Congratulations and Good Luck Paul

23 08 2012

Ballycastle SDLP Councillor Dónal Cunningham has congratulated fellow Ballycastle man Paul Kerrigan who has successfully reeached the final of the Calor Ireland Community Champion.

Wishing him well, Councillor Cunningham  assured Paul that he is already a winnner and the Ballycastle community greatly appreciates his efforts.

Paul has worked very hard in setting up the Ballycastle Community Development Group (BCDG). A group was inspired by the facebook page “What I would like to see in Ballycastle”.
“In the short period of their existence the group under Paul’s  guidance have

  • initiated the Youthlinks regeneration fund (saving a local youth club from shutting down),
  • delivered the first community festival recently to the town in many years as part of the Olympic torch day on the 3rd of June.
  • organised a Community games weekend
  • are in the process of developing a community radio station for all in the community, but specifically involving youth who are on the fringes of crime and getting them involved to help change their lives for the better.
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Cunningham urges facebook users to vote for Paul Kerrigan

5 08 2012

 

Ballycastle SDLP Councillor Dónal Cunningham has urged facebook users to vote for local man Paul Kerrigan in the 2012 Calor Ireland Community Champion awards.

“Paul has worked very hard in setting up the Ballycastle Community Development Group (BCDG). This group was inspired by the facebook page “What I would like to see in Ballycastle”.
“In the short period of their existence the group under Paul’s  guidance have

  • initiated the Youthlinks regeneration fund (saving a local youth club from shutting down),
  • delivered the first community festival recently to the town in many years as part of the Olympic torch day on the 3rd of June.
  • are in the process of developing a community radio station for all in the community, but specifically involving youth who are on the fringes of crime and getting them involved to help change their lives for the better.

Should Paul be successful the community group could benefit from a prize fund of 10.000 euros.

To vote facebook users need to “like” the Calor Ireland facebook page before proceeding to vote for Paul the County Antrim Champion, you are entitled to vote once every day up until 17th August.

So “Vote Early – Vote Often – Vote Paul”