Mayor of South Dublin County, Councillor Sarah Holland expressed her joy at the recent win for South Dublin Library services at the 12th annual Chambers Ireland Awards.
The Council’s Libraries and Arts Services were awarded ‘Best Library Service’ Award for their programme ‘Creative Campus: Supporting our second level students in South Dublin’ and the ‘Sustaining the Arts’ Award for ‘Tenderfoot: A volume of plays by and for young people’, a partnership project with the Civic Theatre lead by theatre artist Veronica Coburn.
Mayor Holland said: “I am delighted that the work of South Dublin County Council and partner agencies have been recognised with these prestigious awards. South Dublin County Council strives to support the development of young people in our county – these projects offer a support to young people and encourage them to participate, learn and engage”.
Chief Executive, Daniel Mc Loughlin added: “The Chambers Ireland Awards are a great opportunity to recognise Local Authority Innovation at national level. I am delighted and proud of all the staff who were winners and those whose projects were shortlisted for these awards. It is important that their efforts and achievements are acknowledged by their peers”.
The Excellence in Local Government Awards, hosted by Chambers Ireland in partnership with the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government and showcases the best practice in local government throughout Ireland.