Awards ceremony at Farmleigh House on Tuesday
Volunteers from all 32 counties were honoured the annual Volunteers in Sport Awards, hosted by the Federation of Irish Sport, in partnership with EBS, in Farmleigh House, Dublin yesterday (Tuesday)
The Volunteers in Sport Awards were created to recognise the contributions, commitment and dedication of the 450,000 volunteers who give their time to Irish sport each year. This equates to approximately 37.3 million hours of volunteering across Ireland’s 14,000 registered sports clubs and associations.
The Midlands winners were:
Laois: Pat Kelly Athletics St. Abbans Athletics Club
Offaly: Yvonne Tierney, Swimming, Ballinamere Special Olympics Club
Westmeath: Eugene Dolan, GAA, St Pauls GFC Clonmellon