Winner: The Village Salthill, Galway City

Summary
The Village Salthill is a voluntary association made up of over seventy members from the local business community with the holistic intention of making Salthill the best that it can be for locals, and visitors alike. Working in conjunction with all associations and public bodies collectively on an ongoing basis to deliver its ambitious vision for the future which is to be the top coastal destination of the Wild Atlantic Way.

Community Contact: Roger O’Sullivan rogeribuy@gmail.com

Citation
The dynamism, energy and capability of the members of this winning entry greatly impressed the judges. The winning entry is a voluntary association with over seventy members of the local business community working to make their area the best it can be for the local community and visitors. The association has generated a significant record of achievement, including a greater sense of community developed by their activities, which was abundantly evident for the judges to see.

Runner Up: Seymour Hill & Conway, Lisburn, Co. Antrim