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Countdown to Roscrea People Awards

Friday, 4th January, 2019 12:14pm
Countdown to Roscrea People Awards

The awards ceremony takes place next Wednesday.

Countdown to Roscrea People Awards

The awards ceremony takes place next Wednesday.

The award winners for the upcoming Roscrea People of the Year 2018 Awards have been named. Sponsored by Bernies SuperValu with associate sponsorship from Roscrea Heritage Society, Roscrea Credit Union and RockTop Consulting the awards evening will be held at Racket Hall Hotel, Wednesday, January 9th, starting at 7.30pm.

 

This year's award winners are:

Roscrea Citizen of the Year: Barney Hogan, the Mall Flats for so many community tasks performed constantly with no fuss through out the year; Roscrea Neighbour of the Year: John Curry, Sheehane who epitomizes what a good neighbour is; Andrew Walsh: Chairman of Roscrea Youth Centre and community activist and supporter on so many fronts; Colaiste Phobal, Ros Cre: Junior Camogie team Munster and All-Ireland Champions; Shane O’Hara: European and Irish Champion Dart Player.

 

Citations (honouring those who have already received People of the Year Awards): Dom Laurence Walsh, celebrating seventy years as a monk of Mt St Joseph and author of the newly published, Sli na Manach; The Ann Callanan School of Dancing for winning the senior 8-Hand Ceili Dancing competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in Drogheda. The winning team included Cloe Hayes, Molly Murphy, Leona Bowe, Danielle Bowe, Emma Vuyk, Nicole Cooper, Aoife Gilligan and Laoise Vuyk; The Lions Club of Roscrea for fifty years of service to the community.

 

Full citations for all will be published in the awards booklet which will be available on the night. 

 

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