SCOTSHOUSE SHINES AT IPB PRIDE OF PLACE AWARDS

6 December 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Scotshouse was honoured at the annual Co-operation Ireland Pride of Place awards in Kilkenny last Saturday night, 30th November, where they beat off stiff competition from across the whole of Ireland to take the runners-up spot in the 300-1000 Population Category. Sponsored by IPB, the Pride of Place competition was initiated 18 years ago though a Cooperation Ireland programme to acknowledge the invaluable work undertaken by volunteers and those involved in local community development.

It has grown into the largest competition recognising community development achievements on the island of Ireland, north and south, and is commonly known as the ‘Community Oscars’. Communities are nominated across a number of populationbased and theme-based categoried by their local authorities, in recognition of the excellence of their work. A judging panel then travels…

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