Congratulations to The All Ireland Credit Union 2022 Shortlistees and Winners.
VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR
Winner : PETER HENSEY, Tullamore Credit Union
RISING STAR OF THE YEAR
Winner : LAKSHAY MOHAN SETH, Palmerston Credit Union
EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR
Joint Winner : CHRISTINE COSTELLO, Donore Credit Union
Joint Winner: OWEN YOUNG, Cairdre Credit Union
SPECIAL JUDGES AWARD DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
PAULA MAGUIRE, Lucan Credit Union
DISTINGUISHED LEADER OF THE YEAR
Winner BRIAN O’NEILL, Coalisland Credit Union
SOCIAL DIVIDEND INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR
Winner : SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD – DONORE CREDIT UNION
Winner : SUSTAINABILITY AWARD – ATHENRY CREDIT UNION
BEST MARKETING INITIATIVE
Winner : BEST MARKETING INITIATIVE – CARA CREDIT UNION
Winner : BEST USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA – ACCESS CREDIT UNION
Winner : BEST INNOVATION PROJECT – DROGHEDA CREDIT UNION
SPECIAL JUDGES AWARD IN MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING
Winner : NAOMH BREANDAN
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Shortlisted in this category are :
Pat Breen, Caidre Credit Union
Patsy McShane, Ballinascreen Credit Union
Bernie O’Mara, Blanchardstown & District Union
Frances Bradley, Castlecomer Credit Union
Martin Nolan, Lucan District Credit Union
Brendan Conlon, Moy Credit Union
Mick Culkeen, St Jarlaths Credit Union
Brian Gunning, Tullamore Credit Union
Michel Gormley, Westport Credit Union
Winner : BERNIE O’MARA Blanchardstown & District Credit Union
Winner : CARA CREDIT UNION
Press Release CU Awards, October 27, 2022
The inaugural, all Ireland CU Awards were held at a gala dinner in the Intercontinental Hotel in Dublin on Saturday October 22nd. Coinciding with International Credit Union Day. The night was deemed a huge success by the many Credit Union attendees and their sponsors. Such was the positive feedback received by the founders of the CU Awards, Sean Staunton and Michael Byrne that a date of 21 October 2023 has been agreed for the next celebration of the Credit Union movement, which promises to be even bigger and more entertaining.
The glittering event celebrated the many achievements of Credit Unions throughout the island of Ireland across all platforms of business, wellbeing, individual contributions and lifetime achievements.
The judging panel was composed of business and community leaders, Chairing the judging panel was Joanne Griffin, Thought partner/CFO and author of Humology, and included Donal McKillop, Professor of Financial Services, Queens University, Belfast, Olive McCarthy Senior Lecturer University Cork, Lorraine Corcoran CEO Afanite, Social Economy & Governance Expert, Chair of the Credit Union Advisory Committee and Nick Money, Director of Development at Swoboda Research Centre.
The event organizers, Anne Purtell and Donna O Connor, have extensive experience in business and event organization and management.
They can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com for information on the 2023 event.
In the meantime, have October 21 October 2023 as a must attend date in your schedule.