Sunday, 18th March 2018
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Now in its 13th year the awards was set up to recognise and celebrate the commitment and vibrancy of the community and voluntary sector in Waterford City & County and to recognise the value of the voluntary contribution made by community and voluntary groups in their localities.

The Categories for 2017 awards are:

Arts & Culture – Sponsored by BHP Insurances

Community & Civic Pride – Sponsored by Local Link Waterford

Community/Social Enterprise – Sponsored by Waterford Local Enterprise Office

Environment– Sponsored by Waterford City & County Council

Healthy, Active & Youth – Sponsored by Glanbia

Social Inclusion – Sponsored by Bus Éireann

Mayor of Waterford City & County Council Award – Sponsored by Waterford City & County Council


Billy Mc Carthy Award for Outstanding Work by an Individual in the Community – Sponsored by WLRfm

The 2017 Brochure is once again sponsored by Dungarvan Credit Union

Each category winner, runners up and individual award winner will receive prizes.

The Winner of the Waterford City & County Mayors Award will be chosen from the 6 category winners and will represent Waterford in the 2018 All Ireland Pride of Place Competition.

We would like to encourage all eligible groups to enter the scheme and to vote for the heroes in their community. Winners will be announced at the gala ceremony on November 23rd in The Woodlands Hotel, Waterford and will be presented on the night by WLRfms Oliver Carroll and Mary O’ Neill. Delegates from ALL nominated groups/nominees will be invited to attend the ceremony for a sit down banquet.

The Award scheme is open NOW for nominations and will close on SATURDAY 30th September 2017.

For a copy of the Nomination Forms & Guidelines please visit the Awards page on OR

Muriel Tobin, Waterford Community & Voluntary Awards, Civic Offices, Dungarvan, Co Waterford. Tel: 058-21198, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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