Paul O’Raw provides training, mentoring and facilitation for a wide range of groups and organisations as illustrated in the list below. All services provided are designed specifically according to client requirements.

Client Service Provided
Cromane Community Council Community consultation and planning to produce a 5-yr socio-economic plan for the community.


Pinewood Resident’s Association Feasibility study, funded through SKDP Leader, for the renovation of an old basketball court as a community recreation area.


Caherdaniel Japanese Knotweed Group Facilitating the first meeting of all the project partners; community, landowners and agencies to formally establish the group.


Kerry County Council; Ballyduff,

Cahericveen & Milltown

Mentoring programme with communities to identify local priorities, develop communications and agree a new community representative committee.
UCD HSE Mental Health Engagement Programme Working as part of a UCD team designing and delivering a 5-day programme under the HSE Mental Health Engagement Strategy. As part of this Paul O’Raw prepared and delivered a 1-day training session on Effective Meetings in each of the 9 HSE/ CHO Areas throughout the country for members of Community Health Forums (Mental Health Service users, family members and carers).
North, East & West Kerry Development A 1-day training workshop for a range of community and voluntary groups on Governance, the Charities Regulator and Legal Structures for community and voluntary organisations
Music Ministry Together A 1-day facilitated session with the Music Ministry Team to review progress, to identify new developments and to prepare a code of conduct for the organisation
Chester Beatty Library Half-day workshops for library facilitators who deliver a range of arts workshops, to reflect upon their facilitation skills and practice
Kerry County Council; Age-Friendly Strategy Preparation of draft Kerry Age-Friendly Strategy, consultation with agencies and with community and voluntary sector.
PPN Access for All Workshop Preparation and facilitation of a workshop consulting with people with a disability and related services and agencies, to develop policy proposals for the Strategic Policy Committees of Kerry County Council.
Ballyhoura Development Ltd (Cork/ Limerick)


Training workshop for community and voluntary organisations on Appropriate Structures, the Charities Regulator and the Governance Code. Also training workshop on Applying for Grants.
South & East Cork Area Development An evening training session for community and voluntary organisations on governance matters, recruiting new members and funding.
West Limerick Resources Audit of community halls and facilities http://www.pauloraw.ie/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/final-WLR-halls-and-facilities-survey.pdf
West Limerick Resources A series of mentoring sessions with community councils in Knockaderry, Mungret and Ballyhahill, Co Limerick
West Limerick Resources Design and delivery of a range of once-off workshops and training courses for community groups
Outdoor Education Ireland Network Facilitation of a review and planning day with members of OEI network
IRD Duhallow Training workshops for resident’s associations
Kerry Public Participation Network Design and presentation of a series of community information on supports available to groups
West Cork Development Training for resident’s associations
St John of Gods Dublin Committee effectiveness training for staff




Paul O’Raw      pjoraw@hotmail.com     Mob 087 2317204