Monthly Archives: December 2016


Fingal County Council Funding for Community Events – closing date 27th January 2017

Fingal County Council’s Events Unit is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for financial assistance for events and festivals taking place in 2017.

Applications will be accepted from community/voluntary groups for existing and/or new events or festivals and from commercial organisations for new events or festivals.

For more information and an application form, please email […]

By | 2016-12-21T17:20:32+01:00 December 21st, 2016|General News|

National Sports Policy Framework – call for submissions 6th January 2017

National Sport Policy – Public Consultation Paper is the first public consultation document on the National Sports Policy in 20 years.

The new policy will consider what should be the priorities for Government investment in sport.

It is vital that all stakeholders involved in Irish sport have their say in the development of this new policy. Sport Organisations are […]

By | 2016-12-16T11:19:45+01:00 December 16th, 2016|General News|

Open Government Partnership National Action Plan 2016- 2108

Ireland’s Open Government Partnership National Action Plan 2016-2018 was produced by the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (DPER). The document details the Governments commitment to make the State, ever more transparent, ever more accountable and ever more inclusive in how it reaches decisions. 4 Themes set out in the plan include

1. […]

By | 2017-05-25T10:37:09+01:00 December 16th, 2016|General News|

Fingal PPN Plenary Update – Nov 30th

The Fingal PPN Plenary was held last Wednesday evening, 30th November in the Carlton Hotel, Santry. On review of registration, 61 people attended across 55 Community groups , approximately 12% of our membership. It is worth noting that we received apologies from 15 organisations with a further 21 having booked a place and were unable to […]

By | 2017-05-25T10:37:09+01:00 December 9th, 2016|General News|

Update from the Forum on Local and Community Development

The Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government held a Forum on Local and Community Development in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham yesterday (Wednesday November 23rd). The objective of the Forum was to develop an implementation plan for Our Communities: A Framework Policy for Local […]

By | 2017-05-25T10:37:09+01:00 December 9th, 2016|General News|

Local Authority Water & Communities Office – information on what we do!

The Local Authority Waters and Communities Office was set up in March 2016 to promote and facilitate greater public participation in the management of our natural waters. The natural waters of Ireland are an integral part of our heritage and include depending on where we live or work, rivers, lakes, estuaries, coastal and groundwaters.  The […]

By | 2017-05-25T10:37:09+01:00 December 9th, 2016|General News|

Blanchardstown Brass Bands upcoming Christmas Events

The following are details of the Blanchardstown Brass Bands upcoming Christmas gigs, most in aid of Charity or with local communities.  Please come along and support.


Sat 3rd Dec – Donore Harriers Jingle Bells 5K Run, Phoenix Park 1030am

Sun 4th Dec – Donabate Church of Ireland Christmas Miscellany 7pm

Tue 6th Dec – Draiocht Concert with DMVC 8pm (In […]

By | 2016-12-09T08:55:28+01:00 December 9th, 2016|General News|

Fingal County Council – inviting expressions of interest from local groups to use the Atrium in the Council’s County Hall Swords

Fingal County Council is inviting expressions of interest from Community Groups, Drama Groups,  Arts Groups and Artists and who would like to use the Atrium in the Council’s headquarters -County Hall, Swords – for performances, exhibitions, presentations, gatherings and award ceremonies.

This initial call is only to establish if there is an […]

By | 2017-05-25T10:37:09+01:00 December 9th, 2016|General News|

Dublin Rural LEADER Funding Opportunities – 16th January 2017 Closing Date

Please find detailed below information on Dublin Rural LEADER Funding

(1) Community Training, Animation and Capacity Building Programme to support vibrant towns in Rural Dublin

(2) Support for small scale product development interpretation and marketing of Rural Dublins Unique Heritage & Cultural Attractions to maximise potential arising from Failte Irelands – Dublin, ‘A Breath of Fresh Air’ Initiative’


By | 2017-05-25T10:37:19+01:00 December 9th, 2016|General News|