Just five days remaining for Mayor’s Awards nominations

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The Mayor of Galway City, Cllr. Pearce Flannery has reminded people in the city that the closing date for this year’s Mayor’s Awards is 10th April 2018.

The Mayor is urging people to get nominating and to celebrate the fantastic work of volunteers across the spectrum of community life in the city.

This is the 15th year that the Awards have been celebrated and Cllr. Flannery called on  Galway people to make it the best ever.

Nominations are invited to acknowledge the contribution made in Galway City by either individual volunteers or organisations.

The closing date for nominations is 10th April 2018 and nomination forms are available from City Hall, the libraries in the city and to download from www.galwaycity.ie

The eight individual Mayor’s Awards are:

  • Arts, Culture, Heritage & Cúrsaí Gaeilge Award
  • Residents & Local Areas Award
  • Community Service & Social Inclusion Award
  • Older Volunteer of the Year Award
  • Environmental Sustainability Award
  • Sports Volunteer of the Year Award
  • Children and Youth Support Award
  • Young Volunteer of the Year

In addition Mayor Flannery will present the Galway City Council Volunteer of the Year Award to one deserving recipient.

Each of the Award winners will receive a unique, commissioned Galway Crystal trophy and a payment of €500. All nominees will receive a specially designed certificate at the Awards ceremony to be held in May in the Galmont Hotel.