Tipperary PPN Newsletter November 2018
1. PPN News & Members Corner
2. Active Public Consultations/ Notices
3. Funding/ Grant Opportunities
4. Public Service Announcements, Training and Upcoming Local Events
Building Sustainable Communities – Advice Clinic
Our building sustainable communities advice clinic was a fantastic night held in Rosegreen on 8th of November. This was a full member event. Thanks to the Rosegreen community hall committee for their hospitality and fabulous food. A big thanks to the PPN secretariat for all their help and support in arranging the event, thank you to all our presenters for their excellent and informative presentations and of course to all the PPN members that attended on the night. We sincerely hope you found the night beneficial.
5 Equal Ireland Scholarship Students Graduate with BA in Business, Enterprise and Community Development
What a fantastic day and great honor to attend Athlone Institute of Technology and watch 5 people graduate with a BA in Business, Enterprise and Community Development. The PPN is very proud to have given 5 scholarship’s to these students. Well done to you all and thank you to Equal Ireland for running this excellent programme to support community members back into 3rd level Education.
Active Public Consultations/ Notices
The Plaza, Roscrea Public Consultation
Tipperary County Council would like to invite you to a Public Consultation in relation to the possible enhancement of the Plaza Area, Roscrea.
The Public Consultation event will be held On 5th of December at 7pm in the Regional Training Centre. This follows on from the previous Community Engagement Event held on the 7th November.
Please find attached a poster with further information.
Funding/ Grant Opportunities
JP McManus Benevolent Fund Accepting Applications
The JP McManus Benevolent Fund has opened temporarily for applications.
The Fund aims to support local community initiatives and nonprofit organisations throughout the Mid-West of Ireland. Valued at €40 million, the Fund is managed as a sole entity, independent of any existing programmes sponsored by Mr McManus.
Chaired by Sue Ann Foley, the new entity is operated by a select Committee Group working to enhance the quality of life in local communities.
The key focus areas will be on:
- Education Development
- Healthcare Development
- Community Development
- Local Infrastructural Development.
To learn more, and discover how to submit an application, please visit the Fund website here:
Social Innovation Fund Ireland Are Calling For Applications
WE’RE CALLING FOR APPLICATIONS!
Have you a project that uses sports, arts or culture as a means to achieve social impact or a project that focuses on improving outcomes for children?
Check out our three new funding opportunities below.
Deadline: 5pm Friday, 18th January 2019
Arts To Impact Fund
Our goal is support the innovative use of arts and culture as a means to improve skills, development and to promote social inclusion for children, adolescents and adults.
We are calling out to innovative projects or programme that focus on using arts as a means to create positive social impact in the lives of individuals and in communities. Find out more
Sports To Impact Fund
Our goal is to support the innovative use of sports as a means to improve physical and mental health and to promote social inclusion for children, adolescents and adults.
We are calling out to innovative projects or programme that focus on using sports as a means to create positive social impact in the lives of individuals and in communities. Find out more
Early Childhood Fund
Our goal is to provide critical support to projects and services focused on reducing inequalities and improving childhood and lifelong outcomes.
We are calling out to innovative projects or programme that focus on improving outcomes for children from prenatal development through to six years of age. Find out more
Public Service Announcements, Training and Upcoming Local Events
Joint Oireachtas Committee On Climate Change Visits Energy Efficiency Projects In Tipperary
The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Climate Change visited a number of sites around county Tipperary to view some energy efficiency projects undertaken in recent years.
It was a great showcase for the projects the Tipperary Energy Agency has helped and continues to help and drive. Great to see the recognition of the progress made so far.
To read the article in full visit:
www.rte.ie/news/ munster/2018/1127/1013595- climate-action-oireachtas/
For general queries please Tipperary Energy Agency on 052 7443090 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
BHP Insurance Winter Draw for Community And Voluntary Organisations
BHP are running a winter draw for all Community and Voluntary organisations around the country. The competition is to be in with a chance of winning €1000 off your insurance with BHP, whether its new business or existing. To enter draw please click below and fill in the application form.
