Monday, June 26, 2017

PRIDE OF PLACE WINNERS 2016

Read the full article in Issue 56 - Winter 2016/’17 of ‘Changing Ireland’!
Flick through the pages or download the PDF here: http://bit.ly/CI-Iss56-Winter2016-17
PRIDE OF 
PLACE WINNERS

   Pride of Place is an all-island competition that acknowledges the work that communities are doing all over the island of Ireland.
   “The competition is about showing respect and inclusion for every sector in our communities, young, old, rich or poor and creating communities to which the people are proud to say they belong,” says Tom Dowling, former Meath County Manager and Chairman and Founder of the Pride of Place Initiative.



MAIN COMPETITION WINNERS 2016

Pop. up to 300: Broadford Development Association, Co Limerick.
Pop. 300-1000: Clonbur Community Council, Co Galway.
Pop. 1,000-2,000: Borris Tidy Towns, Co Carlow.
Pop. 2,000-5,000: Moate Action Group, Co Westmeath
Pop. Over 5,000: Douglas Community Association, Co Cork.
Age Friendly Community Initiative: McAuley Place, Naas, Co Kildare.

Community Social Enterprise: Meath River Rescue, Co Meath.

Community Business Enterprise Initiative: Ferbane Food Campus, Co O aly.
Communities Reaching out Initiative: Integration & Support Unit, Waterford City,Co    Waterford.
Housing Estates: Three Drives Family Resource Centre, Tipperary Town, Co Tipperary.
Islands and Coastal Communities: Clogherhead Development Group, Co Louth. 
Urban Neighbourhoods: Dominic’s Community Centre, Tallaght.


CITIES COMPETITION 

Neighbourhoods Under 1,000: Glór na Móna, Belfast.
Neighbourhoods 1,000-2,000: Stoneybatter Heritage Village, Dublin.
Neighbourhoods Over 2,000: East Belfast Community Development Agency, Belfast
Age Friendly Community Initiative: Mahon CDP Agelink, Cork.
Community Enterprise Initiative: Foyle Down Syndrome Trust, Derry.
Community Arts Initiative: Blue Teapot Theatre Company, Galway.


SPECIAL AWARDS


Cities Competition 

1. Play Resource Warehouse, Belfast
2. Saol Café, Galway.

Main Competition
1. Liskennett Farm – St Joseph’s Foundation, Granagh, Co. Limerick
2. Mulhuddart Motocross Project, Fingal Co. Dublin
3. Trinity Arts Project, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon
4. Wexford Marine Watch. 


Special Council Award: Dublin City Council. 

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