Kerry community groups urged to apply for National Lottery Good Causes Awards

REPRO FREE 14/02/2019 Pictured at the University of Limerick for the launch of the National Lottery Good Causes Awards 2019 are Olympic hurdler Thomas Barr, Theresa Kavanagh of the Children's Grief Centre (which was awarded Overall Good Cause winner in 2018), and National Lottery CEO Dermot Griffin. Photo by Diarmuid GreeneIrish Olympian hurdler Thomas Barr today (Thursday 14th February) launched the National Lottery Good Causes Awards 2019 which honour the inspiring work and achievements of thousands of projects, clubs and individuals all over Ireland. The major awards initiative, now in its second year, is open to organisations making an incredible difference in their communities with the help of National Lottery Good Causes funding. The televised awards carry a prize fund of Û95,000. Entries are made on line. More information and full competition rules at www.lottery.ie/goodcausesawards.

Community organisations, sports clubs and projects throughout Kerry are being urged to apply for the National Lottery Good Causes Awards before Friday’s deadline (March 29th).

Groups that benefitted from National Lottery Good Causes funding can apply and there is a total prize fund of €95,000 on offer.

The awards honour the inspiring work and achievements of thousands of projects, clubs and individuals.

Awards will be given out across 7 categories: Sport, Health and Well Being, Arts/Culture, Heritage, Community, Youth Affairs and Irish Language.

The gala awards dinner will be held in Dublin on November 2nd.

Groups can check eligibility at www.lottery.ie/goodcausesawards.