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Live updates from Armagh I’s People of the Year Awards

Tonight’s the night! We’ve been been gearing up for this event for months – and now it’s here!

Armagh I’s People of the Year awards are being held at a venue that’s simply out of this world….the Armagh Observatory and Planetarium.

Kicking off at 6:30pm, with a drinks reception, the awards ceremony begins in earnest at 7:30pm.

And we’re delighted to have the evening hosted by Cool FM’s Rebecca McKinney, with music from Martin Rafferty.

Follow live updates from the event below. Categories and finalists are as follows:

Good Neighbour Award (sponsored by Killeen Hardware)

Sue Bloomer and Joanne Hale
Helen Stevenson and Jamie Stevenson

Inspirational Young Person (sponsored by Morgan McLernon)

Letisha Conn
Kerrie Finnegan

Sports Person of the Year (sponsored by McShane Packaging)

Paul Carvill
Donald Renaghan

Carer of the Year (sponsored by Sealmax Roofing)

Elaine Allen
Catriona Kelly

Community Impact Award (sponsored by Aonach Mhacha)

Lorraine Grimley
Maria O’Grady and Fidelma Fearon

Agri Champion (sponsored by Redrock Machinery)

Livingstone Family
Richard Powell

Inspirational Educator of the Year (Sally McNally’s)

Andrew Glenny
Aideen O’Braonain

Tourism & Hospitality Champion (J.D Hunter and Co.)

Aileen McKee
Donna Fox

Overcoming Adversity Award (Traynors)

Katie Creegan
Ryan Taylor

Emergency Services Hero of the Year (sponsored by The Mortgage Shop, Portadown)

Dr. Michael Burney
Lough Neagh Rescue

Special Recognition, Lifetime Achievement Award (sponsored by Sean Cavanagh and Co.)

Hugh Duggan
Paul Walker

Download the event programme here

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