The Camogie Association Media Awards and Mick Dunne Memorial Award recipients for 2015 have been announced with Waterford Camogie Board the biggest winner.
Róisín Hartley receives the PRO of the Year accolade while the innovative social media campaign #JointheJourney which followed the fortunes of the county’s All-Ireland winning season has been awarded the Camogie Association Best Use of Social Media Award.
Kfm and the Southern Star were named as the Mick Dunne Local Radio and Local Newspaper of the Year respectively. Clare Camogie Board collect the accolade for Match Programme.
Desmond Loughrey of Co. Derry wins the Photograph of the Year award.
The awards will be presented on Saturday, February 20th at Croke Park as part of the Volunteer of the Year Awards. This is the tenth year of the awards which honour the contributions of local and national press and volunteers to the promotion and development of camogie.
Notes to the editor:
o This is the tenth year of the Camogie Association Media Awards incorporating the Mick Dunne Memorial Awards. Mick Dunne made an outstanding contribution to the coverage of Gaelic Games, particularly camogie. He gave the game extensive coverage in print, radio and television.
o The 2015 Mick Dunne Memorial Award recipients are: PRO of the Year, Róisín Hartley, Waterford Camogie Board; Local Radio, Kfm; Local Newspaper, the Southern Star; Match Programme, Clare Camogie Board.
o The 2015 Camogie Association Media Award recipients are; Best Use of Social Media, Waterford Camogie Board; Photograph of the Year, Desmond Loughrey.
o For further information on the Camogie Association Media and the Mick Dunne Memorial Awards go to www.camogie.ie and facebook.com/officialCamogieAssociation and twitter.com/officialcamogie
* For further information contact Claire Egan, Communications & Marketing Director, the Camogie Association, Tel: 01 865 8618, 087 9030 755, Email: Claire.Egan@camogie.ie