Mayor of Carrick-on-Suir Cllr Kieran Bourke presented the Paddy Clancy Perpetual Trophy to this year’s Youth Award winner Richard Dunphy, representing Carrick CBS Secondary School at the Lions Club Awards Ceremony.
Richard was one of eight nominees for the award.
Peter McCarthy, who nominates Youth Award candidates annually, was presented with a framed scroll honouring his lifetime contribution to swimming and water safety. Cllr Bourke said the Lions awards were a great opportunity to publicly thank and congratulate the many outstanding young people in our community. He thanked the Lions Club for its huge contribution to the town and for helping young people achieve their goals.