Recipients of RehabCare Mayo People of the Year Awards 2018 announced

Posted in Connect on October 18, 2018.

THE recipients of the 2018 Mayo People of the Year Awards have been announced at a press conference at Breaffy House Hotel, Castebar, this evening.

The event, now in its 26th year, is organised annually by Mayo RehabCare, Mayo County Council and The Connaught Telegraph.

The awards will be presented at the gala banquet in Breaffy House Hotel, Castlebar, on Friday night, November 23, and tickets for the event are now available from Edel Cadden at RehabCare, Breaffy Road, Castlebar.

The Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council, Councillor Blackie Gavin, praised all the award winners.

The recipients in the various categories are as follows.


SPECIAL AWARDS – Joint Young Person of the Year

Sara McFadden, Turlough & Jack Cronin, Ballina

Special Merit Award

Kaya Jelinaka

Youth Club of the Year

Ardagh Foroige Club

Sports Club of the Year

Claremorris Colts RFC and founding members

Mayo Diaspora Award

Martin Maloney, a native of Pulathomas, Belmullet

Gradam na Gaeilge Award

Oonagh Ní Chéilleachair Uí Shúilleabháin has been nominated posthumously for the award.

Business Community Liaison Award

Brendan Mellett, Claremorris

Hall of Fame

Sean Horkan, Castlebar


Claremorris Agricultural Show Committee

The former Castlebar St. Patrick’s Day Committee

Castlebar Le Cheile Centre

Dublin2Mayo Tractor Run committee

Marita Murtagh

Clodagh Campion

Lahardane Live

Shelia Moffatt

Steve Dunford

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