Runner up winners

Enniscorthy Community Allotments has been honoured at the annual Pride of Place community awards on Friday evening in Armagh City. The allotments came runner up in the ‘Community Wellbeing Initiative: Holistic’ category. 

The allotments lost out to Banteer Community Groups, County Cork.

The awards, hosted by UTV’s Pamela Ballentine, took place in in front of 400 community volunteers from across the island. The awards were delivered in partnership with Armagh, Banbridge, and Craigavon Borough Council.

Sponsored by IPB Insurance, the Pride of Place competition was initiated 21 years ago though a Co-operation Ireland programme to acknowledge the invaluable work undertaken by volunteers and those involved in local community development. 

It has grown into the largest competition recognising community development achievements on the island of Ireland.