Announcing National Heritage Week Event Award Winners

Well done to all entrants in the National Heritage Week event awards. There was a huge increase in submissions this year which is great to see. We are delighted to announce the winners in each category as follows:

Best Overall Event

Event: Thatching “The Nook Cottage” Before & After
Organisers: Margaret Flanagan, Coole Country Cottages

Best Interactive Event

Event: Fabulous Foraging and Brilliant Biodiversity
Organisers: Abby McSherry, Action for Biodiversity Project

Most Innovative Event

Event: Thatching “The Nook Cottage” Before & After
Organisers: Margaret Flanagan, Coole Country Cottages

Best Childrens Event Tyrellspass Festival
Organisers: Tyrellpass Festival Committee, C/O Deirdre O’Brien McGivney

Best Community Group/ENGO/Individual

Event: Glinsk Centenary: The Birth Of A Community
Organisers: Martin Ward, “Glinsk 100”,Glinsk Community Dev. Soc. Ltd

A big thank you to all those who submitted entries. The standard was very high and as much as we’d like to, we can’t give an award to everyone. Our winners demonstrated great commitment, enthusiasm and imagination regarding the ideas, execution, organisation and publicity of their events. For more info about the winning events see below.

Well done to the over 850 event organisers that took part in National Heritage Week this year. Roll on Heritage Week 2013!

For full info about the winning events click here