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Tipperary PPN Newsletter July 2017

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Tipperary PPN brings you current news on funding, training, events, consultations and how to have your say in the County.

Sections: 

1.PPN News
2.Active Public Consultations / Notices
3.Funding/Training Opportunities
4.Public Service Announcements and upcoming local events


PPN Tipperary News July 2017

PPN welcomes new Coordinator Avril Wilson.

         Avril can be contacted on:

       Mobile: 087-4567111
Landline: 0504 61014
Email: ppntipperary@gmail.com

Avril will be in touch with Reps and linkage groups in the coming months. 


Tipperary PPN Members Corner
TPPN would like to get out and about to meet our members.
We would love to visit you or attend an event you are running. We will advertise our visit here. If you would like to be featured in the Members Corner of the newsletter contact ppntipperary@gmail.com to express an interest.

If your group has information you’d like to include in the newsletter make sure to send it in at least 2 weeks before the date to ensure it gets included.

Have your say!

1. Public Submission for Cahir Town Centre Redevelopment

Tipperary County Council are seeking submissions from every section of the community in Cahir around how The Square in Cahir can be used to deliver a new future for the town and how traffic could be better managed/accommodated in this context.

Click Here: for more info

Anyone interested in submitting views and ideas towards the project is invited to do so via email to clonmelbd@tipperarycoco.ie or by post in an envelope clearly marked

Public Submission for Cahir Town Centre Redevelopment’ and sent to Clonmel Borough District Engineer, Tipperary County Council, Emmet Street, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary
The closing date for receipt of submissions is the 31/7/2017

                 

2. Consultation on Home Care Services

Department of Heath are consulting on home care service please click on the link below to take part.

Click Here

Closing date for submission 31st August 2017

3. Consultation on Public Service Development and Innovation Framework

A new framework is being prepared to improve and develop Public Services. Your views are sought on the general direction and the 20 actions proposed to be implemented across the Public Service by 2020. Please take part in this online consultation, or send a written submission to Our Public Service 2020 submissions, Reform and Delivery Office, Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, 7-9 Merrion Row, Dublin 2, D02 V223 or emailourpublicservice2020@per.gov.ie

Click link for more info:
Click Here 

Closing date 4th September 2017

Funding/Grants 

1. Artist Opportunity: Aesthetica Art Prize 2017 Call for Entries

The International Aesthetica Art Prize 2017 is currently open for entries, presenting an opportunity for artists in your network to showcase their work to wider audiences and further their engagement in the art world.

Prizes include £5,000 for the Main Prize winner, a group exhibition for shortlisted artists and editorial coverage in Aesthetica Magazine (311,000 readership), and publication in the Art Prize Annual, Future Now for 100 shortlisted and longlisted artists.

You can view/download press images of work by this year’s finalists to share this news HERE.

Submissions close 31 August 2017. To enter, Click here

2. Local Enterprise Office Funding opportunity:
The LEO Innovation Investment Fund is now open for applications. This fund is targeting existing or previous LEO clients or have had communication with the LEO Network in the past. Proposal call for investor ready clients in the manufacturing and traded services sector, who wish to start grow or develop innovative micro business.

Click here to find out more

3. EU Funding Opportunity for Irish Nonprofits

Have you considered sharing learning with other European organisations? Running a Town Twinning project could be the answer.

You may think twinning is better suited to local authorities but this is no longer the case! Under the Europe for Citizens programme 2016-2020, town twinning and town networking projects can be led by nonprofit organisations including community groups, schools and sporting organisations.

Call for Proposals is now open and closes on 1 September 2017 at 11am.

Interested? Now’s the time to start preparing!

Email Deirdre Finlay today for more information or to sign up for training: deirdref@wheel.ie.

www.europeforcitizens.ie

4. Ireland Wales Call for Proposals

Is your organisation involved in promoting local tourism, eco-tourism, or cultural heritage in the  east or south of Ireland?

If so you may be eligible to apply for a grant under the Ireland Wales Programme 2014-2020.

Click here to see a map of eligible areas.

Deadline for applications: 5pm on 28 July 2017

The deadline to submit a proposal is 5pm on 28 July 2017. Information about how to apply can be found here and you can also contact The Wheel’s Access Europe team for support during the application process (emma@wheel.ie).

