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In Pictures: Glorious Castle Durrow hosts first Midlands Regional PPN since Covid-19

Laois PPN hosted the first in person Midlands Regional PPN Meeting since before Covid-19.

The MRPPN allows the PPNS of the Midlands to share information and work in collaboration on projects and policies.

The MRPPN is an invaluable network for PPN’s based in the Midlands.

The meeting of the Midlands Regional PPN took place on Thursday the April 7 in Castle Durrow.

Paddy Buggy of Laois PPN Secretariat Member said: “It was a great privilege to welcome to Laois for our first in person meeting in 2 years the PPN representatives of counties Kildare, Offaly and Westmeath.

“The event was a great success with topics pertinent to people’s lives discussed and actions agreed.”

Dan Bergin, Resource Worker with Laois PPN, said: “It was fantastic to be able to meet with our colleagues from the PPNs in Kildare, Offaly and Westmeath in the wonderful setting of Castle Durrow.

“Vincent Booth, Laois PPN Secretariat Member and Secretary of Portlaoise Tidy Towns gave a visual presentation on the transformative work carried out by Portlaoise Tidy Towns in collaboration with Laois County Council over the last 10 years.

“This work cumulated in Portlaoise being recognized nationally in 2021 at the IBAL Awards and the Tidy Town Awards.

“The MRPPN is a great forum for PPN’s in the Midlands to share ideas and work together to achieve common goals.”

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