A Snapshot of Wicklow PPN in 2023

We hope you enjoy our collage of photographs which aim to give you an insight into of the work of Wicklow PPN during 2023. For more details on Wicklow PPN and its work visit: https://countywicklowppn.ie/ or email: info@countywicklowppn.ie

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Free Online Information Session – Dealing with Financial Institutions for Nonprofit Organisations

Free Online session on Wed 6th December at 7.30pm   This session will be of interest to: Committee members, Staff, Trustees, and Volunteers in the non-profit sector. About the session: Committee members, Staff, Trustees, and Volunteers in the non-profit sector are...

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Wicklow PPN Submission to National Review of Local Authority Strategic Policy Committees

The Institute of Public Administration (IPA), which has been engaged by the Department to carry out this review, is examining how the SPC system is operating on the ground. Based on its research findings, the IPA will make recommendations for consideration by the Minister in...

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Wicklow PPN End of Year Members’ Gathering – All Welcome

Join us for our Mid-Year Members’ Gathering (Plenary/AGM)on Saturday 25th November in The Presbyterian Church Hall, Arklow (Y14 KX31) from 10am to 1pm. Like a traditional AGM the initial section of the gathering will be devoted to updating you about the work and...

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Call for nominations for Volunteer PPN Representative positions – Can you help?

One of the main functions of the PPN is to ensure that the voice of the local community is represented on county policy and decision-making bodies.  We currently have a number of vacant PPN Rep positions, and we would be very grateful if you or a member of your group would...

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Wicklow PPN Submission to The Seanad Public Consultation Committee on The Future of Local Democracy

The Seanad Public Consultation Committee sought ideas as part of its consultation on the Future of Local Democracy. Our submission made on behalf of Wicklow PPN Member Groups was based on what we heard from groups at our Vision for Community Wellbeing session in relation to...

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PPN Mid-Year Members’ Gathering (Plenary)

Join us on Saturday 24th June in The Avon, Blessington  to celebrate the amazing network of diverse community & voluntary groups in Co. Wicklow and catch up on the work of the PPN. We will be joined by the New Community Climate Action Officer in Wicklow County Council who...

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Community Catch Up Events – Presentations & Notes

It was a pleasure to meet people from across the county at our Community Catch Ups held during April/May. While the numbers were small the networking, exchange of information and chat was mighty. Thanks to the many groups that provided information on the work their doing in...

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Wicklow PPN Submission to The Law Reform Commission Consultation on the Liability of Clubs, Societies andother Unincorporated Associations

Based on what we have heard from our member groups, discussions with the Law Reform Commission and other PPNs we have prepared a submission to this Consultation which raises important questions as to how regulators and individuals can enforce legal obligations and, if...

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PPN Submission on Draft LECP 2023-2029

PPN Reps met to review the draft of the Local Economic and Community Plan 2023-2029.  Based on discussions held at this meeting, follow up submissions and the ‘What we Heard’ documents compiled from the Vision for our Community consultations held during 2022 the...

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