ELG Winners 2019

Local Authority of the Year 2019 – Fingal County Council

Ian Talbot, Chief Executive of Chambers Ireland (left), with Siobhan Kinsella, President of Chambers Ireland (second from right), John Paul Phelan TD, Minister of State for Local Government and Electoral Reform (right) and Fingal County Council Representatives

Supporting Active Communities

Sponsored by EirGrid

Winner: Cork County Council – Blackwater and Creativity in County Cork

Best Practice in Citizen Engagement

Sponsored by ESB Networks

Winner: Fingal County Council – Our Balbriggan – Imagine the Possibilities – Get Involved.

Health & Wellbeing

Sponsored by Healthy Ireland

Winner: Cork City Council – Cork Sanctuary Runners

Supporting Tourism *JOINT WINNERS*

Sponsored by Fáilte Ireland 

Winner: Kerry County Council – From Berlin to Kerry

Winner: South Dublin County Council – The Round Tower, Visitor Centre, Clondalkin – Brú Chrónáin

Promoting Economic Development

Sponsored by EirGrid

Winner: Cork County Council – Bridge to Masschallenge Cork Programme

Local Authority Innovation

Sponsored by TEKEnable

Winner: Cork City Council – Arus Mhuire Rightsizing Housing Project

Sustainable Environment

Sponsored by ERP

Winner: Clare County Council  – Banner Beekeepers Association Apriary at Doora, Ennis

Best Library Service

Winner: Limerick City & County Council – Watch House Cross Community Library Autism Friendly Resource

Sustaining the Arts

Sponsored by Zurich

Winner: Wexford County Council – Arts Ability Programme

Age Friendly Initiative

Sponsored by Waterford Crystal

Winner: Mayo County Council – Age Friendly Airport Guidelines

Festival of the Year

Sponsored by Fáilte Ireland

Winner: Fingal County Council – Dublin Bay Prawn Festival

Outstanding Initiative through the Municipal Districts

Sponsored by LGiU

Winner: Donegal County Council – Hosting the DDF Irish Open in Inishowen MD – a place mobilised

Enhancing the Urban Environment

Sponsored by Ervia

Winner: Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council – Otranto Seaside Gardens

Heritage & Built Environment

Sponsored by AIB

Winner: Monaghan County Council – The Monaghan Spitfire – Life on the Border with a World at War

Disability Services Provision

Sponsored by EirGrid

Winner: Tipperary County Council – Sign of the Times

Commemorations & Centenaries

Sponsored by An Post

Winner: Tipperary County Council – Solohead Parish Centenary Soloheadbeg 1919

The full list of shortlisted projects are available here

Subscribe to our newsletter