Annual Awards Press Launch 2018

Mayo’s 2019 Annual Award winners were announced at a special press launch on Thursday 18 January in Dublin’s Ballsbridge Hotel. The ‘Virginia Gallagher Mayo Person of the Year’ Sister Maureen Lally from Islandeady; The ‘Meitheal of the Year’ Comharchumann Forbartha Ionad Deirbhile Teo (CFID) from Blacksod, and the ‘Young Mayo Person of the Year’ athlete Michaela Walsh (18) from Swinford will receive their awards at our black tie gala ceremony – The Yew Tree Ball – in Dublin’s Ballsbridge Hotel on Saturday, 10 February.

Mayo Mental Health Association was announced as the main charity partner of this year’s awards ceremony, with all proceeds from our Bumper Envelope Draw on the night of The Yew Tree Ball going towards this very worthwhile charity.