Roscommon Women’s Network (RWN) is a local community project and charity dedicated to supporting women and families throughout county Roscommon, especially the most marginalised.  It’s innovative, Drop-In Resource Centre, Social Enterprise Charity Shop, Training Services and Project Match Castlerea, addresses many individual and community needs.  They connect and engage with not just women but every member of the community experiencing disadvantage through the Resource centre, Outreach and Predevelopment work.  They support the progression of women from engagement to active participation.


Unit 5 The Old Mill, Castlerea, Co Roscommon

Tel 094 96 21690
Email info [at] rwn.ie
Web rwn.ie


Monday 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm


Roscommon Women’s Network are currently piloting a Textile Upcycling Training Project. As part of RWN’s Environmental Strategy, they are hoping to reduce the unsold textiles that are generated by their charity shop by upcycling these textile items into different products for sale! Participants in the project and the RWN Voluntary Management Committee developed the ‘CycleUp’ brand and logo to market the upcycled products.  RWN empower women to achieve sustainable development and to achieve individual or common goals.  Their work with individual women benefits the women themselves, their families and their communities.

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Our funders

EPA National Waste Prevention Programme

CRNI supports its members and works to mainstream reuse thanks to core funding provided by the EPA under the National Waste Prevention Programme.

For more information about the programme see here.

Project Funding

Pilot Northern Ireland Reuse and Repair Network

CRNI received funding from the Department of Agriculture, Environment and rural Affairs in 2020 to carry out a pilot establishing a reuse and repair network in Northern Ireland.

For more information about the project see here.

Qualification and Quantification of Reuse

CRNI is part of a research consortium working on the Q2Reuse project, which aims to develop a methodology for the qualification and quantification of reuse. This project will be concluded in 2021.

For more information about the project see here.