Pride of Place Competition 2019

Roscommon County Council invites applications for the County Roscommon Pride of Place Competition 2019

 

Roscommon County Council is currently inviting community groups across Roscommon to participate in the County Roscommon Pride of Place Competition 2019. Pride of Place is a prestigious all-island competition and recognises the vast wealth of community contribution to the local society and the creation of civic pride.

 

Roscommon County Council will nominate one or more groups to the All-Island Pride of Place Competition organised by Co-Operation Ireland. The 2019 Pride of Place competition promises to showcase some of the vast wealth of talent and innovation that characterises community groups throughout County Roscommon. The competition is divided into categories.

 

The categories for 2019 are as follows:

 

Category

Population

Population 0 - 300

Population 300 – 1,000

Population 1,000 – 2,000

Population 2,000 – 5,000

Over 5,000

 

Category

Theme

Creative Place Initiative

Community Wellbeing Initiative

Age Friendly Initiative

Community Tourism Initiative

 

Category

Non Population

10.

Housing Estates

11.

Islands and Coastal Communities

12.

Urban Neighbourhoods

 

Community groups can only enter the all-island competition by being nominated by Roscommon County Council. The County Pride of Place competition is open to all communities in County Roscommon with the exception of communities that have been nominated within the last three years. Applications should be made on a town/village/parish basis. Applications received from different groups in the same area may be treated as one application. Groups should, where possible, work together and submit one joint application. Pride of Place emphasises the need for community groups to work together in enhancing their local area and rewards those who demonstrate community co-operation and linkages with public bodies, businesses and agencies.

 

Application forms may be downloaded from related documents below or may be obtained from the Community & Enterprise Department, Roscommon County Council, Áras an Chontae, Roscommon.

 

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is5.00 pm on Tuesday, 23rd April 2019.  

 

Application forms sent by post should be addressed to: “County Roscommon Pride of Place 2019”, Community & Enterprise Department, Roscommon County Council, Áras an Chontae, Roscommon, F42 VR98 or by e-mail to ccollins@roscommoncoco.ie with “County Roscommon Pride of Place 2019” in the subject line.