From:                                         FridayCommunique

Sent:                                           Friday 19 February 2021 16:28

Subject:                                     Friday Communiqué - 19th February 2021


Good Afternoon All,


Welcome to this week’s edition of the Friday Communiqué!


We have some interesting events taking place in the coming weeks. For example Sinead Gaynor will be helping us be our best self with her Boosting my Personal Resilience course. It has never been more important to look after our mental health.


Remember, Louth Community Call remains fully active and are here to assist those who are elderly and/or vulnerable in our Community. For the Helpline Number, Click here and please circulate this information within your Networks so that all those who are elderly or vulnerable at this time can be looked after.


Stay Safe!


Best regards, 


Gráinne Carroll

PPN Coordinator






1.   Government ‘Keep Well’ Campaign. Click Here

2.   HSE Updated COVID-19 Resources. Click Here

3. COVID-19 Information  – HSE Communications Stakeholders Updates. Click Here

4.   Resilience and Recovery 2020 – 2021: Government Plan for living with COVID-19. Click Here

5. IMPORTANT MESSAGE from The Department of the Taoiseach on the Brazilian Variant of COVID-19. Click Here





·         **NEW** Covid - 19 Stakeholder Communication Support. Click Here

·         **NEW** National Broadband Ireland (NBI) surveying in Louth. Click Here

·         Supporting Children campaign in light of intensified COVID-19 restrictions. Click Here

·         Pull the blinds to keep cosy. Click Here

·         Covid 19 Information Campaign #LouthTogether. Click Here

·         Parenting and Family Support Services. Click Here

·         PPN Launch Video Highlighting Work of Community Groups. Click Here

·         One Family and Louth Library Services. Click Here

·         HSE Partner Pack Updates. Click Here

·         NYCI – Guidance for Youth Organisations. Click Here

·         Irish Hospice Foundation – New Bereavement Support Line. Click Here

·          PPN branded, reusable Face-mask on offer for PPN Members. Click Here

·         PPN Zoom Account. Click Here







·         **NEW** SDG Advocate Training Programme. Click Here

·         **NEW** Local Enterprise Week 2021. Click Here

·         **NEW** Louth Library Service – Ireland Reads. Click Here

·         **NEW** LGBTQ+ Zoom-In 25th February. Click Here

·         **NEW** Photography Techniques when working with Young People Training. Click Here

·         **NEW** Film-making with Young People in a Youth Work Setting. Click Here

·         **NEW** Film-editing when working with Young People. Click Here

·         **NEW** The Latest Workshops & Events from Louth Libraries. Click Here

·         **NEW** Intercultural Mediation Project Q&A. Click Here

·         **NEW** Local Volunteering Options with Louth Volunteer Centre. Click Here

·         **NEW** Mental Health – Boosting my Personal Resilience Course. Click Here

·      Befriending Training: Keep Well – Staying Connected. Click Here

·         Independent Living Movement Ireland (ILMI) ‘Zoom Virtual Open Day’. Click Here

·         Louth Monaghan Alzheimer Virtual Cáfe 2021.  Click Here

·         Community Addiction Studies Course. Click Here

·          Cruinniú na nÓg Survey. Click Here

·         Minecraft Workshop presented by Louth Library Service. Click Here

·         Louth Libraries Online Services. Click Here  

·         Louth Local Sports Partnership – Keep Well initiatives to keep you moving. Click Here

·         Irish School of Ecumenics:  Education and Research Programme. Click Here

·         The Genesis Programme and CYPSC  - Keep Well Initiatives. Click Here

·         HSE Mental Health and Wellbeing – Stress Control Programme. Click Here

·         Irish Hospice Foundation – 2021 Workshops. Click Here

·         Volunteering Opportunities with Age & Opportunity. Click Here

·         Genesis Programme – Parent + Child Programme. Click Here

·         Genesis Programme – Incredible Years Parents Programme. Click Here





·         **NEW** Conservation Grants 2021, Built Heritage Investment Scheme & Historic Structures Fund Closing 22nd February. Click Here




·         Droichead Arts Centre Announce the return of Slow Sessions with Brendan McCreanor. Click Here

·         Creative Spark launch of their Online Classes. Click Here

·         M.A.D. Youth Theatre Free Drama Workshop for 8-12 year. Click Here

·         New Research – Mapping Youth Art Provision in Youth Work Setting. Click Here

·         Cybersafeireland are hosting a series of workshops for Children, Parents and Professionals. Click Here

·         Free Workshop – Introduction to Recovery Education. Click Here

·         LMETB Staying Connected Initiative. Click Here

·         Education and research programme exploring the theme“Is There A Common Good?”. Click Here

·         Louth PPN are so excited to launch our Promotional Video. Click Here

·         Louth Volunteer Centre – Bubble Buddies Initiative Update. Click Here

·         AAEX Online Exhibition. Click Here

·         An Post Postcards Initiative and Community Supports throughout COVID-19. Click Here

·         Louth Volunteer Centre – Tap into a new Volunteer base. Click Here.

·         Louth PPN Environmental Pillar launch their own logo and Booklet. Click Here





·         **NEW** The Arts Programme Team, Age & Opportunity February E-zine is now available. Click Here

·     February edition of The Arts Council Newsletter. Click Here

·    DRCD National Tidy Towns Newsletter. Click Here




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Please note that after it has been removed from the FC, all information shared through the Friday Communiqué remains available on the Louth PPN website under the ‘Latest News’ Section on the Home Page and/or on the COVID-19 Page.


If you have any important updates/information on your services and would like this to be included in the FC for circulation to all PPN Members, please email by 5pm every Thursday. We also welcome any pictures/feel good stories of the fantastic work you are doing throughout our towns and villages that you might like to share with us.  


** We would like to ask members to let us know of any groups that are currently not registered with Louth PPN but that are dealing with vulnerable people. We also ask that you please circulate the Friday Communiqué to people outside of your groups so they too can avail of our updates. Many thanks and stay safe.