Welcome to County Wicklow PPN

Co. Wicklow PPN is a network of community groups from all the municipal districts in Co. Wicklow that focus on environmental, social inclusion and other community activities across the county.


We provide a structure for Co. Wicklow community groups to nominate community representatives to decision and policy making bodies in the county.


Become a member of this Network that supports the community to participate in local and national policy and decision making.


We support member groups to grow, develop, be informed and have their voices heard.

Our story

County Wicklow Public Participation Network (PPN) was formed in July 2014. Since then Co Wicklow PPN has worked towards branding itself, developing transparent structures and procedures, providing community information, supporting member groups, representing the community on various committees and raising awareness of the PPN itself.

County Wicklow PPN is a non-party political and non-sectarian representative organisation that acts as a voice for all community and voluntary organisations in County Wicklow.

The PPN’s purpose is to provide an inclusive and independent structure that enables community consultation and participation in policy and decision making so as to improve the quality of life and opportunities for people in the county.

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Public Consultation on setting up a new scheme that would allow individuals and community groups to generate their own electricity and sell it back to the grid. Details belowToday Minister Eamon Ryan announced that a new micro-generation support scheme is being designed to allow citizens and communities to generate their own renewable electricity, and sell the excess to the national grid. #HaveYourSay on the scheme: gov.ie/en/consultation/0ada2-public-consultation-on-a-micro-generation-support-scheme-mss-in-irel… See MoreSee Less
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A new online youth group aimed at young people aged 12-18 years & living in West Wicklow is being set up. Details below🗣Free Podcasting for young people in West WicklowForóige is establishing a new online group this month for 12-18 year olds living in Co. Kildare and West Wicklow. (details attached). The focus of the group will be to develop skills to create and produce a podcast. The aim of the podcast group is to give young people a safe platform to discuss drugs and alcohol and share their views and thoughts through discussions and debates while clarifying misinformation and myths around substances. The Podcast group will meet online every Monday at 7pm. Young people can sign up for the group via this link:forms.gle/2QgvG26RJZKwtu8x5 Further information is available from Darren Shanahan on 086 7953215 or email: Darren.shanahan@foroige.ieWicklow County Council Library Service Dunlavin Community Diary Baltinglass and District Forum County Wicklow Public Participation Network Wicklow CYPSC Croi Rath Naoi Foróige#SupportingCommunities #CommunityWellBeing #youngpeople See MoreSee Less
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Free support for expectant and new Mums and a reminder to check the fantastic and diverse supports provided by our Wicklow Library Services. There really is something for everyone!Mother’s Meet Up – Connecting Mothers of Bumps and BabiesAre you a new or expectant mother? This free online support group with local Doulas, Eleanor and Ceara will provide sound advice, companionship and connection. This is more important now than ever because of reduced opportunity to meet up with friends or family. Ceara and Eleanor will help you find your tribe and give you the chance to newtork via Zoom with other mothers.Join your local postnatal doulas, Ceara and Eleanor, to share experiences of motherhood every Thursday evening on zoom. Starting on Thursday January 21st, the sessions will run for 10 weeks from 7.30-8.30.For more information, please email info@doulatoyou.ie or text 0851671598ow.ly/S8rC50D7ouF#WicklowLibraries See MoreSee Less
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