Nominations sought for 5th annual Garda Youth Awards

An Garda Síochána, Roscommon/Longford is delighted to announce the launch of the fifth annual Roscommon/Longford Garda Youth Awards, in association with Roscommon and Longford County Councils who are sponsoring the initiative again this year.

The Roscommon/Longford Garda Youth Awards celebrate outstanding young people between the ages of 13 and 21 years. An Garda Síochána, Roscommon/Longford, in conjunction with Roscommon and Longford County Councils recognise that a lot of good work is being done by young people in every community in these 2 Counties.

The nomination process is now open and An Garda Síochána in Roscommon and Longford are inviting the public to nominate a young person they know, who was committed to making a difference to their Community during 2022.

Chairperson of the Roscommon/Longford Youth Awards Inspector David Cryan commented that this is a wonderful opportunity for anyone to nominate a young person or persons within their community, who they feel should be recognised for their contribution to their local area. ‘This event recognises the outstanding contributions that young people are making in their communities on an ongoing basis. This is an excellent opportunity to celebrate the achievements of young people in our Community’.

Gardaí will be distributing nomination forms to schools, youth groups and voluntary organisations right across the counties of Roscommon and Longford via email in the coming weeks. These forms may also be requested from [email protected] or may be downloaded on the Garda website and also from the Roscommon and Longford Local Authority websites.

Nomination Forms can be emailed to [email protected] or can be posted to the Community Policing Unit, Boyle Garda Station, Co. Roscommon.

All nominations must be received by 5pm on Wednesday, 31st May 2023.

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