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2019 Plenary Meetings

Our Plenary meetings take place twice per year. The Plenary in the first half of the year acts as our AGM. The Plenary in the second half of the year is an interim reporting forum. All members of the PPN are invited and welcome to attend Plenary meetings.

May 2019 Plenary

Date: Wednesday 8th May 2019

Time: 7pm to 9pm

Venue: Carnegie Court Hotel, Swords

Agenda: Community Supports Expo, Elections to the Secretariat, Adoption of new Governance Procedures, PPN Activity Report, Plenary Session


REGISTRATION is now closed.

November 2019 Plenary

Date: 6th November 2019

Time: TBA

Venue: TBA

Agenda: TBA

November 2018 Plenary


Date: Wednesday 14th November 2018

Time: 7pm to 9.30pm (Finger food and Refreshments provided)

Venue: Carnegie Court Hotel, Swords


  • Dr. Seán Healy, Social Justice Ireland
  • Dr. Mary Murphy, National University of Ireland Maynooth
  • Bobby McCormack, Development Perspectives

This Community Gathering and Plenary Meeting will focus on discussing Active Citizenship and Social Justice issues. Leading activists will speak about the challenges and opportunities that exist for community groups who are trying to influence decision makers and have an impact on their local area.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in a ‘fireside chat’ with the speakers, seeking advice, asking questions and highlighting issues.

*Please note limited places are available, therefore it is advised to register well in advance.

Come along! Highlight, discuss and work on the opportunities and issues facing your community. Network with other groups from across Fingal, share ideas and be inspired. Learn more about the Fingal Public Participation Network and see first-hand the work we do.

Online Registration Closed.

Late registration by email or phone only to ppn@fingal.ie or call 01 890 5618. 

April 2018 Plenary

Date: Tuesday 24th April 2018

Time: 7pm to 9.30pm (Finger food and Refreshments provided)

Venue: Carnegie Court Hotel, Swords

Download Agenda: 2018_04_24_Plenary_Agenda

Download November Draft Minutes: 2017_11_08_Plenary_Minutes

Download Secretariat Nominations: Secretariat_Nominees

Download LCDC Nominations: LCDC_Nominees

Download Motions for consideration: motions

Download PPN Activity Report April 2018: 2018_April_Activity_Report

Our Strategic Plan, Wellbeing Statement and Community Issues Paper will be available here after the event. 

Registration is now closed.

November 2017 Plenary

Date: Wednesday 8th November 2017

Time: 7pm to 9.30pm (Finger food and Refreshments provided)

Venue: Carnegie Court Hotel, Swords

Format of evening: 

  • 7pm – 8.00pm: Community Supports Showcase – 12 Stalls about Funding, Training, Initiatives and so on for Community Groups.
  • 7.45pm – 9.30pm: PPN Business – Update, Elections, Motions and Plenary Session
  • Ongoing: Feedback Wall – Help us identify community issues, input into our new strategy, feedback on the PPN.
  • 9.30pm: PRIZE DRAW – Each member who attends the Plenary will be entered into a draw for 1 years free community group insurance upto the value of €1,000. Sponsored by BHP Insurance.

Documentation for the event:

Registration for the Fingal PPN Plenary is now closed. For further queries email ppn@fingal.ie or contact Jamie Moore on 01 890 6235.

PPN Plenary and Information Evening 31st May 2017

Fingal PPN held their most recent Plenary meeting on the 31st of May 2017. Over 80 community stakeholders attended with more than 10 community based funding and/or support programmes exhibiting information.


Photos of the evening are available on our Facebook Page now. Thank you to Alan Tormey of Blakestown Drive Community Group for these. View the photos and tag yourself here: www.facebook.com/fingalppn


Click on the following documents to view and/or download:

Winner! Winner!
Congratulations to Fingal Orienteers who were the lucky winners of our 10inch Hannspree Android Tablet kindly sponsored by the TPI Group.

PPN Plenary and Information Evening 31st May 2017

The PPN Secretariat would like to invite all community groups based in the Fingal area to their Plenary Meeting and Information Evening from 6.30pm on Wednesday 31st May 2017. The Plenary primarily provides the opportunity for the PPN Secretariat to report on activities, for members to raise and discuss issues and for PPN Representatives to feedback on issues and progress from their committees. 

The following documents are available to download:

Information Evening

Information stands on funding and other initiatives from:

  • Town and Village Renewal Scheme (upto €200,000)
  • Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (Funding + Initiatives)
  • The Waters and Communities Office (River / Water Workshops)
  • Community Facilities Grant Scheme (upto €2,500)
  • Creative Fingal (Funding) 
  • Fingal Tourism Plan
  • RecycleIT
The deadline to RSVP to this event is Wednesday 24th May. You can register by email (ppn@fingal.ie), text or call 086 418 3355 or by clicking here.