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

  • Be active in Cork City for 1 year or more
  • Have more than five (5) members
  • Be non-party political and non-sectarian
  • If a company limited by guarantee, the organisation must be not for profit
  • If requested, be able to establish your genuine existence as a community or voluntary group /organisation, e.g. with

    – A set of rules
    – A constitution or terms of reference
    – Minutes of meetings
    – A website or social media presence (e.g. Facebook Page, Twitter Account, etc)
    – A brochure / leaflet about your group/organisation


Notes on Registrations

  • Groups/organisations registering under the Environment Pillar must be be validated by the Environmental Pillar at a national level. All this requires is for us to contact them to ensure you meet the criteria that has been set down. For details visit
  • In general Tidy Town Committees are not regarded as eligible to join the Environment Sector and should join the Community & Voluntary Sector instead
  • 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