Supported by (Not open for public entry) Social enterprises are organisations whose mission is to have a positive effect on society. They generate revenue through their products or services and reinvest their profits back into their social mission. Social enterprises develop solutions to Ireland’s most pressing social issues by creating [...]
Sponsored by This award recognises communities/councils and businesses that have developed a plan/initiative to reduce its dependency on landfill, by putting in place appropriate measures and approaches to reduce waste using a range of measures, namely, prevention and minimisation, reuse, recycling, recovery and disposal, while at the same time making the most [...]
Sponsored by Grand Prix Award (Not Enterable) The Grand Prix Award is a special commendation for outstanding excellence. This prestigious award goes to the project/initiative that received the highest average mark from our esteemed judging panel.
Sponsored by Best Environmental/Ecological Project/Initiative This category seeks to celebrate projects/initiatives that have taken action to improve their local environment; such projects might work to enhance biodiversity; reduce waste; or improve water or air quality, increase energy efficiency/sustainability. These activities could include campaigns to encourage greener behaviours or installation and restoration projects that have environmental improvement [...]
A CSR community programme should represent a sustained effort by a business to strengthen its links within its local community and to have a positive impact on the area. The programme should respond to a specific need in the community and should focus on the measures taken by a business to engage with the community and all [...]
This award recognises a County that has introduced new initiatives and developed infrastructure which creates the best conditions and business environment to attract inward investment. Outline the initiative and why. (40%) Details the how this improved Inward Investment. (30%) Outline the opportunities future growth and plans for your county. (30%) [...]
Sponsored by Council of the Year recognises a local council which has gone above and beyond for the people of the community. It must have developed and be continuing to develop a range of innovative projects and initiatives which improve and enhance the social, environmental, cultural and economic aspects of [...]
This category recognises a project which has had a positive effect upon the nation as a whole, enhancing the environment, cultural or social activities, transport links or the economic stability or growth of the local and national communities who use it. Tell us about the overall concept – why the end result was decided [...]
(Not open for public entry) Each year we receive a number of entries from Councils for unique and special projects that do not fit into any one specific category. With this in mind, the judges may decide to recognise some of these projects for the outstanding contribution they make to their communities. The recipient [...]
(Not open for public entry) Sponsored by IPB Insurance, the Grand Prix Award is a special commendation for outstanding excellence. This prestigious award goes to the project/initiative that received the highest average mark from our esteemed judging panel.