Author: Leona McDonal

The network for Community, Voluntary, Social Inclusion and Environmental groups in Co. Monaghan

SOCIAL MEDIA TRAINING

Earlier this year MPPN sent out a Training Survey to all our member groups to verify what type of training your group wanted. One of the most requested courses was Social Media for Community Groups.  As a result of this MPPN are now running this course on the 20th, 22nd and 27th June at 7pm, broken down into…
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Climate Conversations 2022 – 16th June 2022 at 7.00 p.m.

  The Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications have asked MPPN to host a Climate Conversation Consultation to ensure a reach to as broad and wide-ranging an audience as possible. This year MPPN have decided to talk on 4 questions only and also to discuss the theme of Transport and Travel. The 4 questions…
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Call for Social Partners for Monaghan LCDC Peace Plus Partnership Board: Closing date 10/6/2022

Monaghan County Council is establishing a PEACEPLUS Partnership Board for the PEACEPLUS Programme 2022-2027.  The PEACEPLUS Partnership will oversee the design and implementation of a co-designed PEACEPLUS Action Plan for our area. The new programme will provide scope to incorporate projects which span a range of different sectors and activities including health and wellbeing initiatives;…
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Community Centres Investment Fund

This is a new capital fund of €15 million which will provide funding for the improvement and refurbishment of existing community centres in both urban and rural areas. Funding will be available under 3 Categories, with grants of between €10k and €300K available: Category 1 : Small scale projects/improvements to facilities – €10,000 to €25,000 Category…
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COVID-19 VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION

If you know someone who volunteered their time in response to COVID-19, please tell us about them by completing the form below. We just need a little information about the volunteer to make sure we can contact them. They will then be entered into a lottery for an invitation to a special event in their…
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What training does your group need in 2022?

We are carrying out the training needs survey for the PPN member groups for 2022 and would like your group to participate. There is attached a list of suggested training programmes that your group may be interested in participating, and feel free to add in any other suggestions of training or supports you think Monaghan…
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CLÁR FUNDING NOW OPEN

CLÁR (Ceantair Laga Árd-Riachtanais) is a targeted investment programme for rural areas that aims to provide funding for small infrastructural projects in rural areas that have experienced significant levels of de-population. The funding works in conjunction with local/Agency and other Departmental funding programmes and on the basis of locally identified priorities. CLÁR Programme for 2022…
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New Initiative to map the location of Defibrillators & level of CPR training around the county

The JPC have launched a collaboration between Monaghan County Council and the National Ambulance Service to collect information on the location of every publicly accessible defibrillator (AED) in the county.  We’re asking all people in charge of a publicly accessible AED to please complete a registration form giving details of the location of the AED…
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A.G.M. THURSDAY 10TH FEBRUARY AT 7 P.M.

I am delighted to let you know that our AGM will be going ahead this year on Thursday 10th February at 7pm. It will take place via Zoom and a link to register to attend will be issued to you shortly. There will be presentations on the night from Leader with an opportunity for Q & A,…
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Conservation Management Plan – Rossmore Forest Park

Monaghan County Council would like to invite members of the public to respond to a public consultation survey informing a Conservation Management Plan for Rossmore Forest Park. The Consultation is open until Wednesday 26 January 2022. Rossmore Forest Park is a popular green space on the edge of Monaghan Town that is enjoyed by locals…
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