Fingal PPN – May 2018 Newsletter

PPN News

Launch of Fingal PPN Strategic Plan 2018 – 2021

We launched a 4 year strategic plan for the PPN at our most recent plenary meeting on 24th April. It sets out a roadmap for the development of the PPN over the coming years.

Click here to read more about our Strategic Plan

Fingal PPN Community Issues Paper Launched

The PPN Community Issues Paper sets out to document and summarise key community issues that have emerged through our Linkage Groups. It will serve as a key resource for the PPN to lobby the Council or other state agencies and decision makers. Over 120 issues across 8 thematic areas have been identified in the first issue of this paper.

Click here to read the PPN Community Issues Paper.

May Training Programme: GDPR, Good Governance, Grant Writing and Managing Volunteers

In partnership with Empower CLG and the Community, Culture and Sports Department of Fingal County Council, we are delivering the for following workshops next week – free to members of the PPN.

13th May (Mon): GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation (Swords)
14th May (Tue): Grant Writing (Blanchardstown)
15th May (Wed): Managing and Recruiting Volunteers (Swords)
16th May (Thu): Good Governance (Balbriggan)

Click here for more information or to register to attend a workshop.

Active Public Consultations and Notices

Notice: Fingal Ethnic Network AGM.

Fingal Ethnic Network is having their Annual General Meeting on Thursday 10th May, 2018. The AGM will take place at 6.30 pm, Venue: Chamber, Fingal County Council, County Hall, Swords.

New community Groups, Organisations or Associations operating within Fingal County Council area are welcome.

Click here to find out more.

Notice: First National PPN Conference Report

The First National PPN Conference was held in Sligo on 19th October 2017, hosted by Sligo PPN in conjunction with Sligo County Council and the Department of Rural and Community Development.

Click here to read PPN Conference report.

Notice: Fingal News Ezine

Fingal County Council has launched a monthly ezine, titled Fingal News. Fingal News, will keep residents informed as to what the Council is doing for them and the actions being taken on their behalf.

Click here to view the latest Fingal News ezine.

Consultation: Central Staff Facility at Porters Road Coolmine.

Proposed development of a Central Staff Facility at Fingal County Council Works Depot, Porters Road, Coolmine, Dublin 15. The development proposes the demolition of existing building and the erection of two pre-fabricated extensions.

Click here to find out more or submit a response.

Other Useful Web Links

Below is a list of interesting information that is publicly available but the wider community may not be aware of.

Weekly Planning Permission Lists: Click here.
Fingal Alerts (Water, Roadworks, Weather and Community Alerts in your area): Click here.
Fingal County Council Freedom of Information Scheme: Click here.
Fingal County Council Meetings and Minutes: Click here.
Benefacts, the database of Irish non-profits: Click here.