Here is a list of upcoming events in Tipperary
Dec 1st Carrick-on-Suir Christmas lights Switch on@ 4:30 pm
Dec 2nd Borrisoleigh lights up for Christmas@ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Dec 7th Thurles Festive Fair 2018
Dec 7th-9th Newport Traditional Music Festival
Dec 8th-9th Chapel Lane Christmas Market , Newport
Dec 8th Cultural Cahir at Christmas
Dec 15th The Christmas Tractors of Carrick on Suir @ 5:00 pm
Dec 15th-16th Aherlow Christmas market, Lisvernane Community Hall
The Source Arts Centre Tipperary
Dec 1st The Nutcracker @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Dec 2nd The Greatest Showman Sing-Along @ 2:00 pm
-Jan 18th John Keating – Life Fragments
Dec 8th Lisa Hannigan-Solo @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Dec 9th The Fairy Fixer @ 2:00 pm
Dec 12th Summer 1993 @ 8:00 pm
Dec 14th Santa’s Big Little Elves (for schools) @ 10:00 am
Dec 15th The Nutcracker – Elle Academy@ 7:00 pm
Dec 21st Seskin Lane Christmas Show@ 9:00 pm
Dec 28th-31st Thurles Community Panto presents: Sleeping Beauty
Dec 29th Neil Delamere – Controlled Substance @ 8:00 pm
Nenagh Arts Centre
Dec 14th Put A Spell on You @ 8:00 pm
Dec 19th Christmas Crooners@ 8:00 pm
For a list a full list upcoming events visit whatsonintipp.ie
EQUAL Ireland Recruitment Campaign Winter Spring 2018 – 2019
EQUAL Ireland’s are offering a BA in Business Enterprise and Community Development this course is designed to provide you with the opportunity to achieve a QQI Level 7 Degree.
This is a part-time distance learning programme accredited by Athlone Institute of Technology. You will have the opportunity to explore and develop your interest in the fields of Business, Enterprise and Community Development and to enhance your competencies towards becoming effective administrators, managers or organisers in these areas while at the same time acquiring the skills of self-directed learning.
This programme will be of particular interest to you if you are:
- A Graduate of EQUAL Ireland’s Higher Certificate in Business, Enterprise and Community Development Business
- An Owner Manager or Sole Trader
- A Community Activist or Workplace Representative
- A Graduate of comparative degrees in other similar subjects
- An Entrepreneur with a business idea
- A Volunteer in a Community Group or Organisation
- Interested in self development for employment or community service
People are required to have successfully achieved either:
- The EQUAL Ireland Higher Certificate in Business Enterprise and Community Development
- A QQI Level 6 Award in an appropriate or relevant area
- A successful completion of an Recognition of Prior Learning Portfolio (RPL)
- Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Currently we are recruiting for our Level 7 BA in Business Enterprise and Community Development. The Programme will be offered in 5 areas
- Waterford, Wexford and Cork Information Session on 1st December
- Castlebar and Westport Information Session on 12th January 2019
- Kilkenny Tipperary & Cork Information Session on 19th January 2019
- Athlone, Ballinasloe, Galway and Tuam
- Roscommon and Ballaghadeeren
New Healthy Ireland At Your Library Programme- Eat Well, Think Well, Be Well
The Healthy Ireland at your Library service encourages people to ‘Eat Well, Think Well, Be Well’ by offering a dedicated section in each library with books and information on health and well-being in a relaxed and comfortable environment; a collection of free online health information and resources, including e-magazines, e-books and e-audio books; and, a programme of free health events and activities in all local public libraries.
The Healthy Ireland library book collection now includes almost 100 titles, including newly added books for young adults and children.
A new Healthy Ireland at your Library programme of events is kicking off too. More than 700 free events will take place in the 330 libraries nationwide between now and March. Libraries could be offering anything from expert talks on healthy eating, mental health and wellbeing to yoga and exercise classes for all ages.
For further information on Healthy Ireland at Your Library, contact Libraries Development, Local Government Management Agency at email@example.com or your local library www.librariesireland.ie
For information on Healthy Ireland at your Library events and services in Tipperary, please contact your local library or tipperarylibraries.ie/healthy-ireland/
University of Limerick Symposium on Quality and Sustainability for Community and Voluntary Sector
The Disability Federation of Ireland, University of Limerick and
Johnson & Johnson, through their joint venture SOLA – The Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Quality are pleased to invite you to their annual
“Symposium Sustainable Quality in the Community, Voluntary & Disability Sector 2018”
Date: Friday 30th November 2018
Time: 10:00am to 2:30pm
Venue: The Pavilion, University of Limerick,
Delegate Fee: €55
Students/OAPs/PWD/DFI Members/Unwaged/Volunteers- Please inquire
Presentation topics include: quality processes, quality management systems, standards, governance, charity regulations and much more.
