TWO TOP AWARDS IN TWO DAYS FOR THE PEACE LINK

20 November 2015 No Comments by The Northern Standard

By Cianna McNally

The iconic multi-million euro Clones sports complex The Peace Link won two prestigious national awards in the space of two days last week.

The facility, which only opened in September last year, represented Monaghan County Council at the Chambers Ireland Excellence in Local Government Awards last Thursday night, 12th November, and was selected as the winner under the heading of Supporting Active Communities.

The Peace Link faced competition from three other local authorities that were also shortlisted in this category, Leitrim Co Council, South Dublin Co Council and Limerick City and Co Council. The judging panel were very impressed with the high calibre of entries and competition for a place on the shortlist was extremely tough.

These presentations are hosted by Chambers Ireland in partnership with the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government. This awards ceremony is held to recognise community initiatives which support and encourage communities to work for and with one another. Speaking to The Northern Standard, Cathaoirleach of Monaghan Co Council Noel Keelan described the win as “a good news day” for…

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