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Nominations from member groups in the Social Inclusion Pillar, for a seat on the Secretariat, remain open until Tuesday 08 March.

News from the wider PPN

Sports Against Racism in Ireland (SARI), would like to share the following film with the network here.  If you would like to find out more information about SARI, you can go to their website here.

CityScapes is seeking interviewees, who would like to speak about the growth, structure and development of the PPN, for inclusion in their television series.  CityScapes is a twelve part magazine show which will be shown on Dublin Community Television later this year.  Further details from Susan on:  087 666 6518 or

The Discovery Gospel Choir are looking for adults of any age and ability to take part in workshops, which will form a “pop-up” community choir for a concert in May.  Interested participants should email:  for further information.

Enclude are offering soft wear and technology at reduced prices for charities and non-profits.  Once your group or organisation is registered with Enclude, you can purchase some soft wear and technology at reduced prices.  More information on this here.

The Irish Hospice Foundation Launch of their Grief in the Workplace eLearning course is taking place on 09 March at 10.30am and you can find out more and register for this here.

Catching Raindrops Project 2022

Alexandra Konieczka, of Understory, would like the PPN to sign a non-committal letter of support for his application to the Local Authority Waters Programme (LAWPRO) to partially fund a community project called “Catching Raindrops” based in Ringsend.  This application will be lodged on 10 March, so please contact Ruth if you would like to know more about it.  If no one contacts us, we will assume that the PPN is in favour of providing a non-committal letter of support to Alex for this project.

Last Thursday of the Month Members’ Meet-Up

The next meeting will be on 31 March (guest speaker to be confirmed).

Public Consultations

Public Consultation now open on DART+ Coastal North via a series of webinars for residents from 08 March to 15 March.  Further information about registration here.

Citizen’s Jury

The Irish Platform for Patient Organisations, Science and Industry (IPPOSI) would like to invite PPN members to participate on a Citizen’s Jury to hear the arguments for and against genomics, and to deliver their judgement.  Further information about this here.  (Closing date 23 March).

Satisfaction Survey with the Department of Rural and Community Development

The deadline for completion of the DRCD Customer Satisfaction Survey 2022, has been extended until 04 March, and the link for this survey is here.

Strategic Policy Committee (SPC) meetings

If you would like to see your elected representatives in action and would like to learn more about what goes on in the SPC meetings, you can watch the meetings live or recorded here

You can see a full list of your Dublin City PPN representatives here.

Training and courses

Carmichal is offering two FREE workshops on Recovery and Resilience Training Programme for Non-Profits:  Ready and Able to Rebuild after Covid-19 on 23 March and 29 March.

PPN Communications

Please follow Dublin City PPN on Facebook and Twitter if you can, and feel free to browse through our website

Dublin City PPN is hosted by Dublin City Volunteer Centre, and you can find out more about their work and activities here.

Please contact Ruth on or Beatriz on if you have any questions, comments, thoughts or suggestions.

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