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Thursday, 17 November 2016

Saleen and District District Residents are Joint Second best Heritage Project at twelfth Annual Pride in Our Community Competition


Members of Saleen & District Residents Association Jerry & Stella O’Brien who won second Place Heritage Project at the Muintir na Tire Pride in Our Community Awards included are: Annette Lane Chairman Muintir County Mayor Seamus McGrath and Lisa Murphy Cork County Council.
Saleen and District District Residents Association  have won an award at the 12th Annual Muintir na Tire Pride in our Community Awards held in Oriel House Ballincollig. Their Project to erect Heritage Plaques on Historical and Geographical landmarks giving a brief description of them on a local heritage walk. was widely praised by the Judges

Speaking at the Awards Mayor of County Cork Councillor Seamus McGrath congratulated them and said that it was great to see the effort being put in by them and other community groups in developing locally-based Amenity/ Projects which are of long-term benefit to their local community all over County Cork’

Mr Sean Holland Chairman of the organising committee was keen to point out that competition also seeks to make local people conscious of their local environment and promotes litter free communities. He said the competition is open to all voluntary groups in County Cork. Sean added that the organisers had simplified the competition after consulting with local groups. He urged any group that were planning a project or were maintaining an existing project to consider entering the competition

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