Author: Leona McDonal

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

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.


Monaghan Public Participation Network (PPN) in collaboration with Monaghan County Council Environment Section were delighted to be one of the PPN’s who recently held a Climate Conversation which is part of an initiative of the Dept. of Environment, Climate and Communications. The conversations are happening across the country with the aim to give the community…
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Training On How To Conduct Meetings Online

Monaghan PPN has organised FREE training for its members on How To Conduct Meetings Online. There are two sessions available for you to choose to register for: Tuesday 13th October starting 7pm Thursday 15th October starting 2pm Each session will last approximately 1.30hours. Please be online for at least 10mins in advance of session start.…
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Monaghan PPN Secretariat Get Back To Business

Yesterday , Monaghan PPN Secretariat met to discuss the work programme for the remainder of the year. A good discussion took place around how we will support our members and representatives in the coming months. Thanks to Secretariat members Lynn McElvaney, Packie Kelly, Siobhan McKenna, Tom Freeman, Andrew Spare, Kevin Gartlan and PJ Harte for…
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Monaghan Community Call Helpline

Monaghan Community Call Helpline remains open 7 days a week from 9am to 5pm. Telephone 1800 804 158 or text HELP to 50555. You can also email If you or a vulnerable person you know needs help in collecting your pension, groceries or any other items please give us a call and we can…
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Monaghan County Council Press Release 29th March 2020

Monaghan County Council update regarding service provision Following the statement by An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar on Friday 27th March, announcing the new enhanced measures to tackle COVID 19, Monaghan County Council’s Management Team have reviewed the implications of the new measures on the delivery of Monaghan County Council’s essential services and operations. All of Monaghan…
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Updates on Monaghan County Council Services re COVID 19 Coronavirus

Further to the national response to COVID 19, Monaghan County Council wish to advise that all Public Libraries, the County Museum and the Market House Monaghan are closed to members of the public until 29th March. In the interests of reducing face to face contact please endeavour to conduct your business with the Council by…
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Full Attendance At Recent MCC/MPPN Reps Induction Training

Monaghan County Council and Monaghan PPN recently held Induction training session for newly elected PPN Representatives. Carmel Thornton Administrative Officer Monaghan County Council and Leona Keenan Resource Worker Monaghan Public Participation Network provided new Reps with all the information they will need to be effective Reps in the coming five years on their respective Strategic…
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