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Attymass captures top position in Category One at Pride of Place Awards

Attymass captured the top position in Category One at the IPB Pride of Place Awards on Saturday night in Letterkenny.

The awards acknowledge the achievements and the invaluable work undertaken by volunteers and those involved in local community development.

Attymass achieved the top position in Category One, which is for villages with a population of less than 300 people.

The judges said this amazing small community immediately impressed the judges with a fantastic welcome in a wonderful centre that is essential to the life of the community. The judges regarded the presentation on the day as one of the best they had ever witnessed. The sense of pride demonstrated in every aspect of community life – history, heritage, culture, international connections, excellent high quality amenities emanating from the extraordinary efforts of the community left the judges very clear that his community had indeed Pride in their Place.

During the ceremony 49 awards were announced in the main competition, the cities competition and special awards, ranging from groups supporting small rural communities to those involved in large inner city housing estates. 

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