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

Become A Sustainable Development Advocate for 2019

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SDG Advocate Programme Development Perspectives are currently recruiting for our Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) advocate programme. The SDG Advocate programme offers 26 active citizens an opportunity to represent their community, by becoming one of Ireland’s positive changemakers. An 8-month training course will … Continued

PUBLIC CONSULTATION – NWRA Draft Regional Spatial & Economic Strategy

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The Northern and Western Regional Assembly has prepared a Draft Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy, (RSES) following significant engagement and consultations over this previous 12 months. This includes the formal Pre-Draft RSES consultation that took place between November 2017 and February 2018. … Continued

Calling An Ambulance

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Useful Information if you ever need to call an ambulance.
Nobody wants to have to call an ambulance but you should always call 112 or 999 in a life-threatening emergency, if someone is seriously ill or injured, and their life is at risk.
Examples of medical emergencies include (but are not limited to)…

Awards Night 2018

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Love Where You Live – Leitrim The winners of the Love Where You Live – Leitrim – 2018 competition were announced last Wednesday. What a wonderful evening was had at Lough Rynn Castle, Mohill. The ceremonies and awards are co-hosted by … Continued

Committee Skill for Residents’ Associations

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Training on Committee Skills for Residents’ Associations Leitrim Residents’ Associations’ Network will provide training on committee skills and leadership for residents associations of local authority estates on 4th October at 7:00 pm in Leitrim Development Company offices in Drumshanbo. The … Continued

Bliain na Gaeilge 2018

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During Bliain na Gaeilge 2018 the Irish language will be celebrated through action on five themes: the revival of the language over the last 125 years; the creativity of the language; the vibrancy of the language; the participation of the … Continued

Community Consultations – Remembering Leitrim’s War Dead

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Remembering Leitrim’s War Dead seeks to explore ways to remember and commemorate the men and women of Leitrim who were affected by the First World War. It aims to develop a consensus of ideas around a World War 1 remembrance project.
Facilitated consultations will take the form of public workshops, focus group meetings and one to one meetings. 

Community Enhancement Programme – Now Open for Applications

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The Community Enhancement Programme is now open for applications. The programme provides funding to communities across Ireland to enhance facilities in disadvantaged areas.  It builds on and replaces the Communities Facilities Scheme and RAPID programme.

What does that mean in practice? Well, it means that if you are looking for tables and chairs or equipment up to €1000, you apply under the smaller fund. If your community is looking for capital funds for a project that is valued over €3000 then you go for the bigger fund.