Neighbourhood Awards in North West Dublin

76 Applications forms were sent to residents associations / groups & schools in the North West Area for the 2013 City Neighbourhoods Competition.  The competition consists of 19 categories. We received 38 entries.   All applicants were offered support and assistance from the North West Area staff.

The Citywide Awards took place on Thursday 26th September in the Croke Park Conference Centre.  The North West Area did exceptionally well this year. We were short listed in 16 categories out of an overall total of 18 and scooped awards in 8 categories with 5 First Place Awards.  The schools will be awarded on 6th December in the Mansion House St. Canice’s Girls School Finglas, will represent the North West Area.


The winners on the night are as follows:




St. Helena’s Daisy Roots  Project 1st   Sustainable Initiative
Rediscovery Centre 1st    Business Environment Initiative
Marewood Court Gardening Club 1st  Flat/Apartment Complex
Glor Na nGeal Community Garden 1st Community Environment Initiative
The Village Garden, Wellmount Road 1st Allotments/Community Garden
Willow Park & Pinewood Res.Ass 3rd Residential over 300 houses
Lakeglen Estate Res. Ass 3rd Residential 151- 300 houses
Burren Court Senior Citizens Complex 3rd Senior Citizens Complex


St. Helena’s Daisy Roots also won the overall Businesses Award. This is the first time that a group from the North West Area scooped this Award it was a wonderful achievement & well deserved. Congratulations to all involved.



Jackie O Reilly