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The PEACEPLUS Consultation Process

Donegal County Council’s new PEACEPLUS Action Plan 2022- 2027 : Schedule of Public Consultations


Donegal County Council is coordinating a consultation process with the wider community to develop a  PEACEPLUS Local Community Action Plan for Donegal. The Plan, informed by a local community engagement process, ‌will enable and empower communities to assist in the development of priority projects and programmes for Donegal under the PEACEPLUS Programme, which will result in shared and inclusive local services, facilities and spaces; and make a significant and lasting contribution to peace and reconciliation.



Public Consultation Stage 3 Process

Stage 1&2 of the consultation process is now complete. This included a number of public and online events taking place across each Municipal District from February to June 2023, alongside an online survey, and the publication of an indicative Report.


The aim of Stage 1 engagement process was to identify needs, gaps, and strategic opportunities by developing concept ideas to feed into the formulation of a co-designed action plan for Donegal. Prioritising where delivery may have most impact, and where peace building, transformation and cultural diversity needs may be greatest.



Stage 2 invited you to further engage by taking part in information sessions. These events presented the findings of Stage 1 and provided the opportunity to further input by submitting Concept Forms to formally gather ideas relevant to this programme and assist the Partnership in creating a list of project ideas that might fit with the funding opportunity under PEACEPLUS Theme 1.1.



The co-design process to date has included:


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Following the completion of Stage 1 & 2, we are now commencing the final Stage 3 Public Consultation Events, to submit an application to SEUPB by a closing date of 14th December 2023.


We will continue to work with all stakeholders in identifying  projects to be included in the submission to SEUPB. We would like to invite you to participate in the final round of workshops to finalise the development around projects on a thematic basis. Stage 3 workshops will discuss the final steps of co-design for Themes Two and Three; and for Theme One provide information on the submission process including criteria.


 Date and times of next Stage 3 Consultation Event 


The next workshop will take place on Monday 25th September, at Letterkenny Public Service Centre. This event follows on from previous Stage 3 workshops in each Municipal District which presented the findings of the returned concept forms and survey.

At this up coming event an overview of possible projects for Themes Two and Three will be presented , followed by discussions to further assist in formulating a Co-Designed Plan for Donegal.







Theme Two & Three

Children and Young People


Theme Two

Environment, Arts and Cultural Expression


Theme Two

Isolation, Health and Well being


Theme Two & Three

Civic Events, Social Inclusion, and Participation


Theme Two

Cultural Competence and Decision-Making


Theme Two

History, Heritage and Culture










Download stage one Indicative Report & Stage 3 Presentations 


PEACEPLUS Plan Indicative Report Stage 1





PEACEPLUS Stage 3 :Theme 1 Presentation

PEACEPLUS Stage 3 Themes 2 & 3 Presentation


 Please read the PEACEPLUS background and briefing at relevant websites including SEUPB and Donegal County Council.


PEACEPLUS Survey Closed 

An online survey is now available to allow you to have your say or share your views on the development of Donegal’s Local PEACEPLUS Action Plan. This ensures that it reflects the needs and aspirations of individual citizens, local businesses, community and voluntary organisations and other key stakeholders within the County.

 Click here to complete the survey (Closed)


It will take no longer than 10 minutes to complete.


Email: [email protected] or Tel: 07491 53900 for further information.


See the Council's website for updates:


Donegal County Council wishes to thank all those who contribute to this consultation Process, your input is invaluable to the development of the PEACEPLUS Action Plan for Donegal.


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 ‌‌‌This project will be funded by the European Union’s PEACEPLUS Programme managed by the Special EU Programmes Body.