Dublin North Central Garda Youth Awards 2019
Young community stars shone bright at Croke Park when the Dublin North Central Garda Youth awards took place recently!
The annual awards recognise outstanding young people between the ages of 13 and 21 who do good work in our local community areas covered by the Bridewell, Store Street and Moutjoy Garda Stations and are proudly supported each year by the stadium.
Speaking at the awards, Croke Park Stadium Director, Peter McKenna said how important the awards are and praised the young winners for their kindness, determination, courage and dedication to others in our community.
Chief Superintendent for the Dublin North Central Garda Division, Patrick McMenamin also spoke and highlighted how important it is to recognise the valuable contributions which our young people are making in society daily which often gets forgotten.
Also returning to speak at the ceremony was one of the overall Garda Youth Award winners from 2017; Mark Harmon from Brádóg Youth Project. Mark spoke passionately about his life experience, his community and what winning the overall award for their special media project on O’Devaney Gardens meant to him.
Eleven prestigious Garda Youth Awards were presented on the night and our award winners for 2019 were:
D District Award Winner – Ciara Walsh
U District Winner – Tom Gaskin
C District Winner – Jake Redmond
Special Achievement Award - Blaine Fitzgerald
Special Achievement Award - James Nolan
Special Achievement Award - Mark Kinsella
Special Achievement Award - Pierce O'Leary
Community Safety Award Winner - Mark Valente
Group Award Winners - Corinthians Boxing Club
Hall of Fame Award Winner – Jorge Santos
Overall winner – The Dialogue Group