Pride of Place Competition

This annual all-island competition is run in conjunction with local authorities and aims to recognise and celebrate the efforts and endeavours of communities throughout Ireland, to make their place the best place to live. Past entrants have included groups involved in a wide variety of activities across the social spectrum. The common thread is the impact and difference made in people’s lives. 

Closing date for receipt of expression of interest for 2020 has now passed.

  • Pride of Place 2020

Nominated groups will hope to follow in the impressive track record of Limerick’s success in this competition. Limerick’s previous competition winners; 2019 runners up, Abbeyfeale Community Council in the 2500-5000 population category, 2018 first place award was given to The Children’s Grief Centre under the Communities Reaching Out Initiative, along with runners up Limerick Civic Trust in the Creative Place Initiative and Kilmeedy in the 0-300 population category.

Entry Criteria 2020

The competition caters for Urban and Rural Communities which have different categories of entrants in each.

Category

Population

1

0-300

2

300 - 1,000

3

1,000 – 2,000

4

2,000 – 5,000

5

Over 5,000

Category

Theme

6

Creative Place Initiative

7

Community Wellbeing Initiative

8

Community Youth Led Initiative

9

Community Tourism Initiative

Category

Non-Population

10

Housing Estates

11

Islands and Coastal Communities

12

Urban Neighbourhoods*

*An urban neighbourhood is a defined area of a city, town or suburban place

Cities Competition

Category

Population

1

Urban Neighbourhoods under 3,000

2

Urban Neighbourhoods over 3,000

Category

Theme

3

Creative Place Initiative

4

Community Wellbeing Initiative

5

CommunityClimate Action Initiative

6

Community Youth Led Initiative

Limerick City and County Council may nominate one group only per category and a maximum of 5 groups overall.

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Urban and Rural Community Development

Phone +353 61 556000
Location
Limerick City and County Council, Merchant's Quay, Limerick V94 EH90