Patrick Kavanagh Country won the runner up prize in the ‘Community Arts Initiative’ section of the 2013 ‘Pride of Place’ awards. These were presented at ‘The Venue’ in Derry city on Saturday night last. The judges were impressed by the dedication of the Inniskeen Enterprise Development Group in promoting the literary heritage of Patrick Kavanagh and preserving the environment of this picturesque village.
Pictured at the award ceremony, from left to right is, Cllr. Martin Reilly, Mayor of Derry; Cllr. Sean Conlon, Mayor of Monaghan; Geraldine Martin and Joe Callan from the Kavanagh Centre, Rosaleen Kearney, Centre Administrator; Ronan Foley, Chief Executive IPB Insurance, Christopher J. Moran, Chairman Co Operation Ireland and Tom Dowling, Chairman Pride of Place.
Congratulations to everyone in Inniskeen who helped make the award possible.