Cahir and District Sports Achievement Awards for July and August took place in the Galtee Inn last Sunday, October 9.
The nominees for the month of August were: Rosanna Kiely U14 County Ladies Football, Rachel O’Donnell and Christina Delaney U16 County Ladies Football, Sinead O’Donnell for weight lifting and Danny Smith for Athletics.
The overall winner for month of August were joint winners - the three ladies for playing and winning all Irelands at U14 and U16 level for their county in Ladies Football, congratulations to all.
For September we had three worthy nominees: Lisa Lonergan for taekwon-do, Kevin Sullivan for karate and Shane Cross for horse racing. The overall winner for this month was Lisa Lonergan who won a silver medal in England in the world championships.
Well done to all August and September nominees for their great efforts in their various sports - what great talent we have in our area!
It is worth mentioning that congratulations were also in order for Áine Roche who presented some of the awards last Sunday in the Galtee Inn and Danny Smith who was one of the August nominees.
Áine was first lady home in the 10k Carers Run that also took place last Sunday and Danny Smith was the first man home in the same 10K - just further proof of the wealth of sporting talent in our locale!