THE SLIGO CHAMPION BUSINESS AWARDS AMBASSADOR WINNERS
THREE Sligo natives were lauded for their dedication at The Sligo Champion Business Awards at the Radisson Blu hotel last Friday night.
Dementia sufferer and campaigner Helen Rochford Brennan received a standing ovation when she spoke after being awarded the Sligo Lifetime Achievement Award.
RTE’s Northern Editor Tommie Gorman received the Sligo Ambassador of the Year for promoting Sligo over the years.
The Special Recognition Award for Sligo Volunteer of the Year went to Johnny Banks of Collooney for his work with the Teeling Centre and others.
(L-R)Sligo Ambassador of the Year sponsored by Bibby Financial Services,RTE Northern Editor Tommie Gorman, Sligo Lifetime Achievement Award, sponsored by David McConville Orthodontic, winner Helen Rochford Brennan (centre, accompanied by her son), The Sligo Champion Business Development Manager Lorraine McDonnell, CEO Sligo Leader Chris Gonley and guest speaker, the broadcaster Ivan Yates. Donal Hackett.
Bibby Financial Services MD Mark O’Rourke, Sligo Ambassador of the Year Tommie Gorman, The Sligo Champion’s Lorraine McDonnell and Sligo/Leitrim Fine Gael TD Tony McLoughlin.
Sligo Volunteer of the Year, sponsored by Gilroy Gannon, Johnny Banks.
Sligo Lifetime Achivement Winner Helen Rochford Brennan speaking to Journalist Sorcha Crowley about her award.