Email: IrelandWalesCrossBorderProgramme@wales.gsi.gov.uk for more information Click here

5. Community Finance Ireland – Social Finance 
Do you need a bridging loan for your community organisation or social enterprise.
Click here 

Events / Training
   

Find out what’s on in Tipp by clicking this icon:

http://www.tipperarycoco.ie/eventsjs

Writing Changes Lives: Summer Writing Workshop

One-day writing workshop in Brewery Lane Theatre, Carrick-on-Suir, on Saturday 29th July. If you think it’s time for you to experience the pleasures of writing, develop new and original drafts and be part of a supportive writing community then this workshop might be for you. All you will need is a notebook, pen and a desire to write.
Date: Sat. 29th July  – Time: 10am to 4pm
Venue: Brewery Lane Theatre (tea room), Carrick-on-Suir
Fee: €60 (incl. tea/coffee/refreshments but not lunch)

To book, or if you have any questions, simply reply to this email. As with all my workshops, this will be inspired by the work and creative wisdom of Pat Schneider, founder of Amherst Writers and Artists.

National Heritage Week 

National Heritage Week 2017 which will take place from 19-27 August and we’re making this the year we help more people learn about and enjoy Ireland’s nature.

Heritage Week is the largest cultural event in Ireland with almost 1,000 organisations and individuals involved in hosting over 1,800 unique events in 2016.
The week attracts an annual audience of approximately 430,000 people.
Local Highlights   August 19th – 27th
19 – 27 Free Audio Guide to Holycross Abbey, Derrynaflan, Kilcooley etc. Contact Slieveardagh Heritage Centre, River Street, Killenaule.  Tel 053 618 9468

21st   Trees at home and abroad. Source Arts Centre, Thurles
Talk by George Cunningham 7.30pm – 9.00pm

22nd   Photos of Wildlife and Scenery at Cabragh Wetlands Trust, Cabragh Thurles. 7.30pm – 9pm
Tel 0504 43879     www.cabraghwetlands.ie

23rd   Family Wildlife Discovery Day in conjunction with Tipperary Heritage Office and Birdwatch Ireland.  10.30am – 3.30pm at Cabragh Wetlands Trust, Cabragh, Thurles

24th        Nature in Music and Song at Cabragh Wetlands Trust 7.30pm – 8.30pm

25th        Open Evening at Fethard Horse Country Experience in The Thosel, Fethard. 7pm – 9pm
Tel 052 6130439   www.fhcexperience.ie

26th        Slieveardagh Mining Past, Old School,
The Commons Ballingarry. 10am – 4pm
Light lunch included. Enquiries oldschoolcommons@gmail.com

26th        Guided Tour of Fethard Medieval Town*   €5 per family 2.30pm – 4pm     Tel 087 9009722

27th        Cahir Castle Tours, Swiss Cottage Tours (located in Cahir) and Ormond Castle, Carrick on Suir
Cahir Castle 9am – 5pm,  Swiss Cottage 10am – 5pm,  Ormond Castle 10am – 5pm.

All events free of charge except Fethard Medieval Town Tour.

Please click here for more info 100 Event Ideas Booklet (also available as Gaeilge).

South Tipperary Arts Centre

An Exploration of watercolour

For more infoTele 052 6127877  086-1628303
or email darrenpowellgraphics@gmail.com

LGBTI Awareness Days

You are invited to join LGBTI  HEALTH  AWARENESS
                            
Promoting LGBTI Health Awareness across Tipperary in 5 Miniciple districts of Tipperary

Dates confirmed are:

Clonmel: Clonmel Family Resource Cente 19th of October 2017 11am – 2pm
Tipperary Town: Knockanrawely Resource Centre 15th of November 2017 11am – 2pm
Carrick on Suir: Edge project youth centre  8th of November 2017 11am – 2pm
Nenagh: To be confirmed
Fethard: To be confirmed

The Transgender support group is held on the last Thursday of the month. Next meeting in September. 

Contact Gerard@clonmelcrc.ie or 052 612914 For more info.

“Jobs for Tipp” Group

PUBLIC MEETING 24th August 8pm. 

Jobs for Tipp will hold a public meeting on the 24th August in the Community Centre, Michael Street, Tipperary Town at 8pm. The purpose of this meeting is to consult with the local people and have a brain storming session on the creation of a plan for Tipperary Town. We want to look at positive ways for all local groups to work together. All members organisations of the PPN Cashel/Tipperary Municipal District are invited to attend this meeting (Due to limited place a maximum of 2 people per organisations/group). We hope create to a united town working for the same goals of bringing industry to the town and area as well as enhancing tourism and heritage.

For any further inforation please contact John O Connor at sean.oconchubhair@gmail.com

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