Useful Documents


This is a collected list of resources that may be useful to you while working with the PPN. Our thanks to the PPNs involved in creating these documents and providing them on their own websites.

**These documents have been collated on request from environmental representatives. This list is constantly being updated. If you have any ideas as to what you would like to see included, please email**


Getting Started: Understanding the PPN

View Fingal PPNs Plain English guide to the PPN. This explains the Fingal PPN in clear and accurate language. Some details will vary in each county, such as the number of people on each committee, but the core structure is the same.




PPN Guidance Documents

PPN User Guide (May 2016)

Roles, Rights and Responsibilities of a PPN Representative (Taken from Public Participation Networks – A User Guide, Department of Environment, Community and Local Government, May 2016)


Documents of interest

First National Public Participation Network Conference 2017 Report

Public Participation Networks Annual Report 2016


Examples of workplans

DLR Workplan 2017

Fingal PPN Workplan 2016-2018


Examples of policy documents

Galway City Community Network – Policies and Positions

Meath Environmental Network – Renewable Energy Strategy for Co. Meath 2017


Funding application guidance documents

Coming soon


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