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Sandra Dillon, from the Meeting Place Club, invites you to their Christmas Party on 09 December, from 5.00pm onwards. Hotdogs, balloons and a visit from Mr and Mrs Clause promised.  All welcome, and further information here.

ATD invite you to join them singing carols on 09 December, from 2.00pm onwards at the GPO, and then walking to Grafton Street, from 2.45pm – 4.00pm 

All welcome to this too!

The Great Care Co-Op is Ireland’s first carer-led, homecare cooperative, set up in 2020 by a group of 10 women, with experience of working in the care sector.   They are actively expanding into the Dublin 8 area, and ask that you visit their website and follow them on social media to find out more.

A woman has contacted DCC PPN asking about the possibility of doing an internship with one of our Member Groups.  Elizabeth is looking for an internship, as part of her degree programme, with the American College Dublin, and will graduate in the spring of 2023.  If you would like to hear more about Elizabeth’s 20 + years of experience in retail management and operations, please email Ruth who will send you Elizabeth’s details.

The Department of Rural and Community Development have published their 2021 Annual Report here.  And the feedback reports, on the PPN Structural Review documentation is here.

Dublin City Council have asked PPN Member Groups to please take note of an open consultation from 06 December until 25 January with regards to Duke Street/Anne Street South and you can make a submission, or observation here.  Please share with your groups and networks.


Wicklow PPN invite you to download their Disability Access and Inclusion Toolkit for Community Groups.  This toolkit aims to support local community groups and clubs to be accessible to, and inclusive of, people with disabilities.  You can download the toolkit here.

The Wheel invite you to watch back their recent webinar on The Basics of Employment and HR Practice, which was live on 01 December, here.

Development Perspectives invites you to download its FREE resource, “Stepping Stones for the Sustainable Development Goals,” which is a workbook for adult and community educators.  Please download here.

News from/about the PPN Representatives and Secretariat

Your Finance SPC Rep, Philip O’Callaghan, is promoting individuals, groups and communities in Dublin, who are doing positive work and making a great impact with their contributions and service.  He is using the hashtag, #TogetherforDublin on Twitter, and invites those of you who use Twitter, to join in.

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