Irish Red Cross Instructor of the Year Award
Winner: Rose Ward
Rose Ward is from the Claremorris branch of the Irish Red Cross. Rose as an instructor has dedicated her time and effort over the years to helping and teaching others.
Irish Red Cross Unit Member of the Year Award
Winner: Paddy Redmond
Paddy Redmond is from the Enniscorthy Wexford branch of the Irish Red Cross. He is currently ADU for the Wexford area.Paddy in recent months conveyed his true volunteer spirit from his dedicated and professional work during storm Emma and other natural disasters that have been taking place within our country.
Health & Social Care Officer of the Year Award
Winner: Antoinette Coffey
As Director of Health & Social Care for the Waterford Area, Antoinette consistently monitors any potential risks to vulnerable persons within the Waterford Area.
Irish Red Cross Branch of the Year Award
The Roscrea branch plays a vital role in the local community and supports the area and its people through voluntary first aid, youth groups, Awareness days and indeed courses.
Irish Red Cross Area of the Year Award
Donegal Red Cross has had a difficult year with the flooding destroying their building and several of their vehicles. Despite this, the area bound together and helped those people that were in need during the aftermath of the flooding and did so with dignity and respect.
Irish Red Cross Youth Achievement Award
Winner: Caoimhe McLaughlin
Caoimhe has been a member of the Muff Branch since she was 10 years old and has been a youth leader from age 18. In 2017 Caoimhe was elected Branch Youth Officer and completed Branch Youth Officer training and leadership training, ensuring she is equipped with the knowledge and skills to help in the learning and development of youth members of the Branch.
Irish Red Cross Young Volunteer of the Year Award
Winner: Sarah McConnellogue
Sarah is 12 years of age and has been a member of Muff Branch for 3 years. During this time Sarah has embodied the Principles of the Red Cross and is eager to learn and develop. She is involved as a youth member and has completed the programmes in relation to Anti Bullying, OPTIONS Bronze and Silver, Positive Mental health, Positive Images and Fundamental Principles. Read More
Irish Red Cross Volunteer of the Year Award
Winner: Padraig O’Reilly
A volunteer with the Irish Red Cross for just shy of 20 years, Padraig O’Reilly balances a hectic schedule; he works full-time in Dunnes Stores, he is a retained firefighter with Cork County Fire Service and he holds no less than three positions in the Irish Red Cross – Branch Secretary, Branch Youth Officer and he is also a training officer in the unit structure. Read More
Irish Red Cross Special Status Award
Winner: Cloverhill Prision
Cloverhill Prison is the only remand centre which brings a lot of instability and issues when trying to implement a course like Community Based Health and First AID ( CBHFA). For us, CBHFA is about teamwork and it wouldn't happen in Cloverhill without the strength of our team.