Galway Waterways Patrol and Galway County Council’s lifeguard service have been nominated for Community and Council Awards 2017.
Galway Waterways Patrol, which patrols the city’s waterways at night preventing tragedies, has been nominated in the Emergency Response Person of the Year category, along with Galway County Council for a lifeguard response on 21 July 2016 at Tracht Beach, Kinvara, Co. Galway.
Now in its 11th year, the Community and Council Awards 2017, presented by IPB Insurance and LAMA, provide a platform to recognise and reward communities and councils who are working together to deliver excellence in development and recreational projects.
Over 200 nominations were received for this year’s awards and over 120 entries were shortlisted across the 22 categories.
This year’s Community and Council Award winners will be announced at a gala awards ceremony, hosted by RTÉ’s Marty Morrissey at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Dublin Airport, Northwoord on Saturday 4 February 2017. More details are available at www.lamaawards.org
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