Firstly, Alexander Street Residents Association won their category of Urban Neighbourhoods under 1000 people. The award was hugely justified and represents acknowledgement of the years of hard work, commitment and dedication of a small group of people to make their community a better place to live. Working jointly with Waterford City & County Council, the residents have shown determination to improve the streetscape of where they live but also to assist older neighbours to access services, attend appointments and to enjoy the essentials of life.
Secondly, the Deise Day Centre in Dungarvan won their category, Age Friendly Initiative. The day centre do a huge amount of work in the Dungarvan areas and its environs whether it be the provision of a Meals on Wheels service, operation of the day centre itself which service thousands of meals per annum, provides music and activities, manages the care and Repair service for the area and a multitude of other activities for older people.
Congratulations to both the Alexander Street Residents Association and Deise Day Centre once again!