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2020 IPB Pride of Place Awards Ceremony will take place on Saturday the 21 November at 7pm

An Garda Síochána are delighted to participate in the 2020 IPB Pride of Place Awards Ceremony which will take place on Saturday the 21st November at 7pm hosted by Marty Morrissey. 

The awards will be streamed from the Pride of Place website: www.prideofplace.ie.
This is a collective nomination and represents the sheer enormity of positive community collaboration, partnership and true pride of place in the district.  Congratulations to each and every participant for the commitment to so many activities that show off the best of what #D8 has to offer.
Examples of the work included in the presentation being recognised include:

  •   LoveD8,
  •   Cherished Equally Youth Programme on Peace and Reconciliation,
  •   Plastic Snake Project,
  •   Iveagh Trust Community Choir,
  •   Cabbage Garden Interagency work,
  •   Road Safety Days,
  •   Community Clean-up Days,
  •   Street Feast events,
  •   Multiple musical concerts raising funds for charitable causes including Master of the Music (Saint Patrick’s Cathedral) and artists like Glen Hansard and Lisa O’Neill,
  •   World Refugee Day Welcome Dinner,
  •   ForgetMeNots Christmas Concert,
  •   History educational programmes including focus groups with local schools,
  •   Adults with support needs accessing tailor made programmes for tourism and education,
  •   Over 55’s service links days,
  •   Food support programmes, 
  •   European Day of Sustainable Communities,
  •   Spark Change Programmes (celebrating the achievements related to the sustainable development goals)
  •   CRiTiCall (response to domestic abuse surge during Covid-19 restrictions – ongoing),
  •   Covid-19 support initiatives,
  •   D8 Community Refugee Sponsorship Scheme

………….and many, many more