Former Kildare person of the Year, Sean O’Sullivan has been nominated for the national LAMA Community and Council Awards 2014,
The finalists were announced last week and Sean has been nominated in the Community Volunteer of the Year category.
The Naas resident has been recognised for his work with HOPE(D), - a charity he set up in 2003. The group aims to help people and families suffering from depression and those affected by suicide bereavement. The awards celebrate community and councils working together.
Cllr George Jones, Chairman of IPB Insurance, said; “As the proud insurer of the local authorities, IPB Insurance is delighted to continue our long-standing support of the LAMA Awards. Now in its 8th year, the LAMA Community and Council Awards provide an invaluable platform to recognise and celebrate those communities and councils who are working together to deliver excellence in development and recreational projects. This event affords us all a unique opportunity to pause and say thank you to the people whose tireless work n quality local projects makes such a meaningful difference across the country.”
Cllr. Hugh Mc Elvaney, Chairman of LAMA said;“It is great to see so many innovative and unique projects being recognised and congratulations to all who have reached the final. The LAMA awards are distinctive in that they celebrate councils and communities working together, every year I am amazed at the wonderful work being carried out across the nations.”
This year’s winners will be announced at the ceremony, hosted by Miriam O’Callaghan at the Crown Plaza Hotel, on January 25.