All Ireland Pride of Place Awards

All Island Pride of Place Competition

Annual Awards Ceremony 2023

Ireland’s most prestigious community awards takes place in Armagh tonight, Friday 10th November, 2023, when Armagh, Banbridge, and Craigavon Borough Council will proudly host the All Island Pride of Place awards 2023 at the Armagh City Hotel.

Organised by peacebuilding charity Co-operation Ireland and sponsored by IPB Insurance, the All Island Pride of Place awards showcase and celebrate exceptional community development efforts.

This year marks the 21st anniversary of the awards, and the event will be hosted by the UTV’s Pamela Ballentine.

These awards honour the remarkable contributions of individuals and groups dedicated to improving their local neighbourhoods, creating better places to live, work, and socialise.

Local authorities from across the island of Ireland nominate groups that have made a significant impact in enhancing their communities through collective effort.

For 2023, Laois County Council nominated:

Camross Community Association in the Population Under 500 category

Stradbally, Vicarstown, Timahoe Wellness Hub in the Communty Wellbeing category

Both showcased its community champions superbly, when they greeted the Pride of Place Judges on Wednesday and Thursday, 19th & 20th July this year.

The Awards Ceremony will be livestreamed from 7pm tomorrow evening and you are welcome to watch the live stream by logging into the following link:


You can also tweet using the hashtag #ipbpop2023

We wish them both the very best of luck in this years competition.

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