The Community Impact Award recognises inspiring people who have made a significant difference to community life in County Armagh.
For example, a particular project or cause that has changed the community for the better by improving relations and promoting a shared society.
Last year’s winners were Maria O’Grady and Fidelma Fearon founders of the Hiking Hens walking group. They were been nominated by Teresa McPolin, on behalf of all the group’s members. She said the pair give up a lot of their time and go “above and beyond” to make the hikes enjoyable.
“This walking initiative is for women to get together, meet new people, have a chat, a laugh and a cuppa at the summit,”
Do you know someone equally as inspiring working to improve the community you live in?
Community Impact Award (sponsored by Aonach Mhacha)
Recognises individuals making a significant difference to community life. For example, a particular project or cause that has changed the community for the better by improving relations and promoting a shared society.
(a) outline the project.
(b) demonstrate how without this project the community would be worse off.
(c) demonstrate a commitment towards improving community relations and a more united and shared society.
Please note that only the information you submit can be considered when shortlisting, vague nominations may not be shortlisted.
To give your nomination the best chance, please include as much detail as possible about their work.
The shortlisting panel will not be able to consider information already in the public domain or prior knowledge of the individual.
Finalists will be announced on December 14, when public voting for those finalists will also open, with public voting closing on December 28, 2022.
The winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony in Armagh Observatory and Planetarium hosted by Northern Ireland’s very own weatherman Barra Best on February 2, 2023.