Author: Leona McDonal

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


The details of the Monaghan Community Activities Fund were approved by the LCDC at their meeting last week, and the Fund is now open to applications. The Fund is open to all community & voluntary groups based in Co. Monaghan, and seeks to support especially those in disadvantaged areas. Two basic types of project are being…
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Personal Project Development Clinics

Here’s a great opportunity for your group to get sorted for 2022: We have persuaded Monaghan County Council’s Community Development Officer Carol Lambe, to set aside a block of time for our Members between now and the end of January to look over their project ideas and advise them on how best to turn them…
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Covid 19 Layer Up Public Health Advice

Please see attached important, practical information as to how we can all protect ourselves against Covid 19.

River Basin Public Consultation – 30th November – 7 p.m.

Water quality in our rivers, lakes, groundwater, and coastal waters has deteriorated in recent years. We need urgent action to halt this decline and reverse the damage. The Local Authority Waters Programme (LAWPRO) are asking for your views and comments on what needs to happen for the next six-years that can make a difference for…
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Monaghan PPN Strategic Plan 2022-2025

As you will be aware, over the last couple of months Monaghan PPN Staff, Secretariat and Community Representatives have been developing a Strategic Plan for our PPN for 2022 – 2025. This strategic plan will help us guide our work and training plans over the next 4 years. I now have pleasure in enclosing a…
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Unique Training Opportunity For PPN Members – Strategic Management

Monaghan PPN is delighted to let you all know about a fantastic training opportunity for you all as member groups. The PPN will be delivering a very focused training programme on Strategic Management for community groups for 15-20 representatives. This training will require your commitment to take part in 3 no. sessions which will be…
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Membership Update

To all PPN Member groups, over the next few weeks we will be contacting you by email/phone/ text to update your membership details. We are required, by the Department of Rural and Community Development (DRCD), to do this every two years.  This is in your group’s benefit so that you are being kept up to…
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Establishment of Monaghan Migrant Integration Forum

The County Monaghan Migrant Integration strategy We Belong was launched on November 16th 2020. The three year strategy sets out Monaghan Local Community Development Committee’s plan to ensure the integration of all those who live in County Monaghan. One of the actions within the strategy was for Monaghan Public Participation Network (PPN) and Monaghan Integrated…
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World Earth Day

Following our successful Climate Conversation last month, a short video follows from Candice Moen, one of our Environmental Representatives, for Earth Day last week.