DLR Public Participation Network Ezine

Are you interested in the latest updates from the PPN including members’ news, training and funding opportunities and information about other events in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown?

Then subscribe to the DLR PPN Ezine or if you would like to submit information about your events, activities or projects please contact:  newsletter@dlrppn.ie   

The latest issue is available here

2017 Festival of Inclusion

2017 Festival of Inclusion

To see the full programme of events, click here

2016 Dun Laoghaire Christmas Festival Kicks Off

Dún Laoghaire Christmas Festival on Ice presented by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council in association with the Dún Laoghaire BID Company started its festive fun in Dún Laoghaire on Friday November 25th. Saturday November 26th saw thousands of people turn out to see Santa arrive in Dún Laoghaire at Harbour Plaza followed by the Christmas lights switch-on and a spectacular Fireworks display.

The festival continues until Sunday January 8th with a whole host of exciting events including a real Ice Rink at the dlr LexIcon Garden at Moran Park.

The merry Christmas Market on the Metals is a feast for the senses with delicious festive fare, very special tempting treats, handcrafted gifts and decorations and a funfair with an old-world children’s carousel.

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2017 DLR Grant Scheme is now open for applications

The DLR Grant Scheme provides financial assistance to individuals, groups and organisations engaged in projects, events or developments for the community and business organisations at local or county level within Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County. More information is available here


Survey Participants Wanted

A researcher is seeking participants to complete an online survey on Internet use and language needs of immigrants who live in Ireland and are not native speakers of English, when they search for healthcare information. The aim of this study is to research possible ways in which communication of healthcare information to limited English proficiency individuals can be improved, both in terms of the source consulted and the language used. In turn, this may reduce health disparities, both in everyday lives and in the context of a health crisis.

The survey can be accessed here:

All the data collected via the survey will be processed anonymously. 

If you have any questions contact Alessandra Rossetti alessandra.rossetti2@mail.dcu.ie

April 2015: Celebration of Volunteers in DLR.

At a Celebration of Volunteers event, held on 25th April for approximately 100 nominated volunteers from across the County, An Cathaoirleach, Cllr. Marie Baker said: “I hope that what you take from this event today is the sincere and clear message that your efforts are greatly appreciated by other volunteers, by the people you help in so many ways, by the wider society and by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council”.


For further info, click here

Draft County Development Plan 2016-2022 Consultation

Draft County Development Plan 2016-2022 Consultation. Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council would like residents, businesses, community groups and organisations and children (or

groups or associations representing the interests of children) to give their views on the Draft County Development Plan 2016 - 2022. Further details and key dates are available here:

January 2015 DLR Grant Scheme

2015 DLR Grant Scheme. The Funding was available under the following Grant Categories: Grant Categories: Arts – Arts Access for Youth Projects only, Business Area Promotion, Community Grants, Sports – Major Sporting Events only and Winter Festival Grants. The total amount of funding included in the recommendations is over €445,000, an increase of €43,850 on last year. The breakdown of funding across the various categories of grant is available here