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Triple win for Spraoi agus Spórt 11.05.22

SPRAOI agus Spórt in Carndonagh are celebrating, after winning no less than three
national awards. “We are blown away,” says chief executive, Helen Nolan. “But it’s a huge
boost to our team, volunteers, and funders, who all contribute to our success.”

• Spraoi secured a Gold Award for Best Disability Access & Inclusion Initiative at the
recent All-Ireland Community & Council Awards.

• They also won a Silver Award for Best Community Based Initiative at the All-Ireland
Community & Council Awards.

• In addition to these two awards, Spraoi scooped After School Club of the Year for
Ireland at the international Prestige Awards.
Cllr Liam Blaney looks on as Cathaoirleach Jack Murray presents one of two national awards to Spraoi Chief Executive Helen Nolan at the All-Ireland Community & Council Awards
Spraoi agus Spórt chairperson, Patricia Lee, says “Everyone gives their best, but we
could not do this without the support of our funders and our community who support us
with fundraising. These include public sector funders like Pobal, the HSE and the
Department of Community and Rural Development.”

“But we also get great funding support from our local community. For example, The Square
Bar, Clonmany raised €8,100 euro for us over Christmas. Tommy & Margaret Doherty
recently donated €1,000 from donations they sought in lieu of presents for their 50th
Wedding Anniversary. So, we hope these awards show them all, once more, that their
faith in us is fully justified!”

Find out more here about Spraoi agus Spórt, call them on 074 93 73303 or email:
info@spraoiagussport.ie .
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