Volunteers are the glue of our community. Every year, Skerries Community Association awards a prize to an individual or a group of volunteers. You can read more about the award and in particular about Jim Quigley here.
2021: Volunteer Couple of the Year: Michael (Mick) and Noeleen Bolger
Recognition of couple’s volunteering contribution to Skerries life.
2020: Volunteer of the Year: Ronan O’Callaghan…
… for starting the community response to Covid-19 in our town
2019: Voluntary Group of the Year: Skerries Tidy Towns “Adopt A Patch”
2018: Voluntary Group of the Year: Skerries Youth Support Services (SYSS)
2017: Voluntary Group of the Year: Skerries Water Safety
2016: Volunteer of the Year: Diarmuid Ó Súilleabháin, Skerries Café Craiceálta
2015: Volunteer of the Year: Kay Coleman, Skerries Chamber of Commerce
2014: Young Volunteer of the Year: Rebecca O’Reilly, Foróige
2013: Voluntary Group of the Year: An Post Rás – Skerries Stage End Committee
2012: Volunteer of the Year: Gerry Besseling, various activities over the years including his work for the Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day, the Bridge Club (founder member, treasurer and more), bowling club, and local historian
2011: Young Volunteer of the Year: Avril Noble, “Charity Begins at Home” shop, Thursday Club (now Guerrilla Gardeners)
2010: Voluntary Group of the Year: Adopt-A-Beach . Emily Diebold receiving the award.
2009: Volunteer of the Year: Sheila Brennan, Scoil Realt na Mara’s Parents’ Council, Skerries Community Preschool and Skerries Community Games
Page last updated: 29 June 2022.