Inishowen urged to
enter Good Causes Awards
THE National Lottery is
encouraging sports clubs, community organisations and
projects in Inishowen to enter the Good Causes Awards,
with a total prize fund of €95,000 on offer.
These awards honour the inspiring work and achievements
of thousands of projects, clubs and individuals all over
Ireland, who, with the help of Good Causes funding, have
had an extraordinary impact on their local communities.
The awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, 20th
February, 2021 in the Mansion House in Dublin.
The finale will be presented by broadcaster and
journalist, Grainne Seoige and the competition’s judging
process will be chaired by Lotto presenter and RTÉ
weather broadcaster, Nuala Carey.
The Good Causes Awards judging process
will be chaired by Lotto presenter and RTÉ weather
broadcaster, Nuala Carey.
Speaking on launching the
awards, Nuala Carey said it is fitting that the profound
impact of various Good Causes in villages, towns and
cities all over Ireland, is recognised.
She said: “The National Lottery is used to celebrating
winners. However we have thousands of winners, unsung
heroes, who work quietly under the radar to make
positive change in their communities and these awards
reflect that dedication and commitment. I was lucky
enough to witness this having being on the judging panel
for the national finals of the Good Causes Awards for
the past two years so this year I am thrilled to be
chairing the panel of judges.”
Individuals, community projects and organisations in
received Good Causes funding between the years 2014 to
2019 (inclusive) are eligible to apply. The closing date
for applications is Friday, 9th October 2020, at 5pm.
You can enter the competition and check your eligibility at
The Awards will have seven categories which will
culminate to an awards luncheon on Saturday 20th
February 2021 in the Round Room in the Mansion House in
strict adherence to Government health guidelines with
regard to COVID-19.
The seven categories are:
• Health and Well Being
• Youth Affairs.
• Special category: Irish Language
Each of the seven category winners receiving €10,000 and
the overall Good Cause of the Year winning an additional