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Who can Join?

To qualify for membership of Cork PPN your group/organisation must:

  • Be active in Cork City
  • Have more than five (5) members
  • Be non-party political and non-sectarian
  • Be a minimum of one year in existence
  • If a company limited by guarantee, the organisation must be not for profit
  • If requested, be able to establish your bona fides as a community or voluntary group /organisation (for example, does your group/organisation have a set of rules, a constitution or terms of reference. If not, maybe you have minutes of meetings, a website or a brochure / leaflet about your group/organisation)

    Groups/organisations registering under the Environment Sector must be be validated by the Environmental Pillar at a national level. In general Tidy Town Committees are not regarded as eligible to join the Environment Sector and should join the Community & Voluntary Sector instead)

Please note groups formed around specific local issues are not eligible for PPN membership, for example, groups formed around opposition to a particular local planning application. In the event of a dispute regarding eligibility, the PPN Secretariat will determine eligibility for membership.