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INFORMATION SESSION ON INSURANCE FOR COMMUNITY GROUPS As a network, Public Participation Networks (PPN) across the country know that insurance is still a hugely prohibitive issue for the growth and continued progression of our member groups and the important work they are doing in our communities. As a network, the PPNs are hosting an information… Read More »

Good news for local community centres in Leitrim

Community groups and organisations in Leitrim are invited to apply for a new round of funding for the upgrade and refurbishment of community centres, according to local TD Frank Feighan. Minister Feighan said: “Fine Gael wants to build stronger and safer communities by making our towns, villages and parishes across Leitrim better places to live,… Read More »

Public Participation in the Identification of Bathing Waters for 2023

Leitrim County Council is inviting public participation in the identification of new bathing waters in Co. Leitrim, under the Bathing Water Directive and Bathing Water Quality Regulations S.I 79 of 2008. Keeldra Lake, Mohill, Co. Leitrim at present is the only designated bathing water site in County Leitrim. The regulations stipulate that designated bathing water… Read More »

Digital skill training for older people

What is Hi Digital? ALONE and Active Retirement Ireland have partnered with Vodafone Ireland Foundation to deliver a new nationwide 5-year digital skill training program for older people called Hi Digital. The programme has been developed to help bridge the digital divide by offering free digital skills training to older people and upskilling the organisations that… Read More »

Consultation open on Review of Building Regulations

Closing date 12th May. We have a great chance now to get more Changing Places across the country. A public consultation on the Review of Building Regulations to get more Changing Places- toilet facilities in certain buildings is now open until 12th May. This is great news for thousands of children and adults with disabilities… Read More »

National Biodiversity Week 2022 Events

National Biodiversity Week 2022 is taking place 13th-22nd May. National Biodiversity Week is all about connecting people with nature. It’s about communicating the importance of biodiversity and motivating people to play their part in protecting it. We are delighted to be hosting two free events to explore the biodiversity of County Leitrim. These events are… Read More »

Two New Venues for Fáilte Isteach – Conversational English Classes for New Migrants

Fáilte Isteach is a community project welcoming migrants through conversational English classes.  Classes are FREE and provided by voluntary tutors. All are welcome! Two new classes are now in operation: Leitrim Village Community Centre, Leitrim Village:  Starting Monday 25th April, 11:00 – 12.30 MSLETB Centre, Market Yard, Carrick-on-Shannon: Starting Tuesday 26th April, 18:00 – 19:30… Read More »