AUDIO: National Secretary Jude Feehan pays tribute to Longford Community Games volunteers and to Ballymahon/Forgney on their All-Ireland success

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AUDIO: National Secretary Jude Feehan pays tribute to Longford Community Games volunteers and to Ballymahon/Forgney on their All-Ireland success

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