Prestigious award for Daingean’s Padraig

PADRAIG McGrath from Daingean Youth Club and Midlands Regional Youth Service has received a prestigious Youth Work Ireland National Volunteer Achievement Award.

PADRAIG McGrath from Daingean Youth Club and Midlands Regional Youth Service has received a prestigious Youth Work Ireland National Volunteer Achievement Award.

The awards recognise outstanding achievement by volunteers around the country who deliver or assist in delivering local youth services. The awards ceremony took place at the Youth Work Ireland National Office in Dublin last Saturday, November 5.

There are a number of categories. Padraig was nominated in the ‘Leading the Way’ award which recognises volunteers working with young people in a youth club or youth project.

Competition was intense in this category and local people in Daingean were thrilled that Padraig came out on top.