The Longford Community Games Area and Volunteer awards were presented at a very successful gala awards ceremony in the Rustic Inn, Abbeyshrule last Saturday night.
Longford County Council Cathaoirleach Cllr Mick Cahill and Cllr Micheál Carrigy were among the guests, along with Michael Meaney, representing Longford Community Games sponsors Pat The Baker.
National Community Games Secretary Jude Feehan commended Longford Community Games participants and volunteers for their loyalty to the organisation.
Mr Feehan congratulated Ballymahon/Forgney Community Games on winning the All-Ireland Best Area Award in 2015 and wished them every success at the National Awards ceremony in Ballinasloe on Saturday, November 26 next.
Overall Awards presented
Golden Jubilee Volunteer nominee: Pat Horkan, Kenagh
Youth Volunteer: Conor English, Lanesboro
Adult Volunteer: Michelle Mulvey, Carrickedmond
Small Area Award: Newtowncashel
Large Area Award: Ballymahon/Forgney