living Well … Continued

Heritage Week 2020

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Heritage Week 2020 ‘Heritage and Education: Learning from our Heritage’ National Heritage Week have announced the theme for Heritage Week 2020 which will take place from Saturday, 15th – Sunday, 23rd August. It is: ‘Heritage and Education: Learning from our … Continued

Effective Funding Applications – New Training

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Effective Funding Applications and Financial Planning Workshop – The Better Together – Níos Fearr Le Chéile Peace Impact Programme at Ballinamore is hosting new training for community groups in the Ballinamore and South Leitrim area. What When, Where Effective Funding … Continued

JPC – Joint Policing Committee details for PPN Representation

Joint Policing Committee – JPC JPC  or Joint Policing Committee offers an opportunity to develop greater consultation, cooperation and accountability between An Garda Siochana, Local Authorities and elected local representatives, with the participation of the community and voluntary sector, on … Continued

SPC – Strategic Policy Committee Representation 2019

Strategic Policy Committees – SPCs Following the 2019 Local Elections, the Annual Meeting of Leitrim County Council (07/06/2019) adopted a revised scheme for SPCs 2019-2024. The new SPCs for this period are: Planning, Economic Development and Infrastructure Housing Community and … Continued

Corporate Plan Consultation – Leitrim County Council Review

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Consultation – Leitrim County Council is currently preparing its Corporate Plan 2019-2024. This serves as the strategic framework for action over the next five years. The plan is being prepared on an inclusive basis with engagement with relevant stakeholders, including … Continued

Good Governance Awards 2019

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What Are The Good Governance Awards The Good Governance Awards (GGA) is an initiative that recognises and encourages adherence to good governance practice by non-profit organisations in Ireland. The Awards were developed in 2016 by Carmichael and are supported by Boardmatch, Charities Institute … Continued

SMART Recovery – Train to be a Facilitator

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North West Regional Drug and Alcohol Task Force are offering training in SMART Recovery. For other NWRDATF Training see www.leitrimppn.ie/alcohol-and-drugs-community-training   What is SMART Recovery? SMART Recovery delivers evidence informed peer-led community meetings to help people wanting to change problematic … Continued

Connecting Leitrim’s Global Community

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Connecting Leitrim’s Global Community: Leitrim Diaspora Strategy 2019-2023 What Is The Aim Of The Strategy? Connecting Leitrim’s Global Community is a Diaspora engagement strategy that has been developed by Leitrim County Council. The strategy sets out a vision to – Connect … Continued

Important Guidance Templates For Charities

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The Charities Regulator has launched the first set of guidance materials and templates for the Charities Governance Code. The Charities Governance Code Toolkit will assist charity trustees to implement the Code within their organisations. Why Should You Implement This Code … Continued