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ELG Winners 2016

ELG Winners 2016

The shortlist and winners of the 2016 Excellence in Local Government Awards are as follows:

Supporting Active Communities

  • Fingal County Council - Fingal Age Friendly Town - Skerries
  • Limerick City & County Council - Team Limerick Clean Up ***WINNER***
  • Meath County Council - Unity Centre, Windtown
  • South Dublin County Council - The Community Initiative Fund

Best Practice in Citizen Engagement

  • Cork City Council - Cork City Council's Choice Based Letting Scheme
  • Kildare County Council - Celbridge Integrated Services Programme
  • Mayo County Council - Mayo Day ***WINNER***
  • South Dublin County Council - Annual Service Delivery Plan - "Where Your Money Goes"

Health & Wellbeing

  • Cork City Council - Growing Imaginations Sensory Workshops for Health and Wellbeing 
  • Kildare County Council - Athy Community Addiction Response
  • South Dublin County Council - HI South Dublin Healthy County ***WINNER***

Supporting Tourism

  • Carlow County Council - Carlow Food Tourism Project
  • Clare County Council - Ennis Book Club Festival ***WINNER***
  • Cork County Council - Fortress Spike Island - Phase 1 
  • South Dublin County Council - Dublin Mountains Partnership

Promoting Economic Development

  • Cork County Council - Beacon Retail Programme
  • Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council - The CoCo Markets
  • Limerick City & County Council - Innovate Limerick ***WINNER***
  • Mayo County Council - Mayo - The Connected County 
  • Offaly County Council - The Junction Business Innovation Centre

Local Authority Innovation

  • Cork City Council - Cork City Council's Litter Fine System ***WINNER***
  • Fingal County Council - Fingal Online Consultation Portal
  • Kilkenny County Council - Open Planning
  • Limerick City & County Council - HAP Shared Services Centre
  • Monaghan County Council - Lifetime Dog Licence with free Microchipping and Registration
  • South Dublin County Council - Building the Lean Six Sigma Organisation

Sustainable Environment

  • Cork County Council - Implementation of ISO 5001 standard in Cork County Council 
  • Dublin City Council - Think Energy: Home Energy Saving Kit
  • Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council - Biodiversity in Action ***WINNER***
  • South Dublin County Council - Social Credit Scheme

Best Library Service

  • Galway County Council - Rebirth and Reimagining - Ballinasloe Library: A Community Focus for a New Generation 
  • Offaly County Council - My Open Library ***WINNER***
  • South Dublin County Council - South Dublin Libraries Heritage Publications and Bookstore
  • Wexford County Council -Wexford Mobile Library Service - Literacy at the heart of Rural Communities

Sustaining the Arts

  • Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council - dlr Performing Arts Award
  • Fingal County Council - The Lucky Penny 1916 Literature Project and Exhibition 
  • Kildare County Council - 1916 Sackville Street Art Project ***WINNER***

Joint Local Authority Initiative

  • Donegal County Council- North West of the Island of Ireland - A Strategic Model for Regional Development Growth ***WINNER***
  • Dublin City Council - Smart Dublin
  • Sligo County Council - Boosting regional enterprise, tourism and economic activities through overseas and transatlantic linkages

Festival of the Year

  • Cork County Council - A Taste of West Cork Food Festival ***WINNER***
  • Fingal County Council - Dublin Bay Prawn Festival 2016
  • Louth County Council - Drogheda Arts Festival 
  • Mayo County Council - Battle for the Lake Kite and Music Festival - Achill Island

Outstanding Customer Service

  • Cork City Council - Cork Cashes Out
  • Fingal county Council - Fingal Customer Care Unit 
  • Limerick City & County Council - Implementation of Customer Services Centres
  • Tipperary County Council - Integrated Customer Services Centre ***WINNER***

Enhancing the Urban Environment

  • Cork County Council - Clonakilty Urban Design Masterplan
  • Dublin City Council - Kilmainham Civic Space
  • Fingal County Council - "Keeping it Green" An Open Space Strategy for Fingal - Large Scale Bulb Planting in Civic Areas
  • Meath County Council - Ashbourne Main Street Refurbishment Scheme ***WINNER***

Heritage and Built Environment

  • Cavan County Council - The 1916 Exhibition and Experience 
  • Fingal County Council - Swords Castle: Digging History ***WINNER***
  • Kildare County Council - John Devoy - The Greatest of Fenians

Disability Services Provision

  • Fingal County Council - Adapted Physical Activity - Sports for All
  • Kerry County Council - Kerry Library Toys & Sensory Resources Service
  • South Dublin county Council - Learn to Cycle 
  • Wexford County Council - Wexford County Council Beach Wheelchair Initiative ***WINNER***

Commemorations & Centenaries

  • Carlow County Council - Carlow Ireland 2016 "Reflections from a Light Box" 
  • Dublin City Council - Dublin Remembers 1916 - 2016: Is Cuimhin Linn ***WINNER***
  • Fingal County Council - Fingal 2016 Centenary Programme
  • Kildare County Council - 1916 Sackville Street Art Project
  • Meath County Council - Battle of Ashbourne State Ceremony and Commemorative Event 
  • Monaghan County Council - From a Whisper to a Roar - Exploring the Untold Story of Monaghan
  • South Dublin County Council- Commemorative plaza with new entrance to Pearse Museum and St. Enda's Park, Grange Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16
  • Wexford County Council - County Wexford 1916 Centenary Commemorative Programme

 Local Authority of the Year

  • Fingal County Council

You can view the 2016 ELG Awards booklet here.

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