Roscrea People of the Year Night
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Memories From The Rosrea People Of The Year Awards
Once again Bernies SuperValu were the main sponsors with associate sponsorship coming from Roscrea Credit Union, Frank Murray Builders and others.
Rita Fletcher, Josie Cunningham and Josie Delaney pictured at the Roscrea People Of the Year Awards.
One of the most popular award recipients at the recent people of the year awards was Jo Jo Cunningham. Jo Jo is pictured here with the special guest for the occasion, Brian Keating
The Colaiste Phobal All-Ireland U16 Badminton Champions received a Roscrea People Of the Year Award on Thursday last for their endeavours. They are pictured with the evening’s special guest and sponsors of the event representing Super Valu and Roscrea Credit Union.
Brian Colclough (Super Valu), Brian King (Roscrea Credit Union), John McCabe, Andrew Cullen, Tony O’Connor, Darragh Tomlinson and Brian Keating (Special Guest)
Dick Conroy was a popular recipient of the “Roscrea People of The Year Award” recently. Dick received his awards for helping Roscrea Comhaltas produce a book to celebrate their 50th anniversary celebrations. Dick is pictured with his wife Mary and members of the book committee, Anne and Kay.
Anne Feehan, Mary Conroy, Dick Conroy and Kay Browne.
Tommy Shanahan was overjoyed with his “Roscrea People of the Year Award”. Tommy is pictured (centre) with his family and neighbours from Assumption Park
Bernie McGinn who received a Roscrea People of the year award on Thursday last. Bernie is pictured here celebrating her achievement with her family and friends.
The 2012 award winners are:
· St Cronan’s Church of Ireland community celebrating the bi-centenary of its church building.
· Tadgh Kirby, North Tipperary Carer of the Year, for his commitment and love.
· Jo Jo Cunningham, a shining light and an example of all that is good in our community.
· Tommy Shanahan, for the joy he gives to the Roscrea diaspora with his Facebook creation ‘Well Kid, I’m from Roscrea’.
· Dick Conroy, for his Comhaltas commitment and editing of the commemorative volume.
· Bernie McGinn, for her indomitable spirit and her work for the Irish Cancer Society.
· Roscrea Heritage Award (sponsored by RHS); Professor Willie Smyth, Bournea parish and Cork, co-editor of the award-winning book, The Atlas of the Great Irish Famine, and for his chapter therein on Roscrea Workhouse.
Awarded to people and institutions that have already received a People of the Year award:
· CCE Ros Cre
a) For its 50 years of entertainment and leadership
b) Darragh Carey-Kennedy, All-Ireland Fleadh Cheoil winner
c) The Scoraioch team, All-Ireland Fleadgh Cheoil winners
· Colaiste Phobal u16 Badminton Team for their All-Ireland victory
· Inane Rovers and their outstanding successes on the field in 2012