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National PPN Conference 2022 – Hosted by Laois PPN

National PPN Conference 2022 – Hosted by Laois PPN

Laois welcomed nominated delegates from 31 PPNs representing 18,000 PPN member groups from across Ireland for the National PPN Conference 2022. The conference took place in the Midlands Park Hotel from Friday the 21st until Saturday the 22nd of October. The National...

Laois Connects: Woodland Wellness Walk & Wholesome Breakfast

Laois Connects: Woodland Wellness Walk & Wholesome Breakfast

Laois PPN as part of Laois Connects were delighted to support PPN Member Groups in Laois with a "Woodland Wellness Walk & Wholesome Breakfast" on World Mental Health Day Monday the 10th of October 2022. World Mental Health Day aims to raise awareness of mental...

Wonderful Wreaths

Wonderful Wreaths

On a sunny Autumn morning, Saturday the 10th of September 2022 Laois PPN were delighted to host "Wonderful Wreaths with the Flower Witch", an environmentally themed workshop led by Emily Lalor aka “The Flower Witch” Using a selection of beautiful locally grown fresh...

Welcome to the Community Coffee Morning

Welcome to the Community Coffee Morning

Laois PPN Event “Welcome to the Community Coffee Morning”, took place on Ukrainian Independence Day, Wednesday the 24th of August 2022 in the wonderful grounds of Abbeyleix Community Garden. The garden and community were in full bloom to welcome Ukrainians from across...

Ramble at the Rock – Heritage Week 2022

Ramble at the Rock – Heritage Week 2022

On a beautiful Sunday morning, Laois PPN held a “Ramble at the Rock” event in partnership with Laois Heritage Office as part of Heritage Week 2022. The event was a guided heritage tour of one of the most iconic heritage sites in Laois – The Rock of Dunamase.  ...

Portlaoise Plane – Heritage Week 2022

Portlaoise Plane – Heritage Week 2022

As part of Heritage Week, Laois PPN were delighted to invite its Member Groups to a Tour of the Portlaoise Plane. The event which took place on Saturday the 20th of August 2022 included a guided tour of the Portlaoise Plane led by Teddy Fennelly Chair of The Colonel...

“Tour Round the Tower” at Timahoe

“Tour Round the Tower” at Timahoe

On a fresh Saturday morning, Laois Public Participation Network (PPN) were delighted to hold a "Tour Round the Tower" at Timahoe. Timahoe Round Tower is one of the finest examples of a Round Tower in Ireland.  The tour of the early Christian site at Timahoe with its...

‘Wild Food Wander’ at Ballintubbert House and Gardens

‘Wild Food Wander’ at Ballintubbert House and Gardens

On a bright and sunny morning, Laois Public Participation Network (PPN) were recently delighted to hold a ‘Wild Food Wander’ at Ballintubbert House and Gardens, between Stradbally and Athy. PPN Member Groups took time to “wander” through the wonderful grounds of...

Community & Voluntary Awards 2022

Community & Voluntary Awards 2022

Laois County Council in conjunction with Laois PPN, are delighted to announce the launch of the 2022 Laois Community & Voluntary Awards,  to acknowledge groups and individuals who, through their commitment to voluntary and community activities, have played a...

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