Morning refreshments, tea/coffee and Lunch provided
Please let us know if you have dietary or access requirements
A provisional booking for a Sign Language Interpreter will be made, but will only be confirmed if, a week in advance, we have confirmed registration of people who have requested the service.
To register contact Claire Gallery on 061 202960 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dromineer Development Association Christmas Food & Craft Fair
Dromineer Development Association 3rd Christmas Food & Craft Fair at Neddy’s Cottage and Marquee, Dromineer on Sunday 9th December from 3pm.
Dromineer Development Association is switching on Christmas lights at 5 pm.
- Hand made Chocolate
- Music & Carols
- Christmas Cookies & Buns
- Complementary Mulled wines sponsored by Declan Collison The Lake Cafe
- Coffee Tea soft Drinks
- Face painting
- Lot of hand crafted Christmas gifts
- Jam’s Chutney’s & Honey
- Raffle for Hamper
Stall places are still available
Please contact Marina on 086 2264303 to book or for more information
Santa is coming too!
Tipperary County Council Arts Office Newsletter
Brewery Lane Writers’ Weekend 26th to 28th April 2019
Booking is now open for the 2019 Brewery Lane Writers’ Weekend. This is a unique opportunity to spend 3 days with two professional writers, Angela Carr and Enda Wyley, and focus on your own work, with support and input. Read Angela Carr’s powerful essay on her own poems, Getting Lost,
which appears in the current issue of The Lonely Crowd.
See full details of the Writers’ W/E here
As always this will be limited to 12 participants and there is an early bird offer of €160 if paid by
31st January, 2019. (it would make a v nice Christmas gift). Please do spread the word too!
Tipperary Festivals and Events Grant Scheme 2019
Festivals and events are crucial to the fabric of life in County Tipperary and they deliver a range of economic, social and cultural benefits.
Through this scheme, Tipperary County Council aims to promote and support local festivals throughout the County that are not solely commercially focused, to support and assist those festival/events that have a tourism/cultural/artistic/heritage/sporting or community focus and which contribute significantly to quality of life.
Festivals and events will only be eligible to receive funding for 2019 if they have made an application under this scheme.
Details, closing date and application forms for the Tipperary Festivals and Events Scheme 2019 will be available on our website in December, 2018.
Please find a list of events and funding available from the Tipperary county council arts office tipperarycoco.ie
South Tipperary Arts Centre upcoming events
Santa’s Crafty Lab
On Saturday 1st December & Saturday 8th December from 3-5pm in South Tipperary Arts Centre, Nelson St, Clonmel. Children will engage in the awesome world of science with these seasonal STEM workshops run by Planet Science Kidz
On Friday 30th November – 26th January from 10am to 5pm in South Tipperary Arts Centre, Nelson St, Clonmel. An exhibition of paintings, curated by John Kennedy, with work by Colin Crotty, Sheenagh Geoghegan, John Kennedy, Maurice Caplice, Glenn Fitzgerald, and John O’Dwyer
Wintersong by Tonos
On Friday 7th December at 8pm in The Main Guard, Sarsfield St, Clonmel. A concert of Christmas music of the 16–18th centuries for Voice, Lute, Renaissance and Baroque Guitars. Proud to be supported by the Arts Council of Ireland.
Admission €10 (€5 concession)
Arts Centre staff winter exhibition
Friday 30th November – 21st December from 10-5pm, in South Tipperary Arts Centre, Nelson St, Clonme.l Artwork by Arts Centre staff members Elizabeth Bartley, Tim Davis, Sally Fennessy, Darren Powell and Alan Wells
Spoken Word event
Friday 14th December at 7.45pm in South Tipperary Arts Centre, Nelson St, Clonmel Sit, relax, listen to the hum of old favourites and original writing. A feast for the senses to renew your spirit to share ‘tidings of great joy’. Refreshments served.
South Tipperary Arts Centre
Nelson St. | Clonmel | Co. Tipperary | (052) 612 7877 | (085) 703 7909
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