Waterford PPN: Invitation to Tender

Invitation to Tender for Support in Delivery of Waterford Wellbeing Vision Statement   Waterford PPN wishes to engage a consultant to carry out the Waterford Wellbeing Vision Statement in collaboration with Waterford PPN Staff & Working Group Background: Waterford PPN is an independent network of community, voluntary, social inclusion and environmental organisations, working to build…

Manual for Not-for-Profit Returning to Operations – Covid-19

The decision to return and re-open operations poses a particular challenge for the not-for-profit sector. This manual provides a generic template by which not-for-profit organisations can structure their return to operations and assemble the documentation required by Covid-19 official guidance. It enables users to work through step by step from beginning to end by completing…

Report on SDGs as a Roadmap to Recovery Post Covid19

Building Community Resilience: The SDGs as a Roadmap to Recovery Post Covid19 webinar series that took place in May 2020 Included in the report are: i) links to video recordings of the sessions, ii) a summary of documents & resources shared, iii) links to the presentations iv) a summary of both the presentations & inputs…

Health & Wellbeing

Click Here for PPN Health & Wellbeing Newsletter June 2020 Helpful Websites  To help maintain positive Mental Health https://www.mentalhealthireland.ie/ Mental Health Ireland promotes positive mental health and wellbeing to all individuals and communities https://www.yourmentalhealth.ie – HSE and Connecting for Life –Covid advice https://turn2me.ie Online Support Groups are facilitated by mental health professionals and Online Counselling is provided by…

Urgent Request from Mayor John Pratt – Covid 19

Waterford City and County Council would like to commend and support the community and volunteering response to the current Covid 19 public health emergency. To assist in addressing the needs of our most vulnerable at this time, a dedicated confidential community support helpline 1800 250 185 and email contact covidsupport@waterfordcouncil.ie has been established by Waterford…

PPN Workshop on Local Responses to Climate Action- Creating Sustainable Communities

Over 120 people attended a very informative workshop organised by Waterford Public Participation Network (PPN) together with Carlow, Kilkenny, Tipperary and Wexford PPNs in collaboration with the Irish Environmental Network. The workshop took place in Kilkenny Ormond Hotel on Saturday 23rd, to highlight what local people in the South East can do to combat Climate…

Radical Statement at Waterford Laudato Si conference

Radical Statement at Waterford Laudato Si conference Speaking at a conference in Waterford in May, Fr Sean McDonagh, an internationally renowned eco-theologian said it was now time to act on the moral issues arising out of damaging the environment.    ‘We must now consider damage to our eco-systems as a sin’.   This startling statement came at…