Achiev­ers rec­og­nized


The Sligo Champion - - NEWS -

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.

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