Kildare Derby Person of the Year nominees honoured

Nominees for the Kildare Derby Festival Person of the Year pictured at Tigerlilys, Kildare Town on September 6 were  Paddy Phelan, Ann O Neill, Margie Sheridan, Kim Kelly, Amanda McCannon, Mary Kavanagh, Fred Archibold, Sr. Brid Kenny, Josie Farrell, and Charlene Bennett, Photo. Jimmy Fullam.
Sally Purcell was crowned Kildare Derby Festival Person of the Year at a special ceremony on September 10.

Sally Purcell was crowned Kildare Derby Festival Person of the Year at a special ceremony on September 10.

The nominees for the title were also honoured at Tigerlilies.

Paddy Phelan, Ann O Neill, Margie Sheridan, Kim Kelly, Amanda McCannon, Mary Kavanagh, Fred Archibold, Sr. Brid Kenny, Josie Farrell, and Charlene Bennett were all nominated.

The Kildare’s Got Talent competition was also held on the night and prizes were awarded for the best entries for the Derby Festival Parade. Last year’s winner, Paddy Phelan will go forward to the County Kildare Person of the Year Awards.