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Future Soccer Stars Awards

September 201701st

Local News, Sport / Club Notes, Announcements

Future Soccer Stars Awards

Mayor John Carroll, Local Gardaí, Clúid staff & Residents


Mayor John Carroll Presents Awards to Future Soccer Stars

Friday 18th August

For the third year in a row, children from two housing estates in Nenagh took part in Summer Soccer Camps from the 14th – 18th August.

The camps were coordinated by Nenagh AFC’s Jonathan Delaney who commented: “I am delighted to once again coach the kids at the third annual Ballygraigue & Ormond Summer Soccer Camps. This is a fantastic project which aims to give kids a productive outlet through sport and takes place right on
their doorstep. The progression in development of the players is clear to see and the bonds built through the Soccer Camps have formed lasting friendships. The community really has come together to deliver a fun-filled week for all.”

Lord Mayor of Nenagh, Councillor John Carroll presented medals at an award ceremony following a week long programme of activity including an inter-estate tournament: “I am thrilled to be here today at this terrific local community event. It really is wonderful to see so many young people involved in this initiative. Furthermore, I wish to compliment Clúid Housing, An Garda Síochána and Tusla for working together to make this happen. It is a wonderful example of partnership and community building.”

The Lord Mayor was also on hand to help residents from Ormond Drive and Ballygraigue Court judge the Dog Show. A family fun day topped off the celebrations in the town.

Clúid Housing manage two schemes in Nenagh, Ormond Drive in Tyone and Ballygraigue Court.

Mayor John Carroll & Brigid Toohey


Maya Gillick & Eire Kelly


Brigid Toohey


Eire Kelly


Annalise Toohey

Editor’s Notes: Clúid Housing is a not-for-profit organisation that provides over 6,000 social housing units around the country. As well as providing housing, the organisation works to enable people to create thriving communities. Clúid’s vision is a society where everyone has a great place to live.

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