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The contribution that our wonderful volunteers make is always valued. The Concern Volunteer Awards is our opportunity to extend our thanks to our volunteers more formally and to celebrate the extraordinary work that they do.
This year's official awards ceremony took place in our Dublin office on Saturday 25 May, and we took this opportunity to extend our thanks to all of our volunteers and to celebrate the extraordinary work that they do across the country.
"Having started as a volunteer myself with Concern more than 32 years ago I am happy to say that volunteerism is alive and well at Concern."
An independent panel of judges had a difficult job shortlisting schools, groups and individuals from the nominations received. The winners below received awards on 25 May 2019 during our ceremony at Concern Worldwide's offices in Dublin.
The following individuals and groups were formally recognised under these six categories:
And the following individuals and groups have been recognised with Outstanding Commitment Awards:
We are also very lucky to have so many amazing debate volunteers. The following people received our Debates Award:
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