values and principles for collaboration and partners

Minister Joe O’Brien officially launches values and principles for collaboration and partnership working with community and voluntary sector

Minister for Community Development and Charities, Joe O’Brien TD, has today, (Wednesday October 19th), officially launched an agreed set of Values and Principles for collaboration and partnership with the Community and Voluntary Sector. The launch took place at Outhouse Resource Centre, Capel St in Dublin, a community and voluntary organisation supporting the LGBT+ Community, their…

Waterford City and County Council’s reuse swap event toolkit

Waterford City and County Council’s reuse swap event toolkit

We all accumulate items during the course of our lives that we have outgrown or no longer have use for, e.g. sporting equipment, school uniforms, clothes etc. Why not hold a local swap event and help your community become more sustainable? Reusing our items is a positive climate action that we can all take. 10…

Europe Direct Soapbox Public Speaking Competition 2022

Europe Direct Soapbox public speaking competition 2022

We are delighted to inform you that our Annual Europe Direct Soapbox Competition will again take place online this year with fantastic prizes for the regional finalists and national winners!  We have been advised that the prizes will most likely remain the same as last year, an iPad for the regional winners of both categories…

PPNW community gardens

Do you think Community Gardens should be compulsory for all? If so you can help make a change.

In recent months Community Gardens Ireland presented to an Oireachtas Committee on the huge benefits that come from community growing spaces in Ireland, and how changes are needed to help more communities in Ireland grow their own produce. In September a meeting with Minister Peter Burke and Minister Malcolm Noonan will take place. We will be asking for…

PPN online only training

PPN Stakeholders Online Only Self-paced Training Programme

An online only self-paced training videos programme for PPN stakeholders has been developed with Social Justice Ireland (SJI). Registrations for the online only training is now open. Social Justice Ireland is providing this training on behalf of the Department. SJI will continue to provide the existing training programme (Creating Capable Communities), with the support of Waterford…

PPNW grants training

Waterford Public Participation Network (PPN) Training

Waterford PPN training grants application process. Slides and Video of Recording of Grants Training with Waterford PPN Content: Researching Grant Opportunities, Gathering and preparing the file Preparing grant application forms – structure and  wording The Do’s and Don’ts of making applications Researching grants Preparing grant files How to use online portals Editing the application form…

Dungarvan Chamber Training

Understanding Governance and the Board’s role – Trustee/Director Training Training for Directors & Trustees of Boards: Dates:   19th and 26th October 2022 Time: 5.30 – 8.30pm. Online registration at 5.20pm ZOOM TRAINING Cost: €110 Chamber Members. €140 Non Chamber Members To book  please contact the Dungarvan & West Waterford Chamber Office on 058 45054 or via info@dungarvanchamber.ie

Waterford Youth Employability Pathways Programme

Waterford Youth Employability Pathways Programme aims to enable young people to take responsibility for their own lives, develop and improve their social skills, increase self-esteem and confidence. The Youth Employability Programme is FREE of charge and open to young people between the ages of 17 – 24. The Programme is based at Woodstown Residential and Activity…

Waterford Leads the Way in Closing the Digital Divide

Waterford Leads the Way in Closing the Digital Divide

During the early part of Covid 19, Waterford City and County Council, Waterford Libraries, Waterford Wexford Education Training Board, Waterford PPN, Waterford Area Partnership and the Waterford Older People’s Council, the HSE and the Disability Federation of Ireland worked together to find a solution to improve digital literacy in the community by training people in…

Waterford Social Prescribing Service is Looking for Office Space in Dungarvan Area

Social Prescribing is a FREE service which tackles loneliness and isolation by helping people to link in with sources of support and social activities within their community.   It also aims to support individuals to take greater control of their own health while reduce non-essential Healthcare visits. To maximise the accessibility of the service for as…

Waterford PPN Community & Voluntary Awards 2022

Waterford PPN are delighted to announce the launch of the 2022 Waterford PPN Community & Voluntary Awards. This year’s awards are in collaboration with Waterford City & County Council, Waterford Volunteer Centre, South East Energy Agency, BHP Insurance, Local Link Waterford, Expressway and the Dept of Rural & Community Development.

PPNW pride of place awards

Surprise Surprise Dungarvan & West Waterford to represent Waterford in the 2022 IPB Pride of Place Awards

Waterford PPN are delighted to announce the launch of the 2022 Waterford PPN Community & Voluntary Awards. This year’s awards are in collaboration with Waterford City & County Council, Waterford Volunteer Centre, South East Energy Agency, BHP Insurance, Local Link Waterford, Expressway and the Dept of Rural & Community Development.