Courtmacsherry Community Shop and Celtic Ross announced as finalists in Awards

Posted on: 17th January, 2017

Category: News

Contributor: West Cork People

It has been an extraordinary year for entries for the Community and Council Awards 2017 with over 200 nominations received and over 120 entries shortlisted across the 22 categories. Courtmacsherry Community Shop has been shortlisted under the Best Community Based Initiative category whilst the Celtic Ross Hotel has been shortlisted under Best Irish Business working in the Community.

Among the awards to be presented on February 4 at the Gala Awards Ceremony in Dublin are Council of the Year, Community Volunteer of the Year, Best Educational Building, Best Civil Engineering Project, Local Sports Club of the Year and the National Impact Award.

Now in its eleventh year, the Community and Council Awards, presented by IPB Insurance and LAMA, have grown in popularity across the nation, providing an important platform to recognise and reward communities and councils who are working together to deliver excellence in development and recreational projects. The Awards have been expanding and developing annually, thus reflecting the changes in our contemporary society.

  A full list of finalists is available at: www.lamaawards.org.

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One last opportunity to view this multi award winning play at Skibbereen Town Hall, on Saturday 14th of April, before the finals.

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