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The Pride of Place Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of people who work tirelessly to create pride in their local area and a better place for local residents.  

Ballyogan Estate Management Forum takes Runner-Up Prize at Pride of Place Gala Awards Ceremony 2016

Ballyogan Estate Management Forum was announced as the runner up in the Urban Neighbourhoods category at the annual IPB Pride of Place Gala Awards Ceremony, which was hosted by Belfast City Council, in association with Co-operation Ireland on 26th November 2016.

The all-island Pride of Place Awards, which is now in its fourteenth year, promotes and celebrates the best in community development and recognises the selfless efforts of people in making their local communities better places in which to live. The focus of this competition is on people coming together to shape, change and improve daily lives in their communities.

Representatives of Ballyogan Estate Management Forum, along with members of the Council’s Community Development and Social Inclusion Section which works to promote the wellbeing and quality of life of citizens and communities in the Dún-Laoghaire Rathdown area through Community Development and Estate Management Programmes, attended the event and were presented with their award by Lord Mayor of Belfast Alderman Brian Kingston.