03 Jul 2022

Winner announced of Children & Youth category in Laois Community & Voluntary Awards

Winner announced of Children & Youth category in Laois Community & Voluntary Awards

Oughaval AC, winner of the Children & Youth Community award

The Laois Community and Voluntary Awards Children & Youth Award recognises groups and organisations which have a positive impact on the lives of children and young people in Laois.

The nominees in this category were:

  • Timahoe & Stradbally United
  • Ballyroan Blue Stars Juvenile
  • Oughaval Athletic Club

The Runner-up in this category was: Ballyroan Blue Stars Juvenile

And the Winner of the Laois Community & Voluntary Award 2021 in the Children & Youth Category is: Oughaval Athletic Club.

The judge for this category is Sarah Clancy, Clare PPN.

She commented that: "Each group showed great resilience in responding to Covid and are a testament to the hard work and dedication of volunteers, parents and the children involved, but because of the sheer variety of opportunities for participation in so many different activities and for the cross community involvement Oughavale Athletics Club just pips at the post".

The awards which are supported by the Laois Volunteer Centre and the Leinster Express were streamed live on Friday, February 11 on the Laois County Council website and Facebook page.

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.

Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.