Garda youth awards launched in Fermoy

GARDA YOUTH AWARDS LAUNCHED IN FERMOY: At the launch of the Cork North Garda Division Youth Achievement Awards 2017 in Fermoy Community Youth Centre were, l-r: Garda Pat Hegarty (Juvenile Liaison Officer), Inspector Michael Corbett (Fermoy Garda Station), Padraic O Neachtain (representing sponsors Supermac's), Superintendent Mick McGuire and Fermoy Community Garda, Conor Gately. Nominations now being accepted.  (John Ahern)

Young people who have gone above and beyond the call of duty will be honoured at this year’s Cork North Garda Division Youth Awards which take place in the Charleville Park Hotel on November 23. 

Nominees are now being sought for these prestigious awards. Those being nominated must be between 14 and 19 years of age and be resident within the Cork North Division (Fermoy, Mitchelstown, Midleton, Mallow, Cobh and Kanturk).

Individuals, family members, clubs, businesses or voluntary groups can nominate a person or group.

Nomination forms are available from local Garda stations or by contacting Garda Pat Hegarty on 087-0601745.

The formal launch took place in Fermoy Community Youth Centre on Wednesday, September 6 …

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John Ahern
John Ahern is a native of Araglin and has been associated with The Avondhu since 1997. A great lover of sport, John is particularly interested in GAA and is often called upon to don the referee’s jersey. He has a keen interest in local issues and current affairs and his knowledge of the general locale sees him in much demand for Avondhu assignments.