The Federation of Irish Sport and EBS are calling on all Kildare people to nominate their local everyday hero for this year’s Federation of Irish Sport Volunteers in Sport awards, proudly supported by EBS.
Mary O’Connor, CEO of Federation of Irish Sport
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Nominations for the awards were extended today and will now close on Friday, October 2nd, with clubs, individuals and sporting bodies across Kildare being urged to nominate their local volunteer to give them the
This year’s awards will once more champion and celebrate the thousands of volunteers in sport and physical activity in local communities nationwide. This 450,000-strong army of volunteers dedicate some 37.2 million hours of volunteering across the country’s 13,000+ sports clubs and associations each year. To nominate a deserving volunteer in your local club or community, simply visit http://www.
Speaking as the countdown to the
We have been involved in communities in Ireland for over 80 years and are delighted to continue our activity in communities around the country with this partnership with the Federation of Irish Sport. We are really looking forward to celebrating these volunteers and giving them the recognition th
Also speaking ahead of the closing of the nomination period, CEO of the Federation of Irish Sport, Mary O’Connor, said: “We are urging everyone to log on to http://www.
The value of volunteering in sport in Ireland is unimaginable, with an estimated 37.2 million hours of unpaid voluntary work performed every year. It is these people who make sport happen in Ireland and it is essential they are recognised, which is why the Federation of Irish Sport established the awards and continue to champion and reward the work of volunteers, now with the invaluable support of EBS